Free consultation in foreign languages


We offers multilingual support for foreign residents living in the area to provide general consultation on everyday life issue, information services, and referrals to the organizations that provide support services for foreign residents so that they can live their lives comfortably. Consultation is free. * This operation is managed by NIMIC under the consignment of Nishitokyo city government.

The center’s services may come in handy when:

• you have concerns or questions about everyday issues; • you do not know where to go for advice; • you want to learn more about hospitals and schools; • you are looking for Japanese-language classes; • you need help completing various administrative procedures; • you are looking for information for foreign residents; • you want a multilingual newsletter; • you are interested in international exchange; • you want to volunteer for international exchange or multicultural activities; • you want to volunteer as an interpreter or translator; • you know a foreign resident who is having some problems.

Consultation Days and Hours

– Monday through Friday (closed national holidays and the year-end/New Year’s holidays (From December 27th through January 4th)) 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed 12 noon to 1 p.m.) Note: Available date of interpreters will be depending on the language. For details, please check the calendar below. (The schedule after next month is not fixed yet.)

– TEL&FAX:042-461-0381 – Location: ING Bldg. 1F, 5-6-18 Minami-cho, Nishitokyo – Access A two-minute walk from the south exit of Tanashi Station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line

The location of the City’s consultation desk, “Nishitokyo Multicultural Center “, is marked with a red pin.

Other specialized professional consultation for foreign residents

Relay consultation of Tokyo International Exchange Committee(external link) – There are leaflets in these languages (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Tagalog, French, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Burmese, Indonesian, and Vietnamese)

・DV Consultation Service for foreign residents (Click here for details. (external link (Tokyo Women’s Plaza)) -There are leaflets in these languages (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Tagalog)

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