Consultation Center for Foreigners

Guide for using the Consultation Center for Foreigners

At the consultation center, we offer free foreign language consultations (a call fee is required).
We also provide a trio phone service for those who require an interpreter to communicate with government agencies, schools, and other organizations.

Available languages

Japanese, English, Chinese, Portuguese, Thai, Tagalog, Spanish, Korean, Indonesian, Vietnamese, and other languages
※Available languages vary by day of the week.

Phone 029-244-3811(8:30〜17:00)

Monday Japanese・English・Vietnamese・Chinese(only available in the afternoon)
Tuesday Japanese・English・Korean・Spanish
Wednesday Japanese・English・Thai・Chinese・Vietnamese
Thursday Japanese・English・Portuguese・Tagalog・Indonesian
Friday Japanese・English・Thai・Sinhalese (only available in the afternoon)

※We offer consultations in other languages using translation equipment and other devices

Hours of Operation

8:30am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday
※Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays, and the New Year’s holiday season (from December 29th to January 3rd)

Consultation contents

Status of residence (visa), marriage/divorce, family, labor, education and other general life concerns

Consultation methods

Interview or telephone


Ibaraki International Association (I.I.A) Consultation Center for Foreigners
(2nd floor of The Hirosawa City Kaikan (Kenmin Bunka Center) Annex, 745 Ushirokawa Senba-cho Mito, Ibaraki)
Phone 029-244-3811
FAX 029-241-7611