updated May 17, 2016
The Social Security and Tax Number System (English / Spanish / Chinese)
*Each resident will be notified of his or her own 12-digit Individual Number
(nicknamed "My Number") beginning in October 2015.
*Flyer:PDF [English / Spanish / Chinese] *Announcement: Word [English / Spanish / Chinese]
Legal Consultation Days for Foreigners [Kiryu] (July 3)
Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau officers will answer questions about
VASA procedures, etc.(Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau)(June 16)(Link)
Foreign workers with the legal consultation services in a telephone (Lawyers
Network For Foreign Workers)(June 12)(Link)
Japanese Language Class for foreign residents (May 7 - July 9)
Medical Interpreter Service (No charge until May 2016) (Gunma Association
of Medicine, Language & Culture) (PDF: English)
* Available Language for Interpretation: English, Spanish, Portuguese,
Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Tagalog, etc.
Multilingual App for Foreign Residents [iOS/Android] by CLAIR (link: PDF)
The new waste collection calendars and instructions for separating waste (in English, Chinese, Spanish) for
April 2016 - March 2017 are available at KIEA office or Kominkan near your
residence (Link). Be sure to read about city-designated waste bags (PDF).
Disaster Prevention Check List for Families (English : PDF)
to foreign residents who are planning to move in or move out (Link:PDF)
to foreign nationals who newly enter Japan (Link:PDF)
Interpretation service is now available at HOUTERASU, Japan Legal Support
Center [Web Site]
Gunma Police Information on various matters in foreign languages (Link).