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TV Interpreter System

Section in charge: Multicultural Society Promotion Section, Multicultural Society Promotion Division

You can use a tablet-based interpreting system when completing procedures and receiving consultations at the City Office. After you select a language via the device, you will be connected with an interpreter via TV telephone who will handle the interaction.

●Available Locations
Shinjuku City Office Main Bldg. and Shinjuku City Office Annex 1, Shinjuku City Office Annex 2, Shinjuku Multicultural Plaza and local Public Health Centers (four facilities).
Note: Since the number of tablets available is limited, you may not use the system.

●Languages and Hours (weekdays for all languages)

Hours Languages
8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, and Portuguese
9 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Thai, Russian and Vietnamese
10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. French, Tagalog, Nepalese and Hindi
10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Myanmar (Burmese; only on Thursdays, and excluding noon to 1 p.m.) and Indonesian (only on Mondays and Fridays)

April 15, 2019