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Welfare Services for Those Who Have Financial Difficulty in Everyday Living

Public Financial Assistance for Everyday Living Provided in Special Cases for Foreign Residents

Inquiries: Consultation Support Section, Welfare Division
Tel: 
03-5273-4552

Public financial assistance for everyday living is organized to help people in Japan who are having financial difficulties in everyday life due to illness or other reasons secure a stable source of livelihood based on the Public Assistance Act until they are able to make a living on their own or by other means.
This law may be applied to foreign residents with specially designated visa status in some cases.
You will be asked questions on the following topics during the consultation process:

  • Visa status
  • Family situation (parents, children, and siblings)
  • Past living situation (income, occupation, etc.)
  • Housing situation (own home, public housing, private rental housing, and others)
  • Property (real estate, savings, life insurance, old-age insurance, etc.)
  • Other conditions, such as illnesses, etc.
    Please call for more information.

April 1, 2019