Foreign Residents Support Center (FRESC)
- Daily Life
- Consultations and Concerns
- Employment and Residence Status
- Employment (Labor, Employment, Work)
- Employment Support and Consultation Service Counters
- International Students
- Status of Residence
There are eight service counters on one floor. You can take advantage of consultation services concerning visa status as well as employment for foreign residents, including international students. The center also offers consultations for businesses that employ foreign residents. There are staff members who speak, Japanese, English and Chinese at the reception desk. Multilingual information is also available via a tablet.
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The Eight Consultation Service Counters and Their Primary Services
You can see documents managed by the Immigration Services Agency, such as immigration/emigration (returning) records and alien registration records.
You can ask the bureau for help in changing your visa status and/or renewing your visa. You will need a reservation for a consultation.
JETRO promotes the employment of highly skilled foreign professionals through information at seminars and on its portal site.
The ministry offers general consultations about the application forms for the visa authorization necessary for entering Japan.
For information about visas, click here.
This service counter helps foreign students and highly skilled foreign professionals (such as specialists and those in engineering fields) find employment.
This department offers consultations on human rights issues, such as discrimination against or the bullying of foreign residents or persons with disabilities.
This support center offers help on solving legal problems, and introduces consultation offices free of charge.
This consultation service counter can help you with problems involving work, such as layoffs and disputes about working hours and wages. You can also consult them about issues related to the health and safety of foreign laborers.