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Legal Counseling for Foreigners

Note

- No status to stay is required.

- Japanese people are also for the counseling for cases regarding foreigners.

- Please ask each association in charge of legal counseling for foreigners about details.
- Houterasu (The Japan Legal Support Center, 0570-07-8374) introduces the consultation service that it considers most appropriate out of consultation services including those below.

- JFBA provides neither legal advice nor lawyer referral service for a specific legal dispute.

 

Legal Counseling for Foreigners by Local Bar Associations

Note

- You are required to make an appointment in advance.

- Free counseling might be available for those who have no or low incomes. Please ask details to each counseling center.

 

Tokyo (Offered by Tokyo Bar Association, Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association, and Daini Tokyo Bar Association)

Shinjuku Legal Counseling Center

Address NSO Bldg. 5F, 3-1-22 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Appointment

Phone

03-5312-5850

Time and Date

9:30 am - 4:30 pm, every Monday to Saturday (Except Holidays)

Language

Japanese
Legal Counseling

Time and Date

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (Except Holidays)
Language Japanese, English, Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Bengali, Spanish, Vietnamese and other language

Fee

5000 yen for a 30 min. consultation(not including consumption tax)
Overtime charge:2500yen for every 15 min.(not including consumption tax)

 

Mita Office, Bar Association Legal Counseling Center

Address Honshiba Bldg. 2F, 4-3-11 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Appointment

Phone

03-6435-3040

Time and Date

10:00 am - 5:00 pm, every Monday to Friday (Except Holidays)

Language

Japanese, English, Chinese, Spanish
Legal Counseling

Time and Date

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Language ask

Fee

5,000 yen for a 30 min (excluding consumption tax)

 

Kanagawa (Offered by Yokohama Bar Association)

Address 9 Nihon-Odori, Naka-ku, Yokohama
Appointment

Phone

045-211-7700

Time and Date

9:30 am - 5:00 pm, every Monday to Friday (Except Holidays)

Language

Japanese
Legal Counseling

Time and Date

1:15 pm - 4:15 pm, every Wednesday
Language Japanese, English, Chinese, Spanish, Korean

Fee

7,500 yen for 60 min (including consumption tax)

 

Saitama (Offered by Saitama Bar Association)

Address 4-2-1 Takasago, Urawa-ku, Saitama
Appointment

Phone

048-710-5666

Time and Date

9:00 am - 5:00 pm, every Monday to Friday (Except Holidays)

Language

Japanese
Legal Counseling

Time and Date

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, every Friday
Language ask

Fee

free

 

Aichi (Offered by Aichi Bar Association)

Address Dai-Tohkai Bldg. 9F, 3-22-8 Meieki, Chuo-ku, Nagoya
Appointment

Phone

052-565-6110

Time and Date

9:30 am - 8:00 pm, every Monday to Friday (Except Holidays) / 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, every Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

Language

Japanese
Legal Counseling

Time and Date

ask
Language ask

Fee

5,000 yen for a 30 min (excluding consumption tax)

 

Osaka (Offered by Osaka Bar Association)  

Legal Counseling Center

Address 1-12-5 Nishi-temma, Kita-ku, Osaka
Appointment

Phone

06-6364-1248

Time and Date

9:15 am - 4:45 pm, every Monday to Friday (Except Holidays)

Language

Japanese
Legal Counseling

Time and Date

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, every Monday to Friday (Except Holidays)
Language ask

Fee

5,400 yen for a 30 min (including consumption tax)

 

Foreigners' Rights Advisory Center (Telephone Legal Counseling)

Legal Counseling

Phone

06-6364-6251

Time and Date

0:00 pm - 5:00 pm, 2nd and 4th Fridays
Language Japanese, English, Korean, and Chinese

Fee

free

 

Fukuoka (Offered by Fukuoka Bar Association)  

Tenjin Legal Counseling Center

Address Minami-tenjin Bldg. 2F, 5-14-12 Watanabe-dori, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka
Appointment

Phone

092-737-7555

Time and Date

10:00 am - 4:00 pm, every Monday to Friday (Except Holidays)

Language

Japanese
Legal Counseling

Time and Date

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 2nd and 4th Fridays
Language Japanese, English, Chinese

Fee

free

 

Legal Counseling in Japanese

Bar Associations in each prefecture provide legal counselings in Japanese.

You can call the common number from anywhere in Japan at 0570-783-100, and make an appointment at the nearest Bar Association.

 

 

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