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A Guide for Living in Oita

Consultation Services - 相談窓口(Soudan Madoguchi)

(1) Oita City Hall

Address: 2-31 Niage machi, Oita City, 870-8504

Business Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:15 pm
HP: http://www.city.oita.oita.jp (Japanese, English, and Korean)

  • Citizens’ Consultation Office, Public Relations Division (Note: consultation available until 5:00 pm)
    Tel: 097-537-5726 (Japanese only)
  • International Affairs Division
    Tel: 097-537-5719 (Available in English and Chinese)

(2) Oita International Plaza, Oita Information & Support Center

Address: B1F Iichiko Culture Center
2-33, Takasago-machi
Oita City 870-0029

Business Hours: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Closed: Sundays, National holidays, and the 2nd and 4th Mondays and Saturdays
Tel: 097-533-4021 (Available in English)
HP: http//www.oitaplaza.jp/

<Available Services>

  • Consultation and support for International people (e.g. introducing contacts to experts or other organizations, Japanese class information, etc.)
  • Free consultations for (Available on the 3rd Wednesday of every month)
  • Free consultations in Tagalog (Available on the 1st Saturday and the 3rd Tuesday of every month)
  • Free consultations in Chinese (Available on Thursdays)
  • Free consultations on procedures concerning immigration, residence permission, and nationality (The consultations are organized by Gaikokujin Life Support on the 1st Sunday of every month expect January and May.)

Foreign Consulates in Kyushu

  • Consulate of the United State of America in Fukuoka
    Address: 2-5-26, Ohori, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi 
    Tel: 092-751-9331
  • Consulate-General of Korea in Fukuoka
    Address: 1-1-3, Chigyohama, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi
    Tel: 092-771-0461
  • Consulate-General of People’s Republic of China in Fukuoka
    Address: 1-3-3, Chigyohama, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi 
    Tel: 092-713-1121
  • Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Nagasaki
    Address: 10-35, Hashiguchi machi, Nagasaki-shi
    Tel: 095-849-3311
  • Consulate-General of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam in Fukuoka
    Address: Aqua Hakata 4F, 5-3-8, Nakasu, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi
    Tel: 092-263-7668