IFIE

Free Legal Consultation for Foreigners

Free legal consultation service is provided 2 times/month for foreigners

Daily Life Consultation

IFIE provides a consultation service for foreign residents concerning several issues including residence procedures, employment, medical care, welfare, childbirth, child-rearing, and children's education.

Service hours Monday to Friday; 9:15-17:15
Venue Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange
(3/F Rifare Bldg., 1-5-3 Hon-machi, Kanazawa)
MAP
Fee None
Languages
available
English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Vietnamese (Tuesdays and Thursdays), Indonesian (Thursdays),
and 31 other languages via translation app.
How to apply
Please visit us in person or contact us by e-mail, phone or fax with the following information: (1) Name; (2) Desired date and time of consultation; (3) Nationality; (4) Gender; (5) Telephone number;
(6) Address (city or town); (7) Consultation content
Contact Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange (IFIE) 3F Rifare, 1-5-3 Honmachi, Kanazawa, 920-0853 TEL/FAX: 076-262-5932
Email: kikaku3@ifie.or.jp

Legal Consultation

The Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange can provide professional advice regarding issues from visa and residence status to domestic or work-related troubles. Please feel free to contact us and make a reservation. *Note that the service is available only to current foreign residents of Ishikawa prefecture. Other resources can be found at the following website:

https://www.nichibenren.or.jp/en/legalinfo/counceling.html

Date Every 1st/4th Thursday; 13:00~14:00: Administrative/Legal Proceedings
Every 3rd Thursday; 13:00~14:00: Legal Consultation
Venue Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange
(3/F Rifare Bldg., 1-5-3 Hon-machi, Kanazawa)
MAP
Consultant Every 1st/4th Thursday: Public notary (Ishikawa Gyosei Shoshi Association)
Every 3rd Thursday: Lawyer (Kanazawa Bar Association)
Fee None
Counsultation
Time
30 minutes per person.
COUNSULTATION
ISSUES
Nationality, visa/residence status, International marriage, divorce, Inheritance, tax, Insurance/pension, labor/wages, debt, traffic accidenst, etc.
INTERPRETATION
LANGUAGES
English, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Russian,Vietnamese,Bahasa Indonesia
How to apply https://forms.gle/hEs2hddhorwiDTfQ7
NOTE Appointment required.
Please inform us if you need to cancel. If you require an interpreter, please state so at the time of reservation. Interpretation in the required language may not be available at all times.
Contact Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange (IFIE) 3F Rifare, 1-5-3 Honmachi, Kanazawa, 920-0853 TEL/FAX: 076-262-5932 Email: kikaku3@ifie.or.jp

Triophone: Three-way Consultation Service

IFIE also has a triophone service for foreign residents not proficient in Japanese. Callers can consult with a specialized organization through an interpreter about daily life issues or concerns.  

Languages available: English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, and Russian.
Service hours: Monday to Friday; 9:15-17:15.
Phone number: 076-222-5950
Please be aware that telephone charges will be borne by the caller. Please refer to the link below. http://www.ifie.or.jp/japan/foreigners/useful_info/triophone_home.html

For Inquiry & Reservation

Ishikawa Foundation for International Exchange
3/F RIFARE Bldg., 1-5-3 Hon-machi, Kanazawa 920-0853
TEL:076-262-5932  FAX:076-222-5932