Monday, June 24, 2019

Kochi Lifestyle Q&A: Q. Are there consultation services for foreigners for various fields? A. Yes, there are such places below!

Kochi Consultation Center for Foreign Residents
   This center opened as a new organization under KIA at the end of May 2019! It assists foreign residents in Kochi by listening and advising them with regards to their daily life, and helping them out with their troubles. It is equipped with telephone interpreting and translation applications, so feel free to contact the center in your own native language.

Venue: 4-1-37 Marunouchi Building, 1st Floor, Honmachi, Kochi City
*Same building as the KIA Office
Consultation Hours: 9:00 - 17:00
Closed: Sundays, Public Holidays, Year End and Start
Consultation Telephone Number: 088-821-6440
*consultation form on the website can be used to contact them as well
Kochi Tourist Information Center
   Opened March 2019 in Obiyamachi! This tourist information center offers services in a variety of languages, and provides information about sightseeing in Kochi.
   There are pamphlets laid out in various languages, and staff who are able to speak English.

Venue: 2-1-25 Obiyamachi, Kochi City
Consultation Hours: 10:00 - 18:30
Closed: None
Others: Copier Machine, Printer, Free Wi-Fi, Free Charging Corner, Luggage Deposit, Pocket Wi-Fi
Free Rental and other services
Telephone Number: 088-856-8670
“I want to go to the city office and other special consultation services, but they only offer consultations in Japanese…”
   Please consult with KIA as soon as possible on the dates you want to visit these facilities. We will do our best to find you a KIA volunteer interpreter who can speak your language.