Information for Foreign Residents and Visitors
★Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents


 Osaka Information Service for Foreign Residents offers information and advice on a wide range of
 issues including matters related to daily life to foreigners in 9 languages. You can visit us directly,
 or get in touch by phone, fax or e-mail.
 *All consultations are confidential and free of charge.

Languages English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese,Spanish, Vietnamese, Filipino, Thai, Japanese
Hours 9:00~17:30 Mon-Fri (closed 29th Dec~3rd Jan and on national holidays) (lunch break 12:15-13:00)
Address Osaka Foundation of International Exchange, 5th Floor, MyDome Osaka, 2-5 Hommachibashi,Chuo-ku, Osaka
Direct Tel 06-6941-2297
FAX 06-6966-2401 ※English and Japanese only
E-mail jouhou-c@ofix.or.jp ※English and Japanese only


★ 2016 Foreigner Consultation Report (English Japanese

 Here is a list of consultations by category received by the Osaka Information Service
 for Foreign Residents for the fiscal year 2016.
 ■By category
Apr. May. Jun. Jul. Aug. Sept Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Total
Resident status 28 22 32 29 25 19 14 14 14 10 17 26 250
Employment/Labor 4 13 16 8 13 11 8 9 9 2 6 8 107
Medical/Welfare 23 14 22 14 15 12 14 22 10 13 8 19 186
Living 37 40 43 49 42 27 43 25 37 32 31 48 454
Housing 2 8 7 7 3 3 4 3 0 2 2 1 42
Marriage/Nationality 19 23 25 11 14 16 16 19 17 8 13 8 189
Education 0 5 1 3 7 4 5 9 2 5 10 7 58
Accidents/Troubles 0 1 2 3 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 12
Others 4 7 9 5 6 1 5 1 3 5 2 1 49
Subtotal 117 133 157 129 125 94 110 104 93 77 89 119 1,347
 ※Multiple consultations by a single person counted
 For the report of the past years, please refer to this page.