Foreign Resident Daily Life Consultation Corner

We offer free consultation services to foreigners with questions concerning their lives in Japan.

  • Consultation regarding all aspects of living in Japan is available
    (visa status, work, health, medical, interpreting, translation, marriage, divorce and more)
  • Consultations are free and can be done anonymously.
  • We fully respect your privacy, so please feel free to consult with us regarding any issue.
  • Consultation can be done by phone, email, or in person.


Location: SPIRA office
(located within the Saga International Plaza)
Consultation Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sat. Sun.& National Holidays are closed
Available Languages: Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean,Vietnamese
Contact Info:

Saga Prefecture International Relations Association (SPIRA)
Post Code: 840-0826
Saga Shoko Build. 1F 
2-1-12 Shirayama, Saga City
(located within the Saga International Plaza)

TEL:0952-22-7830(Consultation Hotline)

Consultation Sessions on Immigration Procedures


In these consultation sessions, you may ask questions about procedures done at the Immigration Bureau directly to officials of the Saga Branch Office of the Immigration Bureau.

For example:
▶ Can I change my status of residence to that of a permanent resident?
▶ I have a question about the documents necessary to do a certain procedure.

Reservations are required.


Health Consultation for Foreigners

Health Consultation Service

A volunteer Japanese nurse and social worker hold consultations for foreigners in Japanese regarding health concerns. This is for those who have anxiety about Health managements, want to know more about healthcare system, etc. Feel free to stop by for a consultation!! Due to legal limitations, medical treatments are not provided.

Interpretation can be provided on request, free of charge.

  Consultation Place


Roughly 3times a year

Dates undecided yet

We’ll inform here.


Post Code: 840-0826
Saga Shoko Build. 1F
2-1-12 Shirayama, Saga City
(located within the Saga International Plaza)

TEL: 0952-25-7921

Multilingual Call Center 

Telephone interpreting services are available at all municipal offices in Saga Prefecture. If you wish to use this telephone interpreting service, please tell the clerk at the reception counter of the municipal office you are visiting.
Furthermore, the same service is also available at some medical institutions in Saga Prefecture. If you wish to use this service, please tell the staff of the medical institution you are visiting.
A list of medical institutions that offer telephone interpreting can be viewed at the following URL.
* Please note that you cannot call the multilingual interpreter call center from your personal devices. 
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