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Foreign Language Consultation Centers in Kyoto


Organization Address Tel Open Language Consultation
Kyoto Prefectural International Center (External link)

Zip code: 600-8216
Shiokoji Sagaru, Higashinotoin dori,Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi 600-8216            B1F Mielparque Kyoto building

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We can arrange for an interpreter to help you. However, as we must arrange the date and time, please contact in advance to make an appointment. English, Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Spanish, Portuguese International and Exchange Student Consultation Counter:

1) Lifestyle and career-modelling advice Every Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday from 10:00 – 17:00 (not including days the center is not open)

2) Visa consultation
Every 4th Sunday of the month from 13:00 – 16:00 (please make an appointment by e-mail or FAX)
Kyoto City International Foundation(External link) Zip code:602-8216
2-1 Torii-cho, Awataguchi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi
Kyoto Kokusai Koryu Kaikan
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Closed on Monday
9:30 - 20:30
English, Korean, Chinese, German, Spanish, French Daily life, introduction to hospitals with foreign language services, introduction of the foundation.
First and Third Saturday
13:30 - 16:00
English, Chinese, Korean, German, Spanish, French Legal consultation (reservation required)
Consultation provided by lawyer from the Kyoto Association of Lawyers, free, 30 minutes
First and third Saturday
14:00 - 16:30
English, Chinese, Korean, German, Spanish, French Country departure and entry procedures with lawyer (reservation required)