Tokyo Bar Association

Legal Counseling for Foreigners

Shinjuku Legal Counseling Center (Day) & Kamata Legal Counseling Center (Evening) provide legal counseling on issues related to foreign residents and other international matters. Interpretation services may be available for no fee, if necessary. These centers are co-managed by Tokyo Bar Association, Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, Daini Tokyo Bar Association.

Appointment in advance

Please telephone at first for booking
Monday through Friday from 1:30pm to 4:30pm.(if not on national flag holidays)
※English, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and Spanish are available.

Area of consultation

General legal problems involving foreigners living in Japan from all walks of life in areas including and not limited to visa, overstay, persecution and refugee, domestic violence, divorce, inheritance, commercial transactions and troubles, wages, job harassments, and involvement in the criminal investigations.

The Tokyo Bar Association/Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association/Daini Tokyo Bar Association