Approximately 8 percent of Minato City's population is foreign, and they come from a total of 130 countries. Furthermore, Minato City is rich in international resources (human resources, institutions and information) such as embassies, international schools and foreign companies. The city strives to use its full potential in city planning and the construction of a multicultural society. The City Office International Promotion Desk organizes various programs with the goal of building a community that is rich in international character in ways only Minato City can.For more information, please visit the Minato City website.
Note: If you click on the language on the upper right side of the above page, you can switch to the page of each language.
Information on city administrative services and consultation is available.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.
Location: Global Community Planning Subsection, Community Promotion Section (Minato City Office 3F) 1-5-25 Shiba-koen, Minato
Tel: Global Community Planning Subsection, Community Promotion Section 03-3578-2046 (in Japanese and English)
You can also use “Minato Call,” a service in which operators handle inquiries concerning city services, facilities and events. Hours: Year-round, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Minato City recruits international disaster prevention volunteers so that foreign residents can receive accurate information in an emergency and to facilitate smooth communication. By serving as a bridge of communication through various languages, volunteers reduce the anxiety of language barriers and ensure safety and peace of mind.
Minato City transmits multilingual e-mails for foreign residents, delivering helpful information for everyday living to foreign residents so that they can lead comfortable lives.