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Consultation Services

Hikone Foreign Residents Support Center

If you have any questions, trouble, etc. in your daily life, please visit the

Hikone Foreign Residents Support Center. Walk-in consultations are welcome,

and no fee is charged.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday, 8:30 - 17:15 


  • Human Rights Policy Division (Hikone City Hall, 3F) Tel: 0749-30-6113
  • International Friendship Association “SALON” (Hikone, Chuo-cho 2-26, Chuo-cho Annex, 1F) Tel: 0749-22-5931

*You can also have a telephone consultation in Portuguese, English, Chinese, Vietnamese, and simple Japanese by calling 0749-30-6113. 


[Remote Interpreting Service Via Tablet PC Also Available]

English, Chinese, Korea, Vietnamese, Nepali, Indonesian, Tagalog,

Thai, Portuguese, Spain, Russian, Hindi, Simple Japanese

*Please let us know if you speak another language not listed above.

Shiga Foreign Residents Information Center

Opening Hours

Mon – Fri, 10:00 – 17:00 


Otsu, Nionohama 1-1-20, Piaza Ohmi, 2F

Available Languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English, Tagalog, Vietnamese, etc.

Tel: 077-523-5646

Email: [email protected]