Living information for foreign residents

We have compiled information about the various procedures and services in this “Living Information for Foreign Residents.” The systems, lifestyle customs, rights, and obligations in Japan may differ from those of your native country. Please use this guide in order to live comfortably in Itabashi.

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[1]Itabashi City Office
Registration Related Matters & Procedures

Itabashi City Office

  • Itabashi City Office
  • Akatsuka Branch Office Information
  • City Residents’ Offices
  • Itabashi City Office Layout
  • Facilities near City Office
  • Resident Management System
  • Change of Address, Other Notifications
  • Copies of the Resident Record
  • Seal Registration
  • My Number System (Personal Identification Number)
  • Family Registration (Births, Deaths, Marriage and Divorce)
  • Evening and Holiday Services

[2]Childbirth, Children, Education
Information about mothers and baby health,child raising and support
for single-parent families

  • After Confirming Your Pregnancy
  • After Giving Birth
  • Subsidies for Birth and Child Raising
  • Childcare Support Programs
  • Learning Support Project “Manabusu”
  • Daycare Center, Kindergarten, Children’s Hall
  • School Education
  • After-School Activities Program “I-kids”
  • Single Parent Support Programs
  • Japanese Language Education Support
[3]National Health Insurance / Pension / Health Care / Taxes
For a healthy life

  • National Health Insurance System
  • National Pension System
  • Health and Welfare Centers
  • Health Consultations and Examinations
  • Women’s Health
  • Medical Facilities with Multilingual Services
  • Emergency Hospital Care
  • Taxes
  • Registering and Disposing of Motorcycles and Light Vehicles
[4]Welfare
Welfare Services for Elderly People and People with Disabilities

  • Nursing Care Insurance
  • Welfare Services for People with Disabilities
  • Welfare Services for the Elderly
  • Livelihood Support
  • Single Parent Support
  • Itabashi Life and Work Support Center
[5]Rules for Living
For a pleasant life and community

  • Communities
  • How to separate waste and recyclables
  • Bicycles and Motorbikes
  • Pets
  • For Consumers
  • Preventing Problem Smoking
[6]Emergencies
In case of emergency – don’t panic, refer to this booklet

  • Emergency Contact Information
  • Emergency Hospitals
  • Crime and Accidents
  • Earthquakes
  • Preparing for Floods
  • Evacuation
  • Emergency Disaster Map
[7]Libraries, cultural facilities, and sports facilities
Enjoying your leisure time

  • Libraries
  • Sports Facilities
  • Cultural & Educational Facilities
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Parks
  • Volunteer & NPO Activities
  • Itabashi Tourism Center
  • Gender Equality Promotion Center
[8]Useful information
The following information has been complied for youna convenience.

  • Consultation Counters with Foreign Language Services
  • Foreign Language Consultation
  • Gender Equality Consultation Counters
  • Services for Itabashi City Residents
  • Information Magazines and Newsletters
  • Foreign Language Information at City Counters
  • Information on International Exchange Events