Free Professional Consultations for Foreign Nationals

Gyosei shoshi (Administrative Procedures Specialists), lawyers and tax acountants will accept consultations with foreign nationals residing in Hokkaido.
※ No reservation required.
Also, on the same day as the consultations, we hold seminars on topics of frequently asked questions.

This program is co-organized by Hokkaido Immigration Procedures Consultation & Legal Service Network for Foreigners in Sapporo, and in cooperation with Hokkaido Certified Public Tax Accountants' Association

Consultations & Seminars for FY2019

Date(s) Time(s) Main Consultants/Seminar Themes Materials/Flyers
2019. Apr. 12 (Fri.) 13:00~16:00 Gyosei shoshi (Administrative Procedures Specialists)  
2019. Jun. 22 (Sat.) 11:00~12:30 Seminar (reservation necessary)
13:30~16:30 All experts  
2019. Aug. 31 (Sat.) 13:00~16:00 Lawyers  
2019. Oct. 4 (Fri.) 13:00~16:00 Gyosei shoshi (Administrative Procedures Specialists)  
2019. Dec. 7 (Sat.) 13:00~14:30 Seminar (reservation necessary)
14:30~17:00 Lawyers  
2020. Feb. 14 (Fri.) 13:00~18:00 Tax Accountants *Tax Return Seminar (reservation necessary)  
2020. Feb. 15 (Sat.) 10:30~12:00 Tax Return Seminar (reservation necessary)
13:00~17:00 Tax Accountants *Tax Return Seminar (reservation necessary)
13:00~16:00 Lawyers  
  • ※ Consultations can be conducted in English or Japanese.
  • ※Your personal information will be kept confidential.
  • ※30 minutes maximum per consultation.
  • ※ Door closes 30 minutes before the end of the session.

Venue

Sapporo International Communication Plaza (Sapporo MN bldg. 3F, Kita 1-jo Nishi 3-chome, Chuo-ku Sapporo)

Consultants

Gyosei shoshi:Hokkaido Immigration Procedures Consultation

Gyosei shoshi (Certified Administrative Procedures Legal Specialists, or Administrative Scriveners) provide consultations relating to procedures when updating and changing residential status, starting a business, and more.
Watari Adiministrative Solicitor Office (Secretariat)  TEL: 011-206-4942

Lawyers:Legal Service Network for Foreigners in Sapporo

This is a network of lawyers that supports foreigners on legal matters such as divorce, inheritance, traffic accidents, etc.
TEL: 011-204-9535 (Mon. to Fri., 10:00-17:00)

Tax Accountants:Hokkaido Certified Public Tax Accountants' Association

Certified Tax Accountants provide tax consultations (e.g. tax return procedu+C2:C10rs, tax registration for founding a company, etc.)
TEL: 011-621-7101