We support international students who want to live in Kanagawa


Housings and living environment in Kanagawa

About We will provide consultation and information regarding housings and living environment to foreign residence in Kanagawa.
Place KANAFAN Station (2nd floor of the Kanagawa Kenmin Center)
For who International students and foreign residences who are living or willing to live in Kanagawa
When During the KANAFAN Station opening hours stated below:
Tuesday to Friday  10:00~20:00
Saturdays and Sundays 10:00~18:00
Closed on: Mondays and when Kanagawa Kenmin center is closed

Free Consultation for Foreign Residents and International Students

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・Free consultation for foreign residents and international students about various problems on living.
・Consultation will be available with the staff of Kanagawa Housing Support Center for Foreigners. Shiho-shoshi lawyer and Gyosei-shoshi lawyer will also be present to give advice on topics such as living, employment/business, financial difficulties, etc.
・There are interpreters expected to be available in the following languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese, Nepali, Tagalog, and Vietnamese).
・Please book for interpretation by e-mail.
・We will protect your privacy.


2015 26th July (Sun) 15:00~17:00
4th Sep (Fri) 10:00~16:00
27th Sep (Sun) 15:00~17:00
25th Oct (Sun) 15:00~17:00
28th Nov (Sat)
Organizer: Kanagawa Seinen Shihoshoshi Kyogikai
Contact:TEL: 044-863-6750 
2016 31st Jan (Sun) 15:00~17:00
27th Feb (Sat) 15:00~17:00

Kanagawa International Fan Club (KANAFAN STATION)
Yokohama-Shi, Kanagawa-Ku,Tsuruyacho 2-24-2, 2nd Floor, Kanagawa Kenmin Center
TEL: 045-620-5940 (5mins walk from Yokohama station west exit)


For whom

Foreign residents including international students
※We will also accept consultation from Japanese individuals or organizations.


How to apply

Consultation will be available without an appointment, although, priority will be given to those who have made an appointment before arriving to the consultation. Please book for interpretation by e-mail.





Planned by

Kanagawa Housing Support Center for Foreigners


You can apply by E-mail ryugakusei@kifjp.org
Fax 045-620-0025, or Phone 045-620-0011.
Please include the following information:

1.Date (Please specify)
(If you wish to receive interpretation, please let us know the language: English, Chinese, Korean, Nepalese, Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog, Vietnamese) 
4.Phone number
5.E-mail address


Report 2014/2015

Date Contents Report
7/17 (Thu) Seminar and Consultation for Housing & Living at ‘Kanagawa Ryugakusei Shien Sodankai’ Report (Japanese only)

Find Housing in Kanagawa!

Housing Support Agent for Foreign Residents

Real estate agents registered as “Housing Support Agent for Foreign Residents” will assist international students in renting an apartment.

◇List of Housing Support Agents for Foreign Residents (Japanese)

Yokohama City
Kawasaki City
Sagamihara City
Yokosuka City, Kamakura City, Zushi City, Miura City, Hayama Town
Atsugi City, Yamato City, Ebina City, Zama City, Ayase City, Aikawa Town
Hiratsuka City, Fujisawa City, Chigasaki City, Hadano City, Isehara City
Odawara City, Nakai Town, Oi Town, Matsuda Town

Kanagawa Housing Support Center

“Kanagawa Housing Support Center” is an NPO offering various services on housing, including finding housing, introduction of Housing Support Agent for Foreign Residents, counseling on troubles after moving in, etc. Following are other programs we plan to conduct to support international students.

Link to Kanagawa Housing Support Center

Live in Kanagawa!

Living information

Here is useful living information, including counseling services for foreign residents, multilingual newsletter, arrangement of volunteer medical interpreter, etc.

■Link to Japanese page
■Link to English page
■Link to Chinese page
■Link to Korean page
■Link to Spanish page
■Link to Portuguese page
■Link to Tagalog page
■Link to Thai page

Multilingual manual for administrative procedures

Multilingual manual for basic administrative procedures is available in the form of questions and answers. This manual was made by Kanagawa Housing Support Center in cooperation with K.P.G., based on the questions frequently asked by foreign residents.

■Link to Japanese page
■Link to English page
■Link to Chinese page
■Link to Korean page
■Link to Spanish page
■Link to Portuguese page
■Link to Tagalog page
■Link to Thai page
■Link to Vietnamese page