Matsusaka Consumer Damage Prevention Workshop for Foreign Residents


2023/01/17 Tuesday Announcements, Seminars and Events

We will hold a consumer damage prevention workshop for foreign residents.  We will have interpreters in multiple languages ​​at the workshop.  Let’s deepen our knowledge about consumption so as not to get involved in troubles as a consumer.

Date and time

February 11, 2023 (Saturday)

10:10 am to 11:10 am (admission starts at 9:50 am)


2nd floor meeting room of Matsusaka Child Support Research Center (Matsusaka-shi Kodomo Shien Kenkyu Center)

Address: Mie-ken Matsusaka-shi Kawai-cho 690-1

Workshop theme

“Protect yourself from contractual problems!”  (Keiyaku Trouble kara Jibun no Mi wo Mamorimashou!)


  • Explanation for consumer damage prevention (using multilingual flyers)
  • Introduction of problem cases (using DVD)
  • Q&A session


Customer Center Employees (Mieken Kankyo Seikatsu-bu Kurashi Koutsu Anzen-ka Shouhi Seikatsu Center-han)

Target Audience

Foreign residents residing in Mie Prefecture

City officials and people involved in supporting foreign residents


About 35 people (first come, first served)

Entrance fee


Available languages

Filipino, Chinese, Vietnamese, Nepali and English

How to apply

Complete the registration form on the back of the flyer with the required information (participant’s name, phone number, if an interpreter is needed, etc.) and submit by email or fax by February 4, 2023 (Saturday).

Download the brochure by click here.

Contact for registration

Okumura and Uto from the Mie International Exchange Foundation (MIEF)

TEL: 059-223-5006

FAX: 059-223-5007



The Japan Tourism Promotion Campaign “Oideyo! Mie Tabi Campaign” has been extended

2023/01/17 Tuesday Announcements, Seminars and Events


The “Oideyo!  Mie Tabi Campaign” (おいでよ!みえ旅キャンペーン), which will give discounts on travel to citizens of all prefecture, will be held until March, 2023.

When using the discount, please take basic measures to prevent the coronavirus infection.

Campaign period

January 10 (Tuesday) to March 30, 2023 (Thursday)

In the case of the use of accommodation facilities, the checkout is until March 31 (Friday)

It will end as soon as the budget runs out.

Person eligible for the discount

People living in all 47 prefectures of Japan

Terms of use

Proof of 3 doses of COVID-19 vaccine or (negative) test results must be presented on the day of travel.

Reservation method

Please make a reservation from an accommodation facility, travel agency, or accommodation facility reservation site.

(Please check the website of each company to see if the discount applies.)

Discount details

20% of the travel price for the campaign will be discounted.

Discount limit

Travels that includes accommodation and use of transportation such as airplanes and chartered buses: 5,000 yen per person per night

Travel options other than mentioned above: 3,000 yen per person per night

Day trip 3,000 yen


Tourists on weekdays can get a local coupon worth 2,000 yen.

Holiday travelers can get a local coupon worth 1,000 yen.

Contact information (Japanese only)

Office of  “Oideyo! Mie Tabi Campaign”

Phone number 050-3354-7655 (9:00 to 18:00)

For other details, please see Website: