(2021) Workshop on consumer damage aiming foreign residents


2021/01/18 Monday Announcements, Seminars and Events

In Mie Prefecture there is a high percentage of foreign residents and the number of people of foreign nationality living in Japan in temporary or permanent condition is growing.

Considering this number many incidents of involvement in issues related to the consumerist trend of foreign residents are arising.

With a view to provide support to people of foreign nationality to live safely and stably workshops will be carried out in areas with large concentration of foreigners.

  1. Date: February 13, 2019 (Saturday) 10:10a.m. to 11:10a.m. (reception begins at 9:50 a.m.)
  2. Location: Research Center for supporting children in Matsusaka (Matsusaka-shi Kodomo shien Kenkyu Center)
    * Can be changed depending on the status of the infection with the new coronavirus.
  3. Subject: Protect yourself against problems related to contracts!
    Panelists: Staff from Consumer Life Center Section of Safety and Subsistence Mie Prefecture Department of Environment (Mie-ken Kankyo Seikatsu-bu Kurashi Koutsu ansen-ka Shouhi Seikatsu Center-han)
    Workshop content: Explanations related to prevention of damages to consumers offering pamphlets in many idioms, screening of incidents through DVD, question and answer session, among others.
    *Interpreters for Portuguese, Filipino, English, Chinese and Indonesian will be available.
  4. Target audience: Foreign residents living in Mie Prefecture or people seeking support
  5. Capacity: 30 people (first come first serve basis)
  6. Participation is free of charge
  7. How to register
    Fill in the required items on the back of the pamphlet and submit it to Mie International Foundation Exchange by FAX or e-mail until February 5 (friday).
  8. Address for contact and registration
    Okumura and Ikari from Mie International Exchange Foundation
    TEL: 059-223-5006  FAX: 059-223-5007  E-mail: mief@mief.or.jp
    Homepage: http://www.mief.or.jp/
    Click here to open the PDF
  9. Organization Mie Prefecture
    Project realization (Management) Mie International Exchange Foundation (MIEF)

(January/2021) Application Period for Prefectural Housing Tenants

2021/01/18 Monday Announcements, Seminars and Events


Application Period for January
Janury 5 (Tuesday) ~ January 31, 2020 (Sunday)

Basic information regarding prefectural housing (location, layout, rent, etc.), information regarding application procedures and other details will be available at the website below.

Click here to view PDF file (Japanese Version)

Click here to view PDF file (Portugues Version)

Click here to view PDF file (Spanish Version)

Information on eligibility criteria and prefectural housing rules and regulations can also be found clicking here (only in japanese).

* For people who have lost their jobs or experienced a drop in income and are concerned about housing due to the impact of the new coronavirus, there is the “Jukyo Kakuho Kyufukin Yachin Hojo” (住居確保給付金 – 家賃補助) housing system. For more information, click here.

*Regarding the public housing with vacancies that are not filled through the regular application, from the day after the lottery until the vacancies are filled, service will be provided on a first-come first- served basis until the first Wednesday of the month after the month to which the lottery is completed. The deadline for this supplementary registration is October 31.

Fixed period of call for prefectural housing (Every year in the same period)

Month Application Period by Post Date for selection by lottery Move in date
April Start Date~30 Mid-May July 1
July Start Date~31 Mid-August October 1
October Start Date~31 Mid-November January 1
January Start Date~31 Mid-February April 1

*The start date for each application period is scheduled for the first Tuesday or Friday of the respective month


Mie Ken Kendo Seibi-bu Jutaku Seisaku-ka Kou’ei Jutaku-han TEL: 059-224-2703 (*Inquires available only in Japanese)

See below the Consultation Center of each region

(1) Hokusei Block (Kuwana city, Kawagoe district, Yokkaichi city, Suzuka city, Kameyama city) TEL: 059- 373- 6802

(2) Chusei Iga Block (Tsu city, Iga city) TEL: 059-221-6171

(3) Nansei-Higashi Kishu Block (Matsusaka city, Ise city, Owase city, Mihama district) TEL: 059-222-6400