Did COVID-19 affect your job offer?

Has your job offer from a Japanese company been withdrawn?  

If the company tells you that you cannot start working from April due to the economic impact caused by the novel coronavirus, and if you have not found an alternative place to work, please consult your local Public Employment Security Office (Hello Work).

Hello Work is a government agency that helps you to find a job. They also can request companies not to cancel your job offer, so that you can start working.

At Hello Work offices in Tokyo (東京都), Kanagawa (神奈川県), Saitama (埼玉県) and Chiba (千葉県), interpreters are at consultation desks for multilingual services. For contact information of offices near you, please refer to the following list.

NOTE: In order to prevent the novel coronavirus infection, some offices close their consultation desks. Please, first of all, make a phone call to them for consultation services.

Tokyo (東京都)

< Tokyo Employment Service Center for Foreigners > (東京外国人雇用サービスセンター)

NOTE: Due to the state of emergency, the center is closed until May 31st.
Relocated to another building and resumed normal operation on July 29th; now it is a part of “Foreign Residents Support Center(FRESC)”. 

Address:

160-0004
1-6-1, Yotsuya-1chome, Shinjuku (新宿区四谷1-6-1)
Comore Yotsuya Yotsuya Tower 13th Floor (コモレ四谷 四谷タワー 13階)

Postal Code: 163-0721

2-7-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku (新宿区西新宿2-7-1)

Odakyu Dai-ichi Seimei Building 21st Floor (小田急第一生命ビル21階)

Phone:

 0570-011000(6/29~)03-5339-8625

 ①Dial the phone number
 ②Press the button and select your language (Japanese→”1”, English→”2” )
 ③Press “3” to choose “Tokyo Employment Service Center for Foreigners”

Opening Hours:

910 a.m. to 56 p.m. (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Website: https://jsite.mhlw.go.jp/tokyo-foreigner/english.html

Providing consultation services for:
  • Foreign Students (留学生) seeking a job in Japan
  • Those with Specialist and Technical Expert visas, such as “Specialist in Humanities/International Services (人文知識・国際業務)”, “Engineer (技術)”, “Skilled Labor (技能) or Instructor (教育)” status.

NOTE: English interpreters/Chinese interpreters are there; they are at desk on the specified dates, so please make an appointment on the phone first.

< Shinjuku Foreigners’ Employment Assistance and Guidance Center >
(新宿外国人雇用支援・指導センター)

NOTE: Due to the state of emergency, the center is temporarily closed.
On June 1st, it resumed its normal operation.
However, you are now required to visit the consultation desk with a face mask on. In addition, consultation service is currently available by reservation only (Allotted time for each consultation: up to 30 minutes/Closing time: 4:30 p.m. ). Please dial the following phone number when you would like to make a reservation.

Address:

160-8489
2-42-10 Kabuki-Cho, Shinjuku (新宿区歌舞伎町2-42-10)
Hello Work Shinjuku Kabuki-Cho Office (ハローワーク新宿 歌舞伎町庁舎1階)

Phone:

03-3204-8609

Opening Hours:

8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. (except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays)

Providing consultation services for:
  • Foreign Students (留学生) seeking a part-time job
  • Those with visas without limitation on employment, such as “Spouse or Child of Japanese National (日本人配偶者等)”, “Long-term Resident (定住者)”, “Permanent Resident (永住者) or “Dependent (家族滞在)”  status.

NOTE: Consultation services in English and Chinese are being operated on an appointment basis. Please make a phone call first to see when interpreters are available.

Kanagawa (神奈川県)

Links on the following table show locations of Hello Works on Google MAP. 

When you call a Hello Work where automated phone system has been introduced, by dialing the “Department Code” after hearing a guidance, you will be redirected to help desks for foreigners.

Opening hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Break time: noon to 1:00 p.m.) for all the offices on each day.

(Update:7/31) Days available and languages have been revised.

Hello Work Days Available Languages Phone Number
Hello Work
Yokohama
(横浜)
Monday
Thursday

(If either Monday or
Thursday is
national holiday
then will open
on Friday
English 045-663-8609
Department Code:44#
Tuesday Chinese
Wednesday Portuguese
Spanish
Hello Work
Kawasaki
(川崎)
Monday
Thursday
English 044-244-8609
Department Code:47#
Tuesday Spanish
Wednesday Chinese
Friday Portuguese
Spanish

Hello Work
Hiratsuka

(平塚)
Tuesday
Thursday
Portuguese
Spanish
0463-24-8609
Department Code:45#

Hello Work
Fujisawa

(藤沢)
Tuesday
Thursday
Portuguese
Spanish
0466-23-8609
Department Code:48#

Hello Work
Atsugi

(厚木)
Monday
Wednesday
Thursday
English
Portuguese
Spanish
046-296-8609
Department Code:44#
Tuesday
Friday
Portuguese
Spanish

Hello Work
Yamato

(大和)
Tuesday
Friday
Portuguese
Spanish
046-260-8609
Department Code:42#

Saitama (埼玉県)

Links on the following table show locations of Hello Works on Google MAP. 

When you call a Hello Work where automated phone system has been introduced, by dialing the “Department Code” after hearing a guidance, you will be redirected to help desks for foreigners.

Hello Work Opening Hours Days Available Languages Phone Number
Hello Work Kawaguchi 
(川口)

10:15 a.m.
to
3:30 p.m.
Monday
Tuesday
Thursday
Friday
English 048-251-2901
Department Code:44#
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Friday
Spanish
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Portuguese
Wednesday Chinese
Hello Work
Kumagaya

(熊谷)
10:00 a.m.
to
3:30 p.m.
Tuesday
Thursday
English 048-522-5656
Spanish
Portuguese
Hello Work
Omiya
(大宮)
10:00 a.m.
to
3:30 p.m.
Friday English 048-667-8609
Portuguese
Wednesday Chinese
Hello Work
Kawagoe
(川越)
10:00 a.m.
to
3:15 p.m.
Thursday English 049-242-0197
Monday
Thursday
Spanish
Portuguese
Hello Work
Urawa
(浦和)
10:00 a.m.
to
3:30 p.m.
Friday English 048-832-2461
Spanish
Portuguese
Hello Work
Kasukabe
(春日部)
10:00 a.m.
to
3:15 p.m.
Monday English 048-736-7611
Department Code:41#
Thursday Spanish
Monday Portuguese
Hello Work
Souka
(草加)
10:00 a.m.
to
3:30 p.m.
Wednesday English 048-931-6111
Portuguese
Thursday Chinese
Hello Work
Asaka
(朝霞)
10:00 a.m.
to
3:15 p.m.
Friday English 048-463-2233
Hello Work
Koshigaya
(越谷)
10:00 a.m.
to
3:30 p.m.
Tuesday English 048-969-8609
Portuguese
Hello Work
Honjo
(本庄)
10:00 a.m.
to
3:15 p.m.
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
Spanish 0495-22-2448
Portuguese

Chiba (千葉県)

Links on the following table show locations of Hello Works on Google MAP.
When you call a Hello Work where automated phone system has been introduced, by dialing the “Department Code” after hearing a guidance, you will be redirected to help desks for foreigners.

Hello Work Opening Hours Days Available Languages Phone Number
Hello Work
Chiba
(千葉)
10:00 a.m.
to
12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
to
3:00 p.m.
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
English 043-242-1181
Department Code:42#
Monday
Wednesday
Portuguese
Friday Spanish
Thursday Chinese
Hello Work
Ichikawa
(市川)
10:00 a.m.
to
12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
to
3:00 p.m

Wednesday English 047-370-8609
Department Code:43#
Chinese
Hello Work
Matsudo
(松戸)
10:00 a.m.
to
12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
to
3:00 p.m

Monday English 047-367-8609
Department Code:46#
1:00 p.m.
to
5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
to
5:00 p.m.
Tuesday Portuguese
10:00 a.m.
to
12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
to
3:00 p.m

Monday Spanish
1:00 p.m.
to
5:00 p.m.
Wednesday Chinese
Hello Work
Funabashi
Second Office
(船橋第二庁舎)
10:00 a.m.
to
12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
to
3:00 p.m

Tuesday
Friday
English 047-420-8609
Department Code:45#
Portuguese
Spanish
Monday Chinese
Hello Work
Narita
Karabe Office
(成田 からべ庁舎)
11:00 a.m.
to
12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
to
4:00 p.m.

Tuesday
Thursday
English 0476-27-8609
Department Code:34#
Tuesday Portuguese
Thursday Spanish
To be decided Chinese
Hello Work
Chiba Minami
(千葉南)
10:00 a.m.
to
12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m.
to
3:00 p.m

Thursday English 043-300-8609
Department Code:43#
Spanish
Tuesday Chinese

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