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Facilities Around the City

Facilities Around the City

1 City Hall, Ward Office

City Hall

(Address)1-3-20 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku
(TEL)06-6208-8181

Osaka City General Call Center

Inquiries about Osaka city’s administration system, administration procedures and event information.
(TEL)06-4301-7285 (FAX)06-6644-4894
Website
(E-mail inquiry is acceptable.)

Ward Office Telephone Numbers

To call a section in any ward office, first dial [A] (the ward number) and then [B] (the section number).

*Consultation for Foreign Residents 06-<A>-9907

〈A〉Ward Office Numbers

Ward Number
Kita 6313
Miyakojima 6882
Fukushima 6464
Konohana 6466
Chuo 6267
Nishi 6532
Minato 6576
Taisho 4394
Ward Number
Tennoji 6774
Naniwa 6647
Nishiyodogawa 6478
Yodogawa 6308
Higashiyodogawa 4809
Higashinari 6977
Ikuno 6715
Asahi 6957
Ward Number
Joto 6930
Tsurumi 6915
Abeno 6622
Suminoe 6682
Sumiyoshi 6694
Higashisumiyoshi 4399
Hirano 4302
Nishinari 6659

〈B〉Section Numbers of Ward Office

Section Number
Resident registration , Enrollment in Elementary and Junior High Schools 9963
Marriage Report, Divorce Report, Birth Report, Death Report 9961
National Health Insurance, Health Insurance System for the Elderly, Lump Sum Birth Allowance, National Pension 9956

〈C〉Section Numbers of the Health and Welfare Center

Section Number Wards with other telephone numbers
Child Allowance, Day Nurseries, Support for Single Parent Families 9857 Abeno:9865
Nishinari:9824
Medical Subsidy for Infants and Children. 9857 Nishinari:9824
Welfare for the Aged
Welfare for the people with physical or mental disabilities
9857  
The Long-Term Care Insurance System 9859  
Mother and Child Health Handbook, Health Check up for Infants, Preventive Vaccination, Dietary Counseling 9882  
Nursing Care Prevention Program 9882 Abeno:9968
Health Counseling, 9882 Tennoji:9968
Abeno:9968
AIDS Counseling 9968  
HIV(AIDS) Antibody Testing (Kita, Chuo, Yodogawa Ward only) 9882  

※When you do not know the section to which you should address your inquiry, dial <A>+9986 for the general Operator.

Branch Offices and Service Centers

Branch Offices TEL
Higashi-Yodogawa 06-6322-0731
Yata 06-6692-1341
Kami 06-6791-0446
Nanbu Service Center 06-6709-1201

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2 Osaka City Service Counters

<Operation Hours>

Weekdays / 9:00 - 19:00
Weekends, Holidays / 10:00 - 19:00
(Closed from Dec.29th to Jan.3rd)

*Osaka City Service Counters will be temporarily closed for maintenance of equipment.

<Certificate Application Hours>
  • Application for Seal Registration Certificate, Certificate of Residence and Certificate of Entry in the Resident Card
    Weekdays / 9:00 - 19:00
    Weekends, Holidays / 10:00 - 19:00
  • Application for Certificate of Residence of a person who registered at another municipality.
    Weekdays / 9:00 - 17:00 (It is not handled on weekends or holidays.)
    In some cases, this certificate may not be issued on the spot. Please inquire for details.
  • Application for Certificate of family registry:
    ssuance times may differ depending on the content. Please contact us for details.
    Depending on the document there are cases where the time frame of the reception differs so please inquire.
Services
  • Issuance of copies of Certificate of Residence, etc.
  • Delivery of Notification Papers (such as Family Register for marriage.)
  • Provision of Osaka Municipal Accommodations Information.
  • Information on Osaka Municipal Administration and various events.We do not handle tax certification
※English guidance is also available when requesting information.
(Information in Korean is also offered at the Namba branch)
Umeda Service Counter
Osaka Station Underground Shopping Mall
(Diamor Osaka)
Osaka Ekimae Diamond Chikagai #2,
1 Umeda, Kita-ku
(TEL)06-6345-0874
Website
梅田服务台
Namba Service Counter
Subway Namba Station
1-9-7 Namba, Chuo-ku
(TEL)06-6211-0874
Website
难波服务台
Tennoji Service Counte
Abenobashi Underground Center (Abechika)
Abeno Chikagai #6,
Horikoshi-cho, Tennoji-ku
(TEL)06-6773-0874
Website
天王寺服务台

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3 Osaka City Hall Residence Certification / Family Register Certification Application Section

<Operation Hours>

Weekdays/ 9:00 - 17:30
Closed dates/ Saturday, Sunday, National holidays, Dec.29th to Jan.3rd

<Certificate Application Hours>
  • Application for Seal Registration Certificate, Certificate of Residence and Certificate of Entry in the Resident Card
    Weekdays / 9:00 - 17:30
  • Application for Certificate of family registry:
    Weekdays / 9:00 - 17:15
  • Application for Certificate of Residence of a person who registered at another municipality
    Weekdays / 9:00 - 17:00
Services
  • Issuance of copies of Certificate of Residence, etc.
  • Delivery of Notification Papers (such as Family Register for marriage.)

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4 Government and Prefectural Offices

Name, Tel. Address
Osaka Legal Affairs Bureau
(TEL)06-6942-1483
Osaka Daini Homu Godo Chosha 2-1-17 Tanimachi, Chuo-ku
Website
Osaka Regional Immigration Bureau
☎ 0570-013904
From mobile phone call 03-5796-7112
(Address)1-29-53 Nankokita, Suminoe-ku, Osaka
Website
Osaka Regional Taxation Bureau
(TEL)06-6941-5331
Osaka Godo Chosha Sangokan (#3) 1-5-63 Otemae, Chuo-ku
Website
Osaka Customs
(TEL)06-6576-3001
Osakakowan Godo Choshanai 4-10-3 Chikko, Minato-ku
Website
Osaka Prefectural Office
06-6910-8001
2-1-22 Otemae, Chuo-ku
Website
Osaka Prefectural Police Headquarters
(TEL)06-6943-1234
3-1-11 Otemae, Chuo-ku
Website
Osaka Labor Bureau
(TEL)06-6949-6482
Osaka Godo Chosha Dainigokan (#2) 4-1-67 Otemae, Chuo-ku
Website
Osaka High Court,
Osaka Local Court,
Osaka Summary Court
(TEL)06-6363-1281
2-1-10 Nishitemma, Kita-ku
Website
Osaka Family Court
(TEL)06-6943-5321
4-1-13 Otemae, Chuo-ku
Website

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5 Consulates General in the Kansai Area

Name, Tel. Address
U.S. Consulate General
(TEL)06-6315-5900
2-11-5 Nishitemma, Kita-ku
Website
Consulate-General of Italy
(TEL)06-4706-5820
17F, Nakanoshima Festival Tower, 2-3-18 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku
Website
Consulate-General of India
(TEL)06-6261-7299
10F Semba I.S. Bldg. 1-9-26 Kyutaromachi, Chuo-ku
Website
Consulate-General of the Republic of Indonesia
(TEL)06-6252-9871(Information Section)
6F Risona Ginko Semba Bldg. 4-4-21 Minamisemba, Chuo-ku
Website
British Consulate-General
(TEL)06-6120-5600
19F Epson Osaka Bldg. 3-5-1 Bakuromachi, Chuo-ku
Website
Australian Consulate-General
(TEL)06-6941-9271
16F Twin21 MID Tower 2-1-61 Shiromi, Chuo-ku
Website
Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
(TEL)06-6944-7272
Room B, 8F Heiwa Building, 1-1-14 Kitahama, Chuo-ku
Website
Royal Thai Consulate General
(TEL)06-6262-9226
1,4,5F Bangkok Ginko Bldg. 1-9-16 Kyutaromachi, Chuo-ku
Website
Consulate-General of the Republic of Korea
(TEL)06-6213-1401
2-3-4 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku
Website
Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China
(TEL)06-6445-9481
3-9-2 Utsubohommachi, Nishi-ku
Website
Consulate-General of the Federal Republic of Germany
(TEL)06-6440-5070
35F Umeda Sky Bldg. Tower East 1-1-88 Oyodonaka, Kita-ku
Website
Honorary Consulate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
(TEL)06--6569-3106
ATC Bldg. H-1, 4F, ITM Building, 2-1-10 Nankokita, Suminoe-ku
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Panama in Osaka
(TEL)078-392-3361
7F Yamamoto Bldg. Kyomachi 71, Chuo-ku, Kobe City
Website
Philippine Consulate-General
(TEL)06-6910-7881
24F Twin21 MID Tower 2-1-61 Shiromi, Chuo-ku
Consulate-General of France
(TEL)075-761-2988
Yoshida Izumidencho 8 banchi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City
Website
Consulate-General of Vietnam
(TEL)072-221-6666
4-2-15 Ichinocho-higashi, Sakai-ku, Sakai City
Website
Consulate-General of Mongolia
(TEL)06-6241-7761
19F Epson Osaka Bldg,3-5-1 Bakuromachi, Chuo-ku
Consulate-General of the Russian Federation
(TEL)06-6848-3451
1-2-2 Nishimidorigaoka, Toyonaka City
Website

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6 Japanese Language Courses

Name Tel. , Address, Time, Fee
Elementary Japanese Language Course 06-6345-5004 (Inquiries:General Lifelong Study Center)
Venue: General Life Learning Center (Kita-ku)
Three terms/year (Varies depending on the venue) Morning, Night
<20 classes, 1000 yen>
Abeno Nihongo Yomikaki Kyoshitsu 06-6634-7951
Venue: Osaka Municipal Abeno Citizens’Learning Center (Abeno-ku)
(Mon) 14:00 - 15:30 (Thu) 19:00 - 20:30 (Fri) 10:00 - 11:30 <free>
Yomikaki-Chaya 06-6345-5004 Venue: General Lifelong Study Center (Kita-ku)
(Wed) 18:45 - 20:45 (Thu) 10:00 - 12:00 (Fri) 14:00 - 16:00 <free>
Friendship-In-Japanese Salon, Creo Osaka West 06-6460-7800 Creo Osaka Nishi (Konohana-ku)
(Wed) 19:00 - 20:30 (Sat) 10:00 - 11:30 <free>
Friendship-In-Japanese Higashi-Yodogawa Public Hall Japanese Class 06-6379-0700 Higashi-Yodogawa Public Hall (Higashi-yodogawa-ku)
(Mon) 10:00 - 11:30 <free>
Friendship-In-Japanese Creo Osaka South Elementary Japanese Class 06-6705-1100 Creo Osaka Minami (Hirano-ku)
(Thu) 10:00 - 11:30 <free>
Friendship-In-Japanese Creo Osaka East Elementary Japanese Class 06-6965-1200 Creo Osaka Higashi (Joto-ku)
(Thu) 10:00 - 11:30 <free>
Creo Osaka Chuo Sakura Japanese Class 06-6770-7200 Creo Osaka Chuo (Tennoji-ku)
(Thu) 10:15 - 11:45 (Thu) 13:00 - 14:30 <¥1,800/month>
Uriwari-Higashi Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6708-0108
Uriwari-Higashi Elementary School Lifelong Education Room (Hirano-ku)
(Fri) 19:15 - 21:00 <free>
Keihatsu Yomikaki Kyoshitsu 06-6322-0120Keihatsu Elementary School Lifelong Education Room (Higashiyodogawa-ku)
(Fri) 19:30 - 21:00 <free>
Kita-Tatsumi Shikiji Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6753-0301
Kitatatsumi Elementary School Lifelong Education Room (Ikuno-ku)
(Wed) 9:00 - 20:30 <free>
Kishinosato Shikiji Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6659-2574
Kishinosato Elementary School Lifelong Education Room (Nishinari-ku)
(Fri) 19:00 - 20:30 <free>
Taisei Shikiji Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6972-3878
Taisei Elementary School Lifelong Education Room (Higashinari-ku)
(Thu) 19:00 - 20:30 <free>
Shigino Shikiji Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6961-4313
Shigino Elementary School Lifelong Education Room (Joto-ku)
(Tue) 19:00 - 20:30 <free>
Kitanakajima Shikiji Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6391-2001
Kitanakajima Elementary School Lifelong Education Room (Yodogawa-ku)
(Thu) 19:00 - 20:30 <free>
Minami-Oe Shikiji Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6942-0501
Minami-Oe Elementary School Lifelong Education Room (Chuo-ku)
(Tue) 10:00 - 11:30 <free>
Nakatsu Shikiji Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6371-2047
Nakatsu Elementary School Lifelong Education Room (Kita-ku)
(Fri) 19:00 - 20:30 <free>
Tateba Shikiji Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6539-3346 (Inquiries: Lifelong Study Section of the Board of Education)
Venue:Lifelong Learning Room, Former Tateba Elementary School (Naniwa-ku) (Mon) 19:00 - 20:30 <free>
Hirabayashi Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6685-8085 Hirabayashi Elementary School Lifelong Education Room
(Suminoe-ku) (Fri) 19:00 - 21:00 <free>
Dekijima Shikiji Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6474-8080 Dekijima Elementary School Lifelong Education Room
(Nishiyodogawa-ku) (Tue) 19:00 - 20:30 <free>
Imagawa Shikiji Nihongo Koryu Kyoshitsu 06-6702-5653 Imagawa Elementary School Lifelong Education Room
(Higashisumiyoshi-ku) (Mon) 19:00 - 20:30 <free>
Komatsu Nihongo Salon 06-6328-1936 Komatsu Elementary School Lifelong Education Room (Higashiyodogawa-ku)
(every other Wednesday) 19:30-21:00 <free>
Gaikokujin Fureai Salon 06-6773-8989 Osaka International House Foundation (Tennoji-ku)
(Sat) 14:00 - 15:30 <¥2,000/12 lessons (¥500 required for the first registration)>
Tanoshii Nihongo 06-6773-8989 Osaka International House Foundation (Tennoji-ku)
3 terms/year (Tues) and (Wed) 19:00 - 20:30, (Thu) 19:00- 20:30 <¥5,500/12 lessons (¥2500 for the text book included)>
Basic Japanese for Daily Use 06-6774-0033Osaka Japanese Language Education Center (Tennoji-ku)
3terms/year (Mon)-(Fri) 2 hours/day (10hours/week) for 11 weeks <¥30,000/term (text book included)>
Naniwa Reading & Writing Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City Civic Center Naniwa(Naniwa-ku) (Fri) 19:00 - 21:00 <free>
Nihongo Nanba 06-6643-7010
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Namba Citizen’s Learning Center(Naniwa-ku) (Tue) 10:00 -11:30/13:30-15:00/19:00-20:30
About JPY 200 per month (for study materials)
Kashima Literacy Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City Civic Center Yodogawa(Yodogawa-ku) (Wed) 19:00 -21:00<free>
Minamikata Literacy Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City Human Rights Promotion and Consultation Center (Higashiyodogawa-ku) (Wed) 19:00 -21:00<free>
Hinode Reading and Writing Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City Civic Center Higashi Yodogawa (Higashiyodogawa-ku) (Thu) 19:00 - 21:00 (Sat) 14:00 - 16:00<free>
Asuka Literacy and Japanese Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka Municipal Abiko Minami Junior High School (Sumiyoshi-ku)
(Tue) 19:00 -21:00 (Sat) 10:00 - 12:00<free>
Takadono Literacy Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Takadono Elementary School(Asahi-ku) (Mon) 19:00 -21:00 <free>
Ikue Literacy Tuesday Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City CIvic Center Asahi Nishi(Asahi-ku) (Tue) 19:00 -21:00 (Sat) 14:00 - 16:00<free>
Ikue Literacy Hakuju Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City CIvic Center Asahi Higashi (Asahi-ku)
(Thu) 19:00 - 21:00 1st and 3rd Saturdays *Alternative weeks 13:00-14:30<free>
Ryogoku Literacy Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City CIvic Center Asahi Higashi (Asahi-ku)
(Thu) 19:00 - 21:00 1st and 3rd Saturdays *Alternative weeks 13:00-14:30<free>
Asaka Literacy and Japanese Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City Civic Center Sumiyoshi Minami(Sumiyoshi-ku)
(Tue) 19:00 -20:30<free>
Sumiyoshi Reading Circle Sumiyoshi Japanese Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City Civic Center Sumiyoshi Kita(Sumiyoshi-ku)
(Thu) 19:00 - 20:30 (Sat) 14:00 - 16:00<free>
Yata Literacy Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City Civic Center Higashi Sumiyoshi(Higashi Sumiyoshi-ku)
(Wed) 19:00 -21:00<free>
Hirano Literacy Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City Civic Center Hirano(Hirano-ku)
(Tue) 19:00 -20:30<free>
Nishinari Reading & Writing Class 06-6539-3346
(Contact: Lifelong Learning Division, Osaka City Board of Education)
Venue: Osaka City CIvic Center Nishinari(Nishinari -ku)
(Thu) 18:00 - 20:00<free>
  • Information on the above classes is provided by the Center for Adult Learning, Literacy & Japanese as a Second Language, Osaka (website only).
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Information Counter for Foreign Residents

The Information Plaza offers information on issues related to life in Osaka and counseling services from experts and professionals.

International House Osaka Foundation, Information Center
(Address)8-2-6 Uehommachi, Tennoji-ku
(TEL)06-6773-6533
(Office Hours)9:00 – 21:00 ※Consultations are free of charge.
(Language)English, Chinese, Korean

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