Living Guide

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The Nagoya International Center has provided information to foreign residents since its establishment in 1984, and responds to over 40,000 inquiries annually. In producing this online booklet, NIC has prepared answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about living in Nagoya, and included explanations of Japanese social systems and customs.

The addresses and phone numbers of companies and stores mentioned in this online booklet have been omitted if they can be found in English newspapers, magazines or directories. If you are unable to find the information you are seeking, please feel free to ask the NIC Information Counter and we will gladly provide assistance.

Earthquakes, typhoons, and other natural disasters

Education and Learning


Home and Garden

Municipal Services

NIC Quick Recipes

On the Road

Social Insurance


Visas and Immigration

Working in Japan

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