Information : Nagaoka International Affairs Center Chikyû Hiroba start to provide Multi-Lingual Consultations

Chikyû Hiroba provide consultation services concerning your daily living along with administrative information for international residents.

●Consultation Hours:
Chinese and English: Every day 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Vietnamese: 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
【NEW】Skype consultation is now available at Chikyu Hiroba.
User name : 長岡市国際交流センター「地球広場」-Chikyu Hiroba-
Please search for “Chikyu Hiroba” on Skype.

●Connection with a Multi-Lingual Call Center (a private organization with nationwide service)
If international residents have difficulties in communicating with the staff at various information desks in the Nagaoka City Office, including Chikyû Hiroba and district branch offices, they can get language assistance provided by translators in 17 languages over the telephone.

●Installation of Translation Devices
A portable translation device for 74 languages and a tablet PC with translation apps for 31 languages are available for use at the Nagaoka City International Affairs Center, Chikyû Hiroba. These devices can be borrowed for use at many other information desks in the Nagaoka City Office and district branch offices.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any difficulties, worries, or questions