The 50th Recruitment of the Student Delegation to Torrance!
"The 50th Kashiwa City Student Delegation to Torrance" Information Session
Cross-cultural Tea Time
Free Legal Advice and Administrative Procedure Support for Foreign Resident


Please help us raise funds for the Great Earthquake in Turkey and Syria!
Thank you for donating to Ukraine
Opening of Tokyo Immigration and Residence Office, Matsudo Branch
Announcement of Video Posting
KCC/KIRA activities in 2021
Online Interactions with People Around the World
Japanese Language Classes for for September to December
Information for COVID-19 for Foreign Residents (Available in multiple languages)
Kashiwa Information Delivery Service
Notice from Kashiwa City To Foreign Residents

Please help us raise funds for the Great Earthquake in Turkey and Syria!

We are deeply saddened by the devastating damage reported every day. We have set up a donation box at the KCC counter.
Thank you for your cooperation.

Thank you for donating to Ukraine

Thanks to your warm support, we have raised 526,901 yen as of December 20. This donation is used for medical expenses, clothing, books for learning Japanese, and other expenses for Ukrainian people living in Kashiwa City. We appreciate your continued support.

Opening of Tokyo Immigration and Residence Office, Matsudo Branch

Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (except Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
Services: Residence-related applications, applications for certificates of eligibility
Address: 8F Kite Mite Matsudo, 1307-1 Matsudo, Matsudo-shi, Chiba 271-0092
Phone: 047-701-5472

Announcement of Video Posting

You can see the English version of the calligraphy experience video produced in 2021 on our website.


Announcement of Video Posting from KIRA

You can see the video of “KIRA Activities in FY2021” on KIRA’s website:

Humanitarian Crisis Relief for Ukraine

Thanks to your warm support, we were able to send 177,000 yen (as of 3/31) to the Japanese Red Cross Society. Hereafter, together with the City of Kashiwa, we will support Ukrainians who have taken refuge in Kashiwa. We will continue to have a donation box at the KCC office and would appreciate your support.

We are also looking for volunteers to help Ukrainians. If you are interested in helping us with interpretation, translation, daily life assistance, or hosting a homestay, please register on our website.

Online Interactions with People Around the World
by KEYS (Kashiwa Exchange Youth Society)

Date and Time: June 12, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Place: Palette Kashiwa or online (Zoom, etc.)
Participants: Elementary, middle and high school, and university students living in Kashiwa or attending schools in the city. The first 20 applicants for each day.
Content: Real-time communication with people across the world using online tools such as Zoom.
Application: Sign up directly at the KCC office, or send an email to boshu-1@kira-kira.jp from 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 2.

Japanese Language Classes for September to December, 2021

Kashiwa and Kashiwa-no-ha classes will continue to offer online classes.
Shonan Classes will continue to offer 1 face-to-face class and 4 online classes.

Japanese Language Classes for January to March>>>

For Foreign Residents, please check Koho Kashiwa (Official Kashiwa City Bulletin).

You can find an information about COVID-19 vaccine.

Kashiwa Information Delivery Service

Sign up to receive email announcements from the city, such as information about earthquakes, fires, crime, and infectious disease outbreaks in the language of your choice. Scan this QR code and register!
Also, please read the city magazine, Koho Kashiwa. It contains information about COVID-19 vaccination.

Consultation for Foreign Residents

Monday: Spanish
Tuesday: Korean (only the 2nd and 4th Tuesday)
Wednesday: Chinese
Thursday: English
Friday: Chinese
※ 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. everyday
Consultation Counter for Foreign Residents (Main city hall 3F)
TEL: 04 - 7168 - 1033
No reservation required.

Universities in Kashiwa with International Exchange Departments

The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa International Office (Kashiwa Branch)

   Room 124, Environment Building, The University of Tokyo,
   5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa 277-8563, Japan
   tel: 04-7136-4556 fax: 04-7136-4559

Reitaku University

   Center for International Exchange, https://www.reitaku-u.ac.jp/gp/
   International Exchange on camp https://www.reitaku-u.ac.jp/global/
   2-1-1, Hikarigaoka, Kashiwa, 277-8686, Japan

Kaichi International University

   Intercultural Exchange, https://www.kaichi.ac.jp/english-2/
   Study Abroad Program, https://www.kaichi.ac.jp/department/exchange/
   1225-6 Kashiwa, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-0005, Japan

Link Collection

Sister city relationships

Camden Town (Council)
Wikipedia, Camden Town (Parliament)
CIFA Face Book

Chiba Prefecture and Kashiwa City

Kashiwa City
Kashiwa Information Center
Kashiwa City Medical Association
Chiba Prefecture
Chiba International Convention Bureau


Ministry of Foreign Affair
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Japan Association for the Promotion of International Cooperation
Japan Foundation
Association for Internationalization of Local Governments
Ministry of Internal Affair
Multicultural Center Tokyo
The UN Refugee Agency


Kashiwa City Hall
Emergency medical information service
Disaster Prevention and Safety Division

Consultation Desk for Foreign Residents


Cross-cultural Center

1-7-1-301 Kashiwa, Kashiwa City, Chiba Prefecture
DayOne Tower 3F Palette Kashiwa
Closed:Sundays, national holidays, year-end and New Year holidays