Interpreting Services

To offer better services to non-Japanese residents of Shibuya, we have interpreting services. The resident volunteers provide interpreting services by registering at the city office.

Main Services

  • English interpreting services at the city office (Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  • Prenatal classes (June, September, December and March)
  • Disaster Prevention Drill
  • Interpreting services at some city events

Number of Registered Interpreters (as of Apr 2014)

Number of Registered Interpreters
Language Number
English 31
Chinese 1
French 1
Spanish 1
Turkish 1
German 1

Do you need an interpreter?

We have an interpreting desk (3th Floor Building No.1) for English. Interpreter will help you communicate with a staff of each department of the city office.


Intercultural Exchange Promotion Section , Cultural Promotion Division

23-21 Sakuragaoka-cho,Shibuya-ku,Tokyo 150-0031
Phone 03-3463-1142
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Interpreter desk is located in the 3rd Floor Building No.1