Here we present useful information services via links and applications to help foreign visitors and residents with emergency support, disaster updates, legal assistance, and special information to help you in Tokyo and Suginami Ward in particular. All of the following offer English assistance, while some offer support in other languages as well.


  • Police: 110
  • Fire/Ambulance: 119


NOTICE: Information About the COVID-19 in Japan

About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Recent and current information regarding preventative measures and information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Japan.

Japan Travel Advisory Information

Information regarding travel entry bans into Japan, visa measures, precautions and more affected by COVID-19.

Emergency Support

Emergency Support

English support phone numbers & emergency Japanese

Emergency Assistance Japan

Medical & security assistance, for questions about medical insurance, etc.

Japan Visitor

Emergency, health, and phone services as well as useful phone numbers such as hospitals, airports, tourist info and more

Disaster & Weather Information

Japan Meteorological Agency

Real-time earthquake, tsunami, typhoon information and more

Japan Weather Forecast For Travelers

Choose the area of Japan and the date by clicking on a simple map

10 Day Weather Forecast Tokyo

A quick look at the weather for the next 10 days in Tokyo

Suginami Guidance

Suginami Association For Cultural Exchange

Useful information for foreign residents and long-term visitors of Suginami Ward including events and more

Suginami Disaster and Disaster Prevention E-Mail Service

Register to receive email updates in English about disaster prevention in Suginami, Tokyo

Free Consultation Services For Foreigners

Information about free consultation services for foreigners in Suginami, available in English and Chinese

Suginami Hourly Weather Forecast

Check the hourly weather, temperature, and precipitation probability in Suginami Ward, Tokyo

Traffic & Transportation

JR East Train Status Information

Real-time info on delays etc. for JR train lines

Via Michelin

Real-time traffic and route updates for roads in Tokyo, also including hotels and tourist sites enroute

Legal Assistance

Tokyo Public Law Office

Professional law assistance for foreigners in Japan available in English, Spanish, French, and Chinese

Tokyo Bar Association

Legal counseling for foreigners available in Japanese with English and Chinese translators

Tokyo International Consultation Committee (TICC)

Tokyo International Communication Committee

Homepage for the TICC, providing multi-lingual support for foreign residents in Japan

Free Consultation Topics and Schedules

Check the schedule for consultations available in 12 languages regarding visas, marriage, divorce, insurance, labor, and more

Tips For Tokyo Life

Information on emergency telephone numbers and example situations of when to call