Welcome to Wakayama City!

Here you will find a wealth of information aimed at the English speaking residents of Wakayama City, as well as a veriety of maps and other resources for those looking to visit, or move to Wakayama.

We have done our best to collect a variety of resources that would be useful for newcomers to Japan or Wakayama, but if there are any questions that remain unanswered, or if you need personalized assistance or advice, please do not hesitate to contact us at city hall.

Even if you have lived in Japan or Wakayama for some time, please take a look at the material on procedures, as well as the living guide. Laws and regulations at both the city and national level are constantly changing, and it is your responsibility to keep abreast of these changes. In addition, there are many misconceptions about the law in Japan, and everybody needs to be aware of their rights, as well as their responsibilities as a foreign resident of Japan.

Contact Details

Please direct any questions, comments, or concerns that you have to us at:

640-8511
23 Shichibancho, Wakayama City
Wakayama City Hall, 10th Floor
Domestic and International Relations Division
Tel: (073) 435-1010
Fax: (073) 435-1252
naigaikoryu@city.wakayama.lg.jp
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