Shiga Prefecture

Information for foreign residents

"In Shiga Prefecture, Shiga Foreign Residents Information Center accepts inquiries in 12 languages from 10 am to 5 pm on weekdays.  

The service is available in English, Chinese, Portuguese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Thai, Indonesian, Nepalese, Korean, Spanish, Russian and Hindi.


The phone number is 077-523-5646."

Source:  Multilingual coronavirus hotlines in Japan,  NHK-World Japan (