Minato City publishes foreign language versions of the Living Guide and provides them to foreign city residents free of charge, to make daily life easier.
The guide contains information necessary in daily life, such as how to complete registration procedures at the city hall, and how to use facilities.
The Living Guide is available in 3 languages: English, Chinese and Korean.
All versions of the guide were revised on 1st April 2021.
The revised versions have easy Japanese written on the left side of each page and the translation in the target language written on the right.
The guide is also bigger than before, to make it easier to read.
The Living Guide is available at each of the 5 Regional City Offices and at the Public Relations Subsection of the Office of the Mayor.
It can also be Downloaded as a PDF from the Minato City website, so please take a look.
The address of the Minato City website is https://www.city.minato.tokyo.jp/.
The subsection in charge at the Office of the Mayor is the Public Relations Subsection.
In Japan, the Rabies Prevention Law requires dogs to be registered once in their life and vaccinated once a year.
Dog owners should notify Minato City of registration and be issued with a license tag, and, after vaccination, a vaccination tag.
It is mandatory to attach the issued license tag and vaccination tag to the dog's collar, etc.
The subsection in charge at Minato Public Health Center is the Life Hygiene Counseling Subsection of the Life Hygiene Section.