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Updated:October 19, 2018


 About Saitama

Governor's Office

kiyoshi ueda

Saitama Prefecture in Brief

Living in Saitama

A Guide to Living in Saitama

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Please note:


* Originally Created : 1 April 2014

* Place names, systems, and prices may change hereafter.

* Inquiries made to the contact points listed should be in Japanese, unless otherwise stated.

The Guide to Living in Saitama offers helpful information on the following topics:

  • Residency Management System and Basic Resident Registration System
  • Emergencies  
  • Housing 
  • Health Insurance and Medical Treatment
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, Childcare, and Family
  • Pension
  • Education
  • Taxation
  • Employment and Labor Conditions
  • Driver’s License
  • Information for Everyday Life
  • Consultation Services and Contact Points
  • Municipalities and Wards of Saitama Prefecture (Cities, Wards, Towns, and Villages)
  • Profile of Saitama Prefecture

Information by Topic

Disaster Preparedness and Crime Prevention


International Exchange and Cooperation


Health and Welfare

Employment and Industry

Environment and City Planning

Culture and Education


About the Saitama Prefectural Government


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