Many kinds of activities take place at TIA (Toyota International Association): Japanese and other Foreign Language Classes, Volunteer Activities, Counseling for foreign residents, etc.
Toyota International Association
Toyota Industry and Culture Center, 3F
1-25 Kozakahonmachi
Toyota City, Aichi

Closed on Mondays

Fun Programs


Translations, interpretation, foreign language counseling
Provision of Counseling Services in Foreign Languages
 At TIA, by cooperating with the City, and with many other organizations, we are making many efforts to create a multicultural society, by providing consultation to foreigners living in Toyota City, who are often conflicted with a wide variety of problems in many areas.
Further, with regards to Portuguese and Chinese languages, a counselor fluent in these languages is available at set times every week.

Counseling in Portuguese
Every Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Counseling in Chinese
Every Saturday, from 9 a.m. to Noon
Every Tuesday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Every Wednesday through Friday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Translation Services

1.Toyota International Association (TIA) translates an official document which must be submitted to the City Hall or other public organizations.
・Language: Portuguese, Chinese, and English ⇔ Japanese
 (Please contact us if you need translation in other language than above.)
・Please follow the instruction below when you ask for translation in order to avoid a trouble.

1)The person shown on the document must visit TIA for translation.
  (If the person cannot visit TIA in any reason, please contact us.)
2)Original documents are acceptable for translation, but any copies are not acceptable.
  Also personal or commercial papers are not acceptable for translation.
3)Please help us to read and spell out names and address shown on the document.
  If the document is handwritten, please make sure if it’s readable beforehand.
4)Fee and approximate days required for translation.
  (Including the consumer tax as of April 1, 2014)

Free Approximate days required for translation
Normal ¥3,600
(per page/A4)
*Please understand that your request couldn’t be accepted in some cases.
(per page/A4)
Translation will be completed on the 3rd day after your visit.
But it will take 4 days if Monday is included in the translation period.
Friday (your visit) ⇒ Tuesday
Sunday (your visit) ⇒ Thursday

Please pay for one page as a deposit at the time of your request.
The total fee is calculated based on the pages at the completion of translation.

Interpreting Services
We provide interpreters in the following situations, for example: an occurrence of domestic violence, counseling by the relevant organizations in the case of foreigners hospitalized in critical condition, or when, in the course of daily living, a foreigner needs assistance with official procedures for matters relating to one’s humanity, human rights, social welfare, health preservation and medical treatment.