Foreigner workers under new laws working with the correct work permit and under certain conditions are legally obliged to receive social benefits from their employer such as health insurance, sick leave etc. See more information on this site.
This is the official government site for paying online bills (tax, water bills, student loans etc)
This site outlines the Japan pension scheme and can be used to find out the latest information and policies.
"The BLI’s primary mission is the handling of labor insurance services; it has also continually been commissioned other social security services. The scope of the BLI’s services has been expanded to include social insurance, labor protection, social welfare allowances and so on."
"The Bureau of Consular Affairs (BOCA) serves one of the core functions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by providing passport services, visa services, document authentication and the coordination of emergency assistance to the ROC citizens abroad."
A database of translated Japanese laws. Note that "the translations are not official texts, and not all of the translations are finalized versions. Only the original Japanese texts of the laws and regulations have legal effect, and the translations are to be used solely as reference materials to aid in the understanding of Japanese laws and regulations."
This is an important site for foreigners living and working in Japan as it provides all the information relating to social security and welfare including healthcare, childcare, pension and labor laws.
This site gives information about the laws, policies & plans, and statistics relating to Japan's Education system.
"A web portal that aims to make foreign residents feel at home and have a more enjoyable life in the city. To achieve this objective, we strive to collect and deliver information regarding multicultural coexistence, while working with citizens, public institutions, and organizations in the city."
"As an organization designated by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) as a "Recognized Local International Exchange Association," the Tokyo International Communication Committee (TICC) aims to fulfill its mission of promoting internationalization in local communities."
English version of this site is not available. If you are outside China, Google translate can help you navigate the site for finding some information. The site has the latest news, laws and statistics available to view online.
The official site of the Republic of Korea run by the Korean Culture and Information Service which serves as a communication bridge to promote Korea overseas, to shed light on international cultural exchanges and to bring that news back to the Korean audience.
This is an online petition service which allows foreigners to submit official complaints, petitions, and requests to solve legal disputes related to labor or human rights.
Find all the information relating to National Health Insurance here. They have a hotline for foreigners 02-3381-2000
Information about Employment and Labor laws in Korea can be found here. There are hotlines numbers to call listed and also a Q&A section but queries and complaints should be filed at the e-people site.
The government office in charge of the EPIK and TALK programs and selecting teachers for these programs. See the schools section for more information about each individual program.
This site is for the Multicultural Family Support Centers throughout the country that provide free services to help multicultural integration such as Korean Language Education, Intepretation & Translation, Family Counseling, and Social Training.
A comprehensive support center for foreign residents in Seoul offering daily living, business activities, administrative services, various educational courses and international exchange events. Also provide free counseling regarding legal, labor, tax and real estate related issues.