As of October 1, 2020, a census will be conducted for all people and households living in Japan, including foreigners. This is an important survey that can be used for various implementations in our lives, so please be sure to answer it.
Starting from mid-September, the investigators will visit your home and give you the survey documents. (They will be distributed into your mailbox if nobody is home.)
  • Please do not lose it, as there is only one copy per household.
《How to reply》
  You can reply via the internet or by mail.
  • As a countermeasure against the Covid-19, please try to reply via the internet. (You can also post the questionnaire by mail (paper))
  • The survey is also available in foreign languages.
    • The survey is available in Portuguese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Spanish and English on the internet.
    • The questionnaire (paper) comes with a bilingual terms list in 27 languages on request.
    • Languages supported
      Portuguese, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Vietnamese, Korean, Filipino, Spanish, Indonesian, English, Thai, Nepali, French, Bengali, Malay, Hindi, Burmese, Russian, Sinhalese, German, Mongolian, Arabic, Italian, Turkish, Khmer, Lao, Persian, Romanian, Urdu
《Reply Period》
Via the Internet: September 14 (Mon) – October 7 (Wed)
Questionnaire (mailing): October 1 (Thu) – October 7 (Wed)

◆For details, please refer to https://www.kokusei2020.go.jp/

 *This website is available in Portuguese, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Vietnamese, Korean, Spanish, and English.

◆Census call center: Telephone 0570-07-2020

 *The call center can also support foreign languages through an interpreter operator.
Languages supported
Portuguese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Filipino, Spanish, Indonesian, English, Thai, Nepali, French, German, Italian, Russian, Malay, Burmese, Khmer, Mongolian, Hindi, Sinhalese