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“I have not eaten anything from this morning”
“I have no house to sleep at”
“How can I live from now on…?”

Many asylum seekers visit our office, seeking for help. The number of asylum seekers JAR supported in the last fiscal year adds up to 606. This includes women and minors. They are facing severe survival in Japan, a destination to which they decided to come, escaping from persecution.

Japan Association for Refugees assist asylum seekers who have fled to Japan

1. Legal assistance(In order to receive refugee status) 2. Social assistance(Securing food, medical care
and shelter) 3. Integration support(For a self-sustainable future)

In addition, JAR has been conducting comprehensive support activities for refugees through policy proposal and networking, and engaging in public relations activity.

Your Action Can Support Refugees

How you can contribute:

Credit Card

  • Donation in Japanese Yen

* Click the button above: the payment service is provided by Stripe, Inc.
* The minimum donation amount is 1,000 yen.

Money transfer, etc.

1. Money transfer at post offices

Account #: 00100-0-132625
Account name: Japan Association for Refugees
(Enter “Donation” in the description column.)

2. Bank transfer

Mizuho Bank, Iidabashi Branch,
Account #: 8043319 (Futsu)
Account name:トクテイヒエイリカツドウホウジン ナンミンシエンキョウカイ
(“Tokutei-Hieiri-Katsudou-Houjin Nanmin-Shien-Kyoukai”)

* When you donate through bank account, please send us an e-mail (subject=”Donation”) with the information about the donation: your name, your contact (address, tel.,) date of the transfer, and the amount of the donation.


Japan Association for Refugees
4F TAS Building, 2-5-2, Nishi-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0065
Tel:03-5379-6001 Fax:03-5217-6007