Housing Information

Nishi-sugamo, Toshima-ku Area

This website presents information on the area around the Toshima International Hall of Residence (Nishi-sugamo, Toshima-ku area).


Municipal Office

Non-Japanese residents, who plan to stay in Japan for longer than 3 months, are required to apply for resident registration and also join the National Health Insurance system at the municipal office in a district where they live. Moreover, the municipal office website provides sightseeing spots and event information for residents and visitors to the area, so please see the website for further information.

Mark Name Location Phone Number
A Toshima City Office 1-18-1 Higashi-ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-8422 03-3981-1111

Bank & Post Office

If international students need to pay accommodation fees or utilities, it is recommended that they open an account at a bank or post office.

Mark Name Location Phone Number
B Citibank
Ikebukuro branch
Metropolitan Plaza 9F, 1-11-1 Nishi-ikebukuro, Toshima-ku,
Tokyo 171-0021
C Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Takinogawa branch
6-1-1 Takinogawa, Kita-ku,
Tokyo 114-0023
D Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Sugamo branch 2-11-1 Sugamo, Toshima-ku,
Tokyo 170-0002
E Mizuho Bank
Nishi-sugamo-eki-mae ATM
3-25-11 Nishi-sugamo, Toshima-ku,
Tokyo 170-0001
F Mizuho Bank
Otsuka branch
2-13-1 Kita-otsuka, Toshima-ku,
Tokyo 170-0004
Mark Name Location Phone Number
G Nishi-sugamo Post Office 2-38-7 Nishi-sugamo, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0001 03-3918-3699

Medical Institution

The websites to follow may help you find medical institutions suitable for your problems. The lists to follow present those medical institutions located in or near the Nishi-sugamo area in Toshima-ku. Please note that they were selected at random at the end of 2008, so you will need to contact each clinic or hospital to obtain the latest information. Utokyo’s Health Service Center can also provide you with medical treatments.

J: Japanese-speaking doctor available
E: English-speaking doctor available (Fluency level: daily conversation level or higher)

  • An English-speaking staff member is not necessarily available at the reception.
  • The annotation does not mean that every doctor or staff member speaks English but that there is at least one doctor who speaks English in that institution.
  • If you do not understand Japanese, it is recommended that you ask someone to accompany you and act as your interpreter.
Mark Name Category Location Phone
H Tsukimoto Shinryojo 内科、整形外科、小児科 Internal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics 03-3918-6272 J
I Oozora Naikahifuka Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Allergology 1F, 4-6-2 Nishi-sugamo, Toshima-ku 170-0001 03-3915-5885 J
Mark Name Category Location Phone
J Yamaguchi Hospital Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology 1-19-17 Nishi-sugamo, Toshima-ku 170-0001 03-3915-5885 J *1

*1: Chinese-speaking and conversational English-speaking staff are available at the reception desk in the daytime on weekdays.