OIST resource center provides daily life support to all staff and students and their family members – everyone in OIST community. Relocating to a new place that you are not accustomed to may be stressful, but we are here to provide you the help you need.

Below are some popular ways people have used the Resource Center to support their daily lives and social activities. If you need any information, feel free to visit us in person, contact us via the phone (098-982-3540), or send an email (


  • Credit Card application

  • Obtaining a mobile phone or SIM card

  • Driver’s License conversion process

  • Car insurance/inspection/service

  • Car Tax

  • Name Transfer of the car

  • Car Rental

  • Home Internet

  • Bank related issues

  • Taxi/Restaurant Reservations

  • Shipping/Disposal of goods

  • Garbage issues

  • Obtaining certificate from municipal office

  • Ordering goods from internet

  • Mail and package redelivery

  • Local bus route

  • Family Member Access Card

  • OIST Shuttle bus schedule

  • Off boarding process

… and more!