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International Health Care Center (ICC)

National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM) has been expanding its services to meet the needs of foreigners in Japan. NCGM is a tertiary referral hospital holding specialists in various fields of medicine and also providing emergency medical services in 24/7.

International Health Care Center (ICC) is a platform of providing the best-quality health care to foreigners residing in or traveling throughout Japan.

First Contact

  • Telephone : +81-3-6228-0749 Coordinator(Nurse)
  • E-mail : support@hosp.ncgm.go.jp
  • ICC Office hour : 9:00-17:00, Mon-Fri (JST)

Patient Information

Email :
First Name : (As shown in your passport/ID card)
Last Name
Date of Birth
Gender : Male or Female
Country of Residence :
Phone Number :
Do you need interpretation service? Yes or No


NCGM is located in Toyama, Shinjuku-ku near Waseda University, and Tokyo Women's Medical University. It takes 10 minutes by Taxi from the center of Shinjuku Station.
The nearest subway station is "Wakamatsu-Kawada" of the Oedo Line (pink line).

Language Services

Interpreters are available to assist communication between health care providers and patients whose primary language is not Japanese.
In person : English (24 hours), Chinese, and Korean (daytime)
Telephone (24 hours) : English, Chinese, Korean, Español, and Portugués


Patients are required to pay upfront and claim for reimbursement.
Please check what documents are necessary to submit claims prior to your visit to the hospital. We accept Japanese cash (Yen) and most major credit cards : VISA, Master, JCB, American Express, Diners, NICOS, DC, UFJ, MUFG

*Credit Card Registry : We ask all patients who do not have Japanese health insurance card, to complete credit card registry prior to medical treatment.

*Inpatient : Upon admission all (Japanese/International) patients are required to pay a deposit.
Full payment is required before discharge.

First Visit Payment

  1.  Consultation fee for all first visit: ¥8,640* (patient without a referral letter from other hospital/clinic )
    *Required based on the system of the Japanese Health and Welfare Ministry Law
  2. Regular Consultation Fee
  3. Laboratory Test / Imaging / Medication, and other specific procedures
  4. Documentation Fee

Patients without Japanese Health Insurance Qualification

At Center Hospital of the National Center for Global Health and Medicine, from January 4, 2019, all care for foreign nationals who do not have Japanese health insurance qualification will be charged as follows:

  1.  Patients without Japanese health insurance qualification who live overseas and visit Japan for the purpose of receiving medical care will be charged at a rate of 30 yen per 1 medical remuneration point because of extra administrative work, etc
  2. Patients without Japanese health insurance qualification who live overseas and receive medical care for the reason other than above (i), they will be charged at a rate of 20 yen per 1 medical remuneration point.

Hospital Stay / Rooms

Patients will be provided with a private room on demand.
Most of them include a bathroom, small refrigerator, and lockable wardrobe.
Rooms are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.
If you wish to change rooms, please notify your ward nurse and a request will be made.
VIP Rooms, located on the 16th floor, are provided upon request.
Please speak to an International Health Care Center Staff for more information.

Halal food and prayer places

NCGM is preparing to providing halal friendly services.
Please speak to an International Health Care Center Staff for more information.

Insurance Assistance

NCGM will help you to process your claim.
Insurance documents will be prepared by NCGM ("Iji-ka").

We accept Cash (Japanese Yen) and Credit cards for payment.
You will be responsible to pay for your treatment and direct reimbursement with your insurance.

Medical Visa

If you plan to travel on a medical visa, you are required to apply in advance.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs: For those who would like to apply for the "Visa for Medical Stay"