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Legal Services

Welcome to the Region Legal Service Office at Naval Air Facility Japan. Our office provides a variety of services to approximately 10,000 service members, Department of Defense employees, contractors and their family members attached to NAF Atsugi including the following:

Japanese Legal Matters:  A Japanese legal advisor for assistance is available five days a week to personnel who have questions or problems concerning the Japanese civilian community, including the Status of Forces Agreement, Japanese criminal law.  Appointments are recommended.  The Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) is an agreement between a country and a foreign nation stationing military forces in that country.

Assistance for Immigration and Naturalization:  is provided by RLSO.  Please call 264-3692.

Notary Services:  Powers of attorney and notary walk-in services are available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 13:30 - 15:00 on the third floor of the Headquarters Building, 949, Rm. 328.  Outside of those hours, an appointment is advised.  All services are available to active duty members, military retirees, DoD civilians and all family members.  Please bring with you TWO forms of valid photo ID for any notary service.  For appointments, please call DSN: 264-4585, Local: 0467-63-4585, Int'l: 011-81-467-63-4585. Email:

**Note:  These times are subject to change due to various commitments, so please call ahead of time, if you are traveling from outside the installation.**

Command Support:  Inquiries on all legal issues involving Navy commands is available from the RLSO.  Please contact the Legal Officer directly with questions.

Contact Us
Legal Services/JAG
NAF Atsugi Legal Office
PSC 477 Box 9
FPO, AP 96306-0001
Phone 011-81-467-63-3692
Phone (DSN) 315-264-3692
Fax 011-81-467-63-4580
Fax (DSN) 315-264-4580
Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sat, Sun and Holidays - Closed

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