◎ Temporary Departure from Japan and Re-entry
International residents temporarily leaving Japan to visit their home countries or travel to other countries, even for a short period, must complete the following procedures. “Temporary Departure from Japan and Re-entry”の続きを読む
◎ ‘MY NUMBER’ (The Social Security and Tax Number System)
If you don’t know well about ‘MY NUMBER’, you had better check the following website first.
For details, you can check the following website.
◎ Public Medical Insurance Policy
There are two types in Japan; one is the employee’s health insurance that is joined through an employer (Kenko Hoken), the other is the national health insurance (Kokumin Kenko Hoken).
National Health Insurance (NHI, Kokumin Kenko Hoken) “Public Medical Insurance Policy”の続きを読む
◎ National Pension System (NPS, Kokumin-Nenkin)
The National Pension System (NPS) is a public pension system intended to support subscribers when they reach the age of 65 (＊), or become disabled. All people who are residing in Japan and aged between 20 and 59, including international residents holding a residence card (or alien registration card), are required to be covered by the NPS. “National Pension System (NPS, Kokumin-Nenkin)”の続きを読む
◎ At the City/Ward Oﬃce
Residence Card (or Alien Registration Card) and/or the National Health Insurance Card are often required for identification purposes when opening a savings account and for other matters in Japan. I strongly recommend that you complete following procedures as soon as you settle in. “Legal Procedures ②”の続きを読む