How to Open Bank Account
You need to make own bank account to transfer your salary.
Do you know when you’re qualified to open your account?
When you search for the term you are able to open an account after you arrival, it’s stated ‘1 year after your arrival of Japan’ or 6 months or following day.
What is the correct answer? In general, you are allowed to make it if your staying of Japan over 90 days (3 months). If you are in hurry for starting part time, you can consult to the bank officers. It’s better for you to contact to branch offices where it’s close to your home.
you can automatically pay your bill for water/electric/tel phone. You can also use it to your medical and tax refund, and transfer your scholarship and salary.
To open your account , you should complete your registration of residence card. After the residence card is issued, you can bring it to the bank and apply for account.
On the application form, you have to write your name either Chinese or Katanakana. It’s better to ask Japanese teacher how to write your name in Japanese letters beforehand.
Applying a cash card, the person in charge will ask you 4 digits for your security code. you better be prepared the number you can memorize for last long. A cash card will be delivered after an application.
In case of they require you a name stump for signing contract, you can ask them if handwriting signature is available. *Japanese Post Office, Yucho Bank permits your signature.
If they prohibit only for signature, you go to the stump shops and make original one by either Hiragana or Katakana. The price is reasonable between 500~1000 yen, and takes about 15 minutes. Although some name stumps will cost thousand or ten thousand yen, you are not necessary to make such a kind.
1. Residence Card
2. Contact Number
3. (Name Stump)
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