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How can I find my Japanese number?

By: Allen NjauUpdated: April 16, 2021


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To apply for a My Number card you have to be a Japanese citizen or a long-term foreign resident (not a tourist). Your ward office will mail you a My Number notification card and application. Fill out the application and include a recent (not more than six-months old) passport-style photo.

Also know, what is TIN number in Japan?

Japan. Information on Tax Identification Numbers. Section I – TIN Description. Individual Number (“My Number”) Individual Number (nicknamed “My Number”) is 12-digit numbers assigned to individuals living in Japan under the Social Security and Tax Number System.

Also, how do I get a replacement number card in Japan?

As you will need to suspend your Individual Number Card, you will have to contact our Individual Number Card Call Center. Also, please report the loss to the police and take down the number they issue you. You will then have to report the loss to your local municipal office and apply for re-issuance.

What does a My Number card look like?

A My Number Card is a plastic card with your name, address, date of birth, sex and picture on the front, and My Number written on the back. Applying to be issued with a card is voluntary.

What is Japanese Juminhyo?

A Juminhyo is a registry of current residential addresses maintained by local governments in Japan. The Basic Resident Registration is a database containing everyone's resident record, which lists data including your full name, date of birth, sex, address, and relationship to the householder.


How do I renew my Japanese phone number?

Please apply for renewal at your local municipal office to continue to use your Individual Number Card after expiration. Information regarding renewal process and fees can be obtained through your local muncipal office.

What is my number app?

With the My Numbers app you can add up to four phone numbers with unlimited calling and texting to your smartphone and eliminate the hassle of carrying multiple devices. Download the My Numbers app with Google Play™ and Apple® App Store®.

How do I get a Mynumber card?

A notification card and an application form for issuance of the Individual Number Card are mailed by recorded delivery to the address appearing in your resident record. Take your ID photograph with a camera of a smartphone. Access to the website for application through the QR code on the application form for issuance.

What is Kojinbango card?

A notification card is a paper card which notifies every resident of My Number (the Individual Number). However, without an ID photo, the notification card must be used alongside other identification documents such as a drivers' license or passport in order to confirm Individual Number and identity at the same time.

What is a corporation ID number?

A corporate number is a number given to corporation or LLCs when the organization's articles of incorporation are approved. This number is the equivalent of the federal tax identification number, or EIN. LLCs receive a corporate number composed of 12 digits. These can then be used to apply for EINs.