Update : 2021-12-2
When You Enroll in or Withdraw Health Insurance of Workplace
Take necessary procedure at the Hoken Nenkin-ka (Health Insurance and Pension Section) in the City Hall or nearest service center if you are subjected in the following table.
Necessary things for the procedure
- Required documents in the table below.
- Identity verification document (Residence Card, driver's license, passport etc.)
- Notification card (paper) or a (plastic) Individual Number Card (My Number Card) to show your Individual Number (My Number)
- If an applicant isn't a member of the same household, "a letter of attorney" is necessary.
Report immediately when you enroll or withdraw National Health Insurancde Program
When you terminated the health insurance program of the workplace or stopped being a dependent (see the table below), you need to enroll in the National Health Insurance.
And from the month national health insurance tax will be laid.
If you will not report immediately you have to pay health tax backward the day you leave the company insurance program.
Or you may pay both of the health insurance premiums (company and national) if you miss reporting withdraw of the National Health Insurance.
Enrollment of the National Health Insurance
|When you moved in from another municipality||The certificate of moving out from the previous city (ward, town, village)|
|When you terminated the health insurance of the workplace||The retirement certificate (unemployment slip), or the certificate of the loss of qualification for the health insurance|
|When you stopped being a dependent of the health insurance of the workplace||The certificate of the loss of qualification for the health insurance|
|When a baby was born||The health insurance certificate(card) of the householder and the document to certify the birth|
|When you stopped receiving Seikatsu-hogo (Public Assistance: welfare benefits)||The notice of decision to terminate Public Assistance|
|When a foreigner enrolls in||Residence Card, Passport|
Withdrawal of the National Health Insurance
|When you moved out to another municipality||The health insurance certificate(card)|
|When you enrolled in the health insurance of the workplace||Both health certificates of the National Health Insurance and workplace (or a document to certify the enrollment in the health insurance, in case the new health insurance card is not available)
NOTE: The workplace will take care of the enrollment in the social health insurance, but will not terminate the National Health Insurance. You need to take care of it yourself.
|When you became a non-working dependent of the workplace|
|When a subscriber to the National Health Insurance died||The health insurance certificate(card)|
|When you started receiving Seikatsu-hogo (Public Assistance)||The health insurance certificate(card) and the notice of decision to start Public Assistance|
|When you changed the address in the same city||The health insurance certificate(card)|
|When a householder changed his/her name|
|When you separate or share the household|
|When you move to another city in order to enter school or (welfare) facility||The health insurance certificate (card),
school/facility certificate, a copy of the resident record issued in antoher city
|When you lost the health insurance card When the health insurance card became too dirty to use||-----|
Hoken Nenkin-ka (Health Insurance and Pension Section)