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Application for issuance of the Individual Number Card

Period until Individual Number Card issuance

It takes about one month*2from the application for Individual Number Card until the shipment of Notice of Issuance*1by municipalities.
*1 Notice of Issuance is a notification by which municipalities notifies that they are ready to issue Individual Number Card.
*2 Excluding cases with errors in the application, etc.

Method and flow of the application

Contents

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.

Application by mail

Sign or affix your name and put your seal on, and attach your ID photograph to the application form for issuance of the Individual Number Card.

Check the content of the form carefully for errors and then enclose it in a return envelope and send it by mail.

Please see here for application by mail

Application by a personal computer

Take your ID photograph with a digital camera and save the data in a personal computer.

Access to the website for application for issuance.Input required matters in accordance with the instructions on the screen and send them with your ID photograph.

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Please enter the application form ID (23-digit numeric code) specified on your application form for issuance. Your card cannot be issued correctly if there are any mistakes in your ID, so please input it carefully.

Please see here for application by a personal computer

Application by a smartphone

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. Input required matters and send them with your ID photograph.

Please see here for application by a smartphone

Application by a town ID photo booth

Select “Application for the Individual Number Card” from the touch panel, insert money for the photograph and place the QR code for the barcode scanner.

Follow the on-screen guidance and enter necessary items, take an ID photograph and send it.

Applicable ID photo booths available around town

[External link (DNP Photo Imaging Japan Co., Ltd.)]

[External link (Nippon Auto Photo K.K.)]

[External link (FUJIFILM Corporation)]

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