Please submit an application to the National Health Insurance counter at the municipal/ward office of your residence.
【When to apply】
Within 14 days of becoming eligible for National Health Insurance coverage (for example, the day you made your residence registration).
【Who should apply】
(a) If a member of the household is already enrolled in the National Health Insurance program: The head of the household, as shown on the National Health Insurance Certificate.
(b) If no one in the household belongs to the National Health Insurance program: The head of the household as shown on the residence registry
(c) If the head of the household in cases (a) and (b) cannot apply in person: A proxy should apply, with a power of attorney from the head of the household and identification document.
Upon application, it will be necessary to enter the MyNumber of the head of the household and the applicant on the application form and to present MyNumber confirmation documents.
(1) Document for confirmation of MyNumber (MyNumber notification card, etc.)
(2) Identification document (Residence Card, etc.)
(3) Shiteisho (certificate of designation,for people with the status of residence “designated activities”)
※ If the initial period of residence is less than 3 months, a document is required that shows the applicant is to stay longer than 3 months (performance contract with agency, etc.).
※ You may be asked to show your passport.
Please inquire at the municipal/ward office of your residence for further details.
◆ For residents in Osaka City.