What is “My number card”?
The dedicated My Number card is a public card issued by the Japanese government.
Anyone who has a resident card in Japan can have it.
In the official homepage, the card is called Individual number card in English.
The material is plastic, and there is a photo of the face, and an IC chip is inside.
You cannot get my number card unless you apply.
If you haven’t made it yet, please refer to the separate article on how to make it.
What is My Number Card? My Number Card is a public card issued by the Japanese government.Anyone who has a residence[…]
What you can do at a convenience store using your My Number Card.
Official certificates such as residence card are basically issued by the city hall.
However, if you have a My Number Card, you can issue various certificates using a convenience store copy machine.
Types of certificates that can be issued.
There are three main types of certificates that can be issued at convenience stores.
The certificates you can get are documents related to residence card, seal certificate and various tax certificates.
In Japanese, it will be as follows.
- 住民票の写し(Jumin-hyo no utsushi)
- 住民票記載事項証明書(Jumin-hyo kisai jikou syoumeisyo)
- 印鑑登録証明書(Inkan touroku syoumeisyo)
- 各種税証明書(kakusyu zei syoumeisyo)
- 戸籍証明書（全部事項証明書、個人事項証明書）(koseki syoumeisyo)
- 戸籍の附票の写し(koseki no fuhyou no utsushi)
Available daily from 6:30 to 23:00.
Most city halls are only available from 8:30 to 5:15 on weekdays, so convenience stores are more convenient.
Depending on where you live, your My Number Card may not be available.
Depending on the city where you live, you may not be able to use your Individual Number Card at convenience stores.
You can check the status of your city from this URL.
Convenience stores available
Basically, you can use it at any convenience store.
In addition to convenience stores, department stores such as Aeon and supermarkets also have machines that support My Number Cards.
From this URL, you can check the stores that have machines that support My Number Card.
If you have a My Number Card, you can issue various certificates at convenience stores, there is no waiting time, and it`s a lot easier and shorter that going to the city office.
If you haven’t made your My Number Card yet, you must do it right now!