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Procedures for Health Insurance & National Health Insurance

Procedures for obtaining, changing and withdrawing from insurance programs

  1. For health insurance
    Please ask the person in charge of health insurance at your workplace.
  2. For National Health Insurance
    Refer to the table below, and go through the relevant procedures at either the National Health Insurance Division or supervising divisions at branch offices.

Situation

Necessary Documents

Obtain

If you have moved to Kagoshima City from another municipality

  • Identification documents
  • Seal

If you have withdrawn from a workplace health insurance, or if you are no longer a dependent on a workplace health insurance policy

  • A certificate of disqualification from the health insurance policy you were on

If a child has been born

If you no longer receive livelihood protection

  • A document demonstrating your livelihood protection has been cancelled.

Change

If you have changed address within Kagoshima City

  • National Health Insurance card (showing all members of your household)

If the head of your household has changed

If you have merged or separated households

If you have become eligible for the medical system for retired people

  • National Health Insurance card (showing all members of your household)
  • Pension certificate or notification of pension eligibility

Withdraw

If you will move to another municipality

  • National Health Insurance card (showing all members of your household)

If you have obtained a workplace health insurance cover

  • Workplace health insurance card (showing all relevant persons)

If you have become a dependent on a workplace health insurance policy

If you die

  • Burial certificate or death certificate
  • Seal of the chief mourner (executor of the funeral)

If you have become eligible to receive livelihood protection

  • A document demonstrating that you have commenced livelihood protection

If you will leave Japan

  • Alien registration card
  • Airline ticket

Enquires

【National Health Insurance】

National Health Insurance Division
TEL 099-216-1228 (direct line)
FAX 099-216-1200

【Health insurance・Seamen's insurance・Mutual aid association】

Please ask at the relevant association, etc.