Social Security in this blog Social security in this blog refers to public health insurance and public pension in Japan. Framework of Japan’s Social Security – Three Tier System First of all, you have to understand framework of Japan’s social insurance systems. There are three tiers within the framework as follows: Tier 1: Public social […]
This series of blog posts explain how you should change your job, to make your future PR application most straightforward. In this first blog post, three scenarios are stated and listed in preference order as follows. Blog posts to follow explain details and backgrounds behind. When you change your job, you may have a period […]
Since 2019 it becomes mandated to submit documents on payments for public pension at time of permanent resident (PR) application, on top to the ones on payments for public health insurance. Immigration Office reviews the payment status for the latest two years, based on the documents submitted. PR application would be denied, in case there […]
Health Insurance: Residential requirement for dependent. To be introduced in April 2019. Admin notice issued by MHLW.
As informed in a previous blog post, on April 1, 2020, additional residential requirement is introduced for a dependent to be covered by public health insurance. In principle, dependents living outside of Japan will be no longer covered after this amendment becomes effective. Administrative notice is issued in November 2019 by Ministry of Health, Labor […]