Basically, persons who had contributed Japanese pensions for more than 10 years can claim Japanese old age pension after 65 years old.
(Male persons born before April 1961 or female persons born before April 1966 can receive part of old age pension from a certain point between 60 and 64 years old)
From when you can claim it changes according to your birth year.
There are other conditions that allow you to claim Japanese old age pension. Please see our calculation page.
If you need our help to claim your old age pension, please mail all the documents to us according to our guidance. As soon as we receive your mail we claim your pension to the Japanese authority.
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For filing documents, you need not only claimforms but also such as a certificate of a residency issued by the country where you live, and a document that verifies your bank account.
If you count on us we will give you the guidance of a set of needed documents.
Yes. If you file documents you can receive Japanese pension into your bank account outside Japan.
Or you can receive it by Japanese yen into your bank account inside Japan.
No. To continue receiving it, you need to file "Genkyotodoke (現況届)" to Japan Pension Service once in a year, that is needed to file within the month in that your birthday is included.
You also need to attach a document that verifies you are alive. Add to that, if you change your bank account you need to file an application form for it to Japan Pension Service.
If you forget filing them to Japan your pension payments will get stopped until you do it.
Documents needed to verify you are alive can be different from county to county.
We can give you our supporting services to file “Genkyotodoke (現況届)” for each year.
Yes. There are more than 10 countries that have social security agreements with Japan.
If you were engaged in a pension system of these countries you might be allowed to have a qualification to claim Japanese old pension. Please see our calculation page.
Japanese old age pension will be paid separately from other countries’ pensions. You won’t be allowed to move Japanese old age pension to other countries’ pensions, nor in a reverse way.
Basic Pension Number (基礎年金番号）is allocated to each of all the members in Japanese pension since 1997.
It was adopted in order to integrate the pension numbers of three pension systems (Kosei nenkin, Kokumin nenkin and Kyosai kumiai).
Basic Pension Number (or pension number of old systems) is printed on “Nenkin techo (年金手帳)” shown below.
（Image is taken from the website of Japan Pension Service）