If you are not familiar with the Japanese public pension system, please visit the Review the Pension Plan page.
If you are Category I insured person, you must complete the procedure yourself at the municipal office.
The procedure and relevant documents are explained below.
How to enroll in the National Pension Plan
Submit the necessary documents to the relevant municipal office window that handles the National Pension Plan.
Documents required to enroll in the National Pension Plan
If you are Category I insured person, you should print out the following documents and fill them out in advance.
Please check the Japan Pension Service’s homepage for the most updated form. (The site is available in Japanese only.)
How to fill out the form
Refer to the following guide in English to fill out the form!
The information contained in this article is based on the information available as of August 31, 2023.