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Municipal Services

Resident Move Notification

In order to become a citizen of Kanazawa and gain access to citizen services, you must complete various procedures at City Hall.
The procedures can be completed at City Hall or at a citizens' center.

Initial registration of residence after moving from overseas

・Register as a new resident at City Hall or at a citizens'center within 14 days of moving in.
・For children under 16 years of age, the application must be made by a relative living with the child, such as his or her mother or father.  

(Required items)
・Residence card (if you were given one at the airport upon disembarkation)* 
・Passport
* If  "The residence card will be issued later” was stated on your passport when you arrived in Japan, your residence card will be sent from the immigration office to you 10 days after you apply for resident registration.
 

Application for Copy of Resident Register

住民票写等交付請求書

When asking for a copy of the resident register, please use the same form as this one.

The Individual Number System

The "Individual Number" is a 12-digit number given to all people in the basic resident register. It is required for procedures related to taxes, social insurance, unemployment insurance, and disaster response.
After submiting a resident move notification, an individual number notification card will be sent to the address on your certificate of residence.
You will use your individual Number throughout your life in Japan, so please manage it carefully.

Individual Number Card for foreign residents

外国人住民の方の個人番号カードについて

Guidance for Individual Number Card

個人番号カード利用のご案内

個人番号カード利用のご案内(裏面)