Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (English)/ Dattai Ichijikin

Lump-sum Withdrawal payments ‘Dattai Ichijikin’ ;

 

You can apply for the lump-sum withdrawal payments ‘Dattai Ichijikin’ if you have the Japanese public pension coverage periods for 6 months or longer. You need to apply for it within 2 years after you leave Japan.
The amount of your lump-sum withdrawal payments ‘Dattai Ichijikin’ will be calculated depending on your coverage periods up to 36 months.
Once you receive your payments ‘Dattai Ichijikin’, however, your coverage periods for the basis of the payments entitlement will no longer be valid to apply for other Japanese benefits.
Please consider whether you claim for the lump-sum withdrawal payments or not after due consideration of pension benefits in the future.

Conditions of Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)

Conditions of Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)

 
In order to receive your Lump-sum Withdrawal Payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’), you need to file your application within 2 years since your departure from Japan. It is necessary that you are currently not covered by the National Pension, the Employees’ Pension Insurance, and basically you need to satisfy four conditions as follows;

 


1) You are not a Japanese citizen.

2) You have paid the National Pension contributions (as a Category 1 insured person) for a total of six months or more, or you have coverage periods under the Employees’ Pension Insurance system for six months or more.
3) You are not resident in Japan.
4) You have never been entitled to any Japanese public pension.

Application place(send the claim form) / Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)

Application place(send the claim form)

Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)
 

Japan Pension Service (Nihon nenkin kiko)


You need to apply for it within 2 years after you leave Japan.

Documents to Present / Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)

Documents to Present

Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)

 
Application for Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (National Pension/ Employees’ Pension Insurance)

Documents to be attached / Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)

Documents to be attached / Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)


1) Photocopy of your passport (pages showing date of your final departure from Japan,your name, date of birth, nationality, signature and resident status).

 
2) Documents issued by your bank about your bank account : name of the bank, name and address of the bank branch office, account number and anything to show the account holder is the claimant (yourself).
 

3) Your pension handbook.

IMPORTANT NOTES / Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)

IMPORTANT NOTES

 

Social Security Agreement

Japanese income tax, 20% income tax

Tax agent

Social Security Agreement

Social Security Agreement;


Once you receive your lump-sum withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’), your total coverage periods will no longer be valid to apply for other Japanese benefits.Please pay attention to the bilateral Social Security Agreement between Japan and other countries.
If you have valid coverage periods under Japanese system and agreement country’s system, you may be entitled to totalization benefits, subject to qualifying conditions. If you use your coverage periods to receive your payments, the periods will no longer be valid to apply for such totalization benefits.

Japanese income tax, 20% income tax / Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)

Japanese income tax, 20% income tax

Lump-sum Withdrawal payments (‘Dattai Ichijikin’)


The Payments paid by the National Pension system is not subject to Japanese income tax, while the 20% income tax is withheld from the Payments paid by the Employees’Pension Insurance system.

Tax agent ‘NOZEI-KANRININ'/ Lump-sum Withdrawal payments ‘Dattai Ichijikin’)

Tax agent  ‘NOZEI-KANRININ’

Lump-sum Withdrawal payments ‘Dattai Ichijikin’)

 
You can claim tax refunds at Japanese tax offices by your tax agent.
You can claim tax refunds at Japanese tax offices. Before you leave Japan, please report your designated tax agent by submitting a completed form “NOZEI-KANRININ-TODOKEDESHO”(available at tax offices or http://www.nta.go.jp ) at the appropriate tax office which covers your last address in Japan. Any person living in Japan can be your tax agent. If you left Japan without reporting your tax agent, you can submit the form when you file your claim for tax refund.

 

When you are awarded the Payments, we send you “Notice of Entitlement: Your Lump-sum Withdrawal Payments”. You then transmit this original Notice to your tax agent in Japan, and ask him/her to file your tax refund claim for you.

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