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>> National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) top page >> Commentary of National Pension System >> One that has difficulty in paying 4 premiums >>Student payment exception


Student payment exception 

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Student payment exception system


 Student joins National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) when you become 20 years old and, as a general rule, must pay premium. However, "student payment exception system" is established about payment of premium because student generally has many cases without income.
  We are handled as student payment exception as follows during approved period. Application needs procedure in ward office National Pension Plan Section.

  1. When we demand disability pension, survivor's pension, we have been paid and become handling same as period.
  2. When we demand old-age pension, it is included during "receipt qualification period" (we need for at least 25 years), but does not reflect to the amount of pension .
  3. We can pay premium until ten years (e.g., for April, 2015 calls this "extra payment" until the end of April, 2025). We reflect to the amount of pension of old-age pension if we do "extra payment" (the addition is simply premium at the time after eyes in 3).



Student who is targeted for student payment exception


  When it is student of high school to prescribe in School Education Act, student or other students of university or student that become a target of student payment exception and corresponds to any of the following.

  1. When income of student is less than sum to establish in government ordinance according to the number of support relatives
    ※When there are not support relatives, sum to establish in government ordinance is 1,180,000 yen (support relatives are added once)
  2. When person insured or person of the household receives aid except livelihood assistance by National Assistance Act or support (aid, support such as education, house, medical care) equivalent to this
  3. When it is person with a disability fixing for Local Tax Law or widow, and annual income is less than 1,250,000 yen
  4. When we correspond to reason to establish in natural disaster, other public welfare departmental orders, and it is remarkably difficult to pay premium

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 It was limited to some vocational schools established in Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare law individually until now, but, about vocational school targeted for this system, range of vocational school was enlarged from April, 2005 (limited to one registered at courses more than one year.) .
 In addition, it is Japanese branch school of overseas university located in the country and is for registered at course that the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology appointed individually.




When we make unpaid without filing…



  1. When disorder remains for disease and injury, Disability Basic Pension is not received.
  2. When it is past two years with being unpaid, we cannot put by statute of limitations.



Thing necessary for procedure



  1. Student identification card (possible copy)
  2. Pension book
  3. Documents which know the reason concerned when it becomes student after resigning from companies, and it is difficult we correspond to reason to establish in public welfare departmental order, and to put premium


When substitution is applied for, as a general rule, proxy is necessary.
But when family (family nurturer and spouse, relative of living together) is applied for,
Of identity verification of one that can come to 1 window can do it
  (driver's license or health insurance card)
Private seal of person who is going to receive 2 payment exceptions

Procedure is possible by having two points mentioned above in addition.



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