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National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin)'s Premium

Final update date April 6, 2021

Insurance premiums for the first insured (self-employed, freelance, students, unemployed, etc.)

National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) Insurance Premium (April 2021-March of the following year)

  1. Fixed income premiums
    One month ... 16,610 yen

  2. Additional premium
    (The first insured person who wants more pension more in the future)
    One month ... 400 yen
    "Additional premium payment months x 200 yen" will be added to the old age basic pension (There is no price slide).
    In addition, there is National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) pension, which is to be added to National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin)'s fund is also available. Specifically, please see homepage (outside site) of National National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin)) for details.
    In addition, we cannot pay additional premium if we join National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin).

※Premiums are to be paid from the month of joining a certain amount regardless of income or age.
※All premiums paid by National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin)'s premium paid can be deducted from your income as "social insurance deduction". When making year-end adjustments or tax returns, please apply for a deduction for social insurance premiums paid by National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) tax return, please file for social insurance premium deduction. In addition, not only the insurance premium of the person himself, but also the insurance premium of the family (spouse, child, etc.) who made a living are subject to the deduction of the person who paid. When making year-end adjustments or final tax returns, please attach a “Social Insurance Premium (National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin)'s deduction certificate must be attached when making year-end adjustments or tax returns.pension.

Payment by payment slip (cash)
Payment form sent by Japan pension should pay the payment form at banks (including Japan Post Bank), agricultural cooperatives, fishing cooperatives, credit unions, shinkin banks, labor unions, convenience stores, etc. nationwide.
Please refer to pension office for reissue of payment notice.
・ Payment by fund transfer
If you wish, please apply to a financial institution or pension if you wish.
National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) Premium Fund Transfer Payment (Change) Application Form and National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) premium fund transfer request form (PDF: 1,409KB)(※)   
・ Payment by credit card
If you wish, please apply to pension's request.
National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) Premium Credit Card Payment (Change) Application Form (PDF: 900KB)(※)
・ Prepayment system
It's a great deal to pay all the insurance premiums. (Prepaid discount)
About prepayment of National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) Insurance Premium Payment in FY2021 (External Site) (PDF: 180KB)
When you use fund transfer, cash and two-year advance payment by credit card, please refer to pension advance payment by fund transfer, cash and credit card.

Payment deadline for insurance premiums

Monthly premiums must be paid by the end of the following month.
Please pay your premium by the deadline. In addition, insurance premiums can be paid as they are within two years after the deadline. Please note that two years after the deadline, the statute of limitations will expire and you will not be able to pay for that month (except when using the postpayment system).
In addition, the deadline for payment of advance payment is as follows.

Prepayment deadline
Type of advance payment      due date
  2 years advance payment (for April to March of the following year)April 30
  One year advance payment (for April to March of the following year)April 30

  6 months advance payment
 ・April to September
 ・From October to March of the following year

April 30

November 1

About premium exemption system

The first insured person pays insurance premiums individually. However, if it is difficult to pay National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) premiums are exempted from paying insurance premiums if they apply and receive approval. For details, please refer to the page on exemption from insurance premiums, postponement of payment, and special provisions.

Inquiries regarding procedures

Please contact Insurance and Pension Division,National Pension Plan Section of your ward, please.

Contact Information for each ward office Insurance and Pension Division National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin)
ward officePhone numberfax
Tsurumi Ward045-510-1802045-510-1898
Kanagawa Ward045-411-7121045-411-7088
Nishi Ward045-320-8421045-32-2183
Naka Ward045-2244-83111045-224-8309
Minami Ward045-341-129045-341-13131
Konan Ward045-847-8421045-845-8413
Hodogaya Ward045-334-63332045-334-6333434
Asahi Ward045-954-6131045-954-5784
Isogo Ward045-750-2421045-750-2544
Kanazawa Ward045-788-7831045-788-0328
Kohoku Ward045-540-2346045-540-2355
Midori Ward045-930-2337045-930-2347
Aoba Ward045-978-2331045-978-2417
Tsuzuki Ward  045-948-2331045-948-23339
Totsuka Ward045-8686-8441045-8686-8419
Sakae Ward045-894-8421045-895-0115
Izumi Ward045-800-2421045-800-2512
Seya Ward045-367-5721045-362-2420

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Inquiries to this page

Insurance and Pension Division, Health and Social Welfare Bureau Life and Welfare Department

Telephone: 045-671-2418

Telephone: 045-671-2418

Fax: 045-664-0403

Email address: [email protected]

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