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About Seal Registration

Last update date November 1, 2019

Summary

We report private seal to use on performing various procedures and juristic acts that individual is necessary for in social life beforehand in the government office with resident registration and register.

Persons that can register seals

It applies to person who is not adult ward making resident registration at 15 years or older in Yokohama-shi.

Private seal which we can register

Private seal which seal impression is delivered to in squares less than 25 millimeters one side of 8 millimeters or more

Private seal which we cannot register

We cannot register the following private seal in Motoichi.

  • We do not express full name, him, name, old birth recorded to Basic Resident Register or full name, some old him with thing which we put together
  • Nickname or nickname, title were carved with
  • We can change thing, seal impression which thing, bounds which are easy to be transformed including rubber stamp of are chipped off
  • We just customized silhouette or design of animal in family name, the name
  • We express occupation, matter except qualification or other full names
  • Thing that seal impression is indistinct, thing to do not have much or thing which has difficulty in reading of letter
  • Including "child," we added letter which full name of resident certificate did not have
  • Even if reading was the same, we transferred to another character
  • "Hiragana letter" of thing that "hiragana letter" "katakana" exchanged kanji of family name with "is it abnormality?" or the name "katakana" exchanged "is it abnormality?" with kanji
  • Things which resemble private seal which other people have already registered or private seal which other people have already registered in the seal impression remarkably

※Attention: When we register in kanji full name, private seal of popular name, foreign inhabitants has that kanji full name, popular name are listed in resident certificate. In addition, it is necessary to list katakana which is how to read full name in the remarks column of resident certificate when we register in private seal of katakana which is how to read full name.

Reception counter

Ward office Family Registry Division Registration Section (we cannot report in city hall and service counter in the city hall) of ward to live

Each ward office Family Registry Division

Until Monday through Friday: From 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Second fourth Saturday: About ward office window open agency of fourth Saturday second from 9:00 a.m. to noon
※It is rest agency for Sundays and holidays, New Year holidays.

Registration method

Seal Registration is important system to protect our property and right. With private seal which the person registers, please go through the procedure at ward office of ward to live to prevent accident. We register after having confirmed the person by any of the following method. For more details, please refer to ward office Family Registry Division Registration Section.

Driver's license method (the same day registration)

When photograph is attached by public office issuance, and the person comes to ward office with driver's license in expiration date with floating appearance press or tally seal, Japan passport, my number card (personal number card), residence card, special permanent resident certificate, we can register on the spot.

Guarantor method (the same day registration)

Guarantor whom there is already Seal Registration signs guarantor column of application, and please push registered private seal. If can come over to ward office with this application and private seal to register, we can register on the spot. (person doing Seal Registration in the suburbs can become guarantor, but, in addition, private seal certificate within three months after issuance is necessary as above, too.)

Document inquiry method (we will register later)

After having had you submit application, we mail inquiry book to the person. If this inquiry book arrives, bring private seal to register that we can confirm the person including enclosed answer book and health insurance card which pushed private seal which we applied for to ward office.

Instructions

"Guarantor method" and "document inquiry method" can speak application by proxy/agent, but health insurance cards which private seal to register, proxy of the person handwriting, private seal, proxy/agent of proxy/agent can confirm are necessary each.
But, by "guarantor method," proxy/agent cannot serve as guarantor.

Style, entry example

Other main procedures

List of windows of each ward office Family Registry Division

List of Family Registry Division windows of each ward office
Ward office nameWindowTelephoneFax
Aoba Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Aoba Ward the second floor of the government office 24th045-978-2233045-978-2418
Asahi Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Asahi Ward the first floor of the government office ninth045-954-6034045-955-4411
Izumi Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Izumi Ward the second floor of the government office 204th045-800-2345045-800-2508
Isogo Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Isogo Ward the second floor of the government office third045-750-2345045-750-2535
Kanagawa Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Kanagawa Ward government office the first floor of the annex 103rd045-411-7034045-324-3586
Kanazawa Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Kanazawa Ward the second floor of the government office 207th045-788-7734045-701-5234
Konan Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Konan Ward the second floor of the government office 21st045-847-8335045-841-1281
Kohoku Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Kohoku Ward the second floor of the government office 21st045-540-2254045-540-2260
Sakae Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe first floor of the Sakae Ward government office Main Building 14th045-894-8345045-894-3413
Seya Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Seya Ward the second floor of the government office 25th045-367-5645045-362-1488
Tsuzuki Ward   government office Family Registry DivisionThe Tsuzuki Ward   the second floor of the government office twelfth045-948-2255045-948-2259
Tsurumi Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Tsurumi Ward the second floor of the government office first045-510-1706045-510-1893
Totsuka Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Totsuka Ward the second floor of the government office third045-866-8335045-862-0657
Naka Ward Office Family Registry DivisionThe second floor of the Naka Ward Office Main Building 23rd045-224-8295045-224-8289
Nishi Ward Office Family Registry DivisionThe Nishi Ward Office the first floor third045-320-8335045-324-3585
Hodogaya Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe first floor of the Hodogaya Ward government office Main Building fourth045-334-6234045-335-6781
Midori Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Midori Ward the second floor of the government office 22nd045-930-2250045-930-2255
Minami Ward government office Family Registry DivisionThe Minami Ward the second floor of the government office 15th045-341-1118045-341-1123

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Civic Affairs Bureau administration of a ward support department Counter Service Division

Telephone: 045-671-2176

Telephone: 045-671-2176

Fax: 045-664-5295

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