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.
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
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.
"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.
Seal Registration application (PDF: 155KB)
Sample (PDF: 16KB) of proxy
We have lost card which we registered (notices such as private seal registration document losses)
We have lost private seal which we registered (registration private seal notification of loss)
We want to abolish private seal registering (Seal Registration abolition application)
Private seal registration document (card) was broken (private seal registration document exchange grant application)
List of windows of each ward office Family Registry Division
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We can download one that you do not have gratis from Adobe company.
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