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death registration/death notification form

Final update date March 23, 2020

Overview (What is family register

  • family register is a proof of the kinship of the Japanese people. The couple and their couple are made in units of the same child.
  • The personal name, date of birth, relationship with parents and spouse relationship are recorded.
  • The place where family register and is called your permanent address.

Person who can report (application)

Relatives and cohabitants

Reception desk

It becomes report to any ward office (municipalities) of "death place", "home address of person who died", "location of applicant (Address City is required to submit a notification.

Family Registry Division of each ward office

From Monday to Friday from 8:45 am to 5:00 pm
2nd and 4th Saturday from 9am to noon
※Closed on Sundays, national holidays and New Year's holidays.

Reception desks at night and on holidays at each ward office

Outside reception hours at Family Registry Section office hours, including nights and holidays
During this time, the staff of the night shift will be accepted, but the contents will not be confirmed on the spot, so it will be treated as custody. The staff in charge of family register contents on next opening agency day, and if there is no deficiency, it becomes acceptance going back to acceptance day, and day when we submitted notice becomes "report day" listed in family register will be the "report date".

Reception period (submission time)

Within 7 days from the day when you know the fact of death (including that day) (If you die abroad, within 3 months from the day you know that fact.)
※Ifnotification period City will be the last day of the next open day if the seventh day falls on the closing day of the ward office.

What you need

Procedure

Please bring the above "necessary items" to the reception desk.

Expenses (fees)

Free

Remarks

About cremation permission application

To perform cremation, please submit a cremation permission application together with death registration/death notification form.
※If you have finished cremation, death registration/death notification form when cremation has been completed.

Notes

If you are unable to confirm a notification that requires inquiries to other municipalities or other organizations because the contact is closed, it will be treated as custody.
We make inquiries againfamily register will make a new inquiry on the next open agency day, and if it can be confirmed, it will be accepted as far back as the date of receipt, and the date of submission of the notification will be the "report date".

List of counters at each ward office Family Registry Division list

List of Family Registry Division section list of each ward office
Ward Office Namewindowtelephonefax
Aoba Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionAoba Ward Office 2F 21st floor045-978-2225045-978-2418
Asahi Ward Government Office, Family Registry Division12th floor, 1st floor, Asahi Ward045-954-60311045-955-4411
Izumi Ward Government Office, Family Registry Division2nd floor, Izumi Ward 2nd floor 201st045-800-2341045-800-2508
Isogo Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionIsogo Ward City Hall 2F 6th floor045-750-2341045-750-2535
Kanagawa Ward Government Office, Family Registry Division107th floor, Kanagawa Ward 1F 107045-411-7031045-324-3586
Kanazawa Ward Government Office, Family Registry Division205th floor, 2nd floor, Kanazawa Ward045-788-7731045-70-5234
Konan Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionKonan Ward City Hall 2F 20th045-847-8331045-841-1281
Kohoku Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionKohoku Ward Hall 2F 24th floor045-540-2250045-540-2260
Sakae Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionSakae Ward City Hall Main Building 1F 11th floor045-894-8340045-894-3413
Seya Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionSeya Ward Office 2F 23rd floor045-367-5641045-362-1488
Tsuzuki Ward   Government Office, Family Registry DivisionTsuzuki Ward   City Hall, 2nd floor045-948-2251045-948-2259
Tsurumi Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionTsurumi Ward City Hall 2F 4th floor045-510-1700045-510-1893
Totsuka Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionTotsuka Ward City Hall 2F 4th floor045-866-8331045-862-0657
Naka Ward Office-Family Registry DivisionNaka Ward Office Main Building 2F045-224-8291045-224-8289
Nishi Ward Office-Family Registry DivisionNishi Ward Office 1st floor, 6th045-320-8331045-324-5855
Hodogaya Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionHodogaya Ward City Hall Main Building 1F 1st floor045-334-6231045-35-6781
Midori Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionMidori Ward Hall 2F 24th floor045-930-2247045-930-2255
Minami Ward Government Office, Family Registry DivisionMinami Ward City Hall 2F 11th floor045-341-11115045-341-123

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