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3 Post Office & Joyo Bank

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 Post Office  <Map yapdf

 Postal Service and banking business (ATM service) are possible at the Post Office.
 
 Opening hours (Mailing counter): Monday through Friday, 9:00A.M. - 5:00P.M.
         (Banking counter): Monday through Friday, 9:00A.M. - 4:00P.M. 
 Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays and January 1 through January 3.
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 When you open your account, you need your Residence Card and My-number (Tax number). You can
 open a bank account by a signature, but we recommend opening of your account with a seal "Inkan" not
 signature. The American person needs  one's Taxpayer Identification Number of America.
 It is advisable that you apply for a bank cashing card for automatic teller machine (ATM) at the same
 time.

 It explains how to fill in the opening application form<Here yapdf>

  Post Office   Business   Weekdays  Saturdays  Sundays,Holidays

  Oho Post Office
  (029-864-0260)

 Mailing Counter   9:00 - 17:00
   Closed     Closed

 Banking Counter

  9:00 - 16:00    Closed     Closed
   ATM   8:45 - 18:00   9:00 - 17:00    9:00 - 17:00

  Tsukuba Gakuen
  Post Office
  (029-851-9612)

 Mailing Counter   8:00 - 20:00   8:00 - 20:00    9:00 - 15:00

 Banking Counter

  9:00 - 16:00    Closed    Closed
   ATM   7:00 - 23:00   9:00 - 21:00   9:00 - 19:00

 Postal Service

  Please see the Website of Japan Post :http://www.post.japanpost.jp/index_en.htmlya
  YAMATO Transport also have services for International delivery.
       http://www.kuronekoyamato.co.jp/en/business/international/ya


 Overseas remittance

  You can transfer money from the Yucho (Japan Post) Bank. There are two ways to do this.
  Please visit the web-site of Japan post bank. <click here ya>

  1. Remittance Cheque:
   Make a remittance cheque for a certain amount in the target currency and then take it over to the
   post desk to mail it.
   The fee is 2500 yen except for the U.S. which costs 2000 yen.

  2. Kouza ate soukin Direct to Foreign Account:
   More convenient and quick, transfer electronically the amount directly into a foreign bank account
   from yen notes.
   Alternatively, you can transfer from a Japan Post savings account (口座間送金 kouza kan soukin).
   The fee is 2500 yen and
   it takes about four business days to clear.

  Here’s what you need to have and know for the form and transfer:

   1. Residence Card
   2. Notification card(通知カード) or the Individual Number (nicknamed "My Number")
   3. A copy of the residence certificate
   4. Certificate of Items Stated in Resident Register

   5. Foreign Bank code (International routing number)
     BIC(Bank Identifier Code) or IBAN(International Bank Account Number)
   6. Foreign Bank account number
   7. Foreign Bank branch and its address, associated with the account
   8. The address listed on the foreign bank account
   9. Your Japanese address and telephone number
   10. A reason for the transfer, which you may have to explain simply in Japanese.
   11. 2500 yen for the service fee

  Please see here (PDF)yaabout the overseas remittances of the nearest bank. 

 Foreign currency exchange

 You can change foreign currency at the Tsukuba-gakuen Post Office. Oho Post Office can change
 only US dollar.
 The foreign currency exchange is possible at each bank and Tokyo Station, Akihabara, Keisei-Ueno
 Station.
 More information is here.ya

  List of places where there is a foreign currency exchange in Tsukuba and Main of Tokyo is here(PDF)

 International cash cards

 You can withdraw money with your cards at Yucho Bank(Japan Post)ya and Seven Bank ATMya.
 Cannot withdraw money by the overseas card from ATM of Joyo Bank.
 More information is here ya. 

 Joyo Bank <Map yapdf

 When you open your account, you need your Residence Card, My-number (Tax number) and a seal
 "Inkan". You can open a bank accout by your signater but only persons who has job, so we
 recommend opening of your account with a seal.
 It is advisable that you apply for a bank cashing card for automatic teller machine (ATM) at the same
 time.

 Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays and December 31 through January 3.
 Business hours (over the counter) Monday through Friday :9:00am - 15:00pm

  It explains how to fill in the Bank opening application form. <Here yapdf>

 Branch of Joyo Bank     Weekdays    Saturdays  Sundays/Holidays
 Kenkyu Gakuen Toshi Branchi
 029-851-2151,
 1-14-2 Azuma

 Counter: 9:00 - 15:00 
 ATM : 8:00 - 21:00

 Counter:Closed
 ATM:9:00 - 19:00

 Counter : Closed
 ATM : 9:00 - 19:00

 Oho Branch
 029-864-2911,
 3095-1 Ozone

 Counter: 9:00 - 15:00 
 ATM : 8:45 - 19:00

 Counter:Closed
 ATM:9:00 - 17:00

 Counter : Closed
 ATM : 9:00 - 17:00

 Inside of KEK ya
 Next to the Cafeteria

 ATM :9:00 - 18:00

 ATM:9:00 - 17:00

 ATM : 9: 00 - 17:00


 Foreign currency exchange & Overseas remittance

 Exchange is available with US dollars at the Oho Branch and Kenkyu Gakuen Toshi Branch. But sending
 money oversea is available only Kenkyu Gakuen Toshi Branch.
 The foreigner who does not have a Residence Card cannot sending money oversea.

  List of places where there is a foreign currency exchange in Tsukuba and Main of Tokyo is here(PDF)
 ■ Please see here (PDF)yaabout the overseas remittances of the nearest bank. 

 < Map >            

 
Expansion of the map ya 
pin_p High Energy Accelerator
   Research Organization(KEK)
pin_b Oho Post Office
pin_b Joyo Bank Oho Branch
pin_b 7 Bank
pin_b Tsukuba-gakuen Post Office
pin_b Joyo Bank Kenkyu-gakuen-
  toshi Branch
pin_gTsukuba Center
 updated: 2016-10-27
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