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 Before coming to Japan
  visa
  Driver's License,
  Medical Insurance
  KEK User Registration
  KEK Accommodation
  Renting an Apartment
  Japanese Elecctricity
  SIM card / iphone /
  Cell phone
  Daily things in Japan
  Weather Forecast
  Tax
  Japanese Language
  Japan Rail Pass
  PASMO/Suica
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SIM card & iphone & Cell phone

cellphone
 How to use the Handset(Cell-phone) in Japan

 The way a foreigner uses a Handset (Cell phone) in Japan has the following methods. 
 Website of japan-guide have more information about cell phones in Japan, please visit it.<Link ya>

 Usable methods are defferent by a stay.

 Short-stay (Stay within three months) 

 1 A Cell phone of its own country is carried in and it uses at an international-roaming charge as it is in 
   Japan.
 
 2 You rent a Cell-phone or Wi-Fi at an airport of Japan and use it during a stay.
   Website of japan-guide have more information about Wi-fi, please visit it.<Link ya>

 3 You purchase a SIM Card for exclusive use of data for the inside of Japan.

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  At Narita Airport:
  You can get rental Wi-Fi and Cell phone at 16 companys and also can get SIM Card from Vending 
  machin or convenience stores in the Narita Airport. Please visit the website of Narita Airport.<Link ya>

  At Haneda Airport: 
  There is Cell Phone Rental service in the Haneda Airport International Terminal. <Link ya>
  Free Wi-Fi Guide at Haned Airport <click here pdf>

  In Tsukuba:
  There are Free Wi-Fi place on the second and third floor in the Bivi Bldg. at Tsukuba Center.
  You can order Wi-Fi Rental on the PC. Please visit website of the Shop<Link ya>


 Long-Stay(Stay over three months) 

 Rental

 Rent a Wi-Fi.

 shikaku At Narita Airport:
  You can get rental Wi-Fi and Cell phone at 16 companys and also can get SIM Card from Vending 
  machin or convenience stores in the Narita Airport. Please visit the website of Narita Airport.<Link ya>

 shikaku At Haneda Airport: 
  There is Cell Phone Rental service in the Haneda Airport International Terminal. <Link ya>
  Free Wi-Fi Guide at Haned Airport <click here >

 shikaku In Tsukuba:
  There are Free Wi-Fi place on the second and third floor in the Bivi Bldg. at Tsukuba Center.
  You can order Wi-Fi Rental on the PC. Please visit website of the Shop<Link ya>

  Purchase a cell-phone

  You purchase a Prepaid phone and Prepaide card in Japan. Currently SoftBank has this service.

  Prepaid phones start around 3000 yen. Credit, which is used for outgoing calls, email, internet,
  etc. depending on what features your phone supports, must be purchased in advance. With most
  companies, incoming calls are free and outgoing calling rates are comparable to those of rental
  phones.

  SoftBank Website of Prepaid phones <Link ya>

  Purchase a cell-phone and make the contract

  English and Chinese speaking staffs are available at Softbank Tsukuba Chuo store but Please inform
  the date and time before you come to a store. (Tsukuba Mitsui Bldg. 2F, Tel: 029-861-0808)

  At the time of a contract, "a Residence Card" is necessary.

 pin Things required at the time of a contract

   Certificate of Alien Registration or Residence Card
    Valid alien registration or resident card and passport; period of stay must be valid for at least 90
   days from application date.

   Passport

   You can pay the fees with credit card or by direct debit from a bank account or Japan Post Bank
   savings account.
   Credit card used for monthly payment bearing same name, address, and date of birth as application.

    Pay by credit card (In the case of soft bonk)

  Any of the following credit cards is accepted.
Payment must be made by credit card by customers who verify personal identification with Passport and Certificate of Alien Registration and purchase SoftBank handset via New Super Bonus (installment payment).
Softbank_card

    Items required to pay by bank transfer/withdrawal(Japan Post bank)
   ・Seal/signature for account
   ・Seal/signature for banking institutions
   ・Banking institution name, branch name, account number, and file copy (bank book, etc.) for
    account holder (needed when proceeding with account transfer)

   Payment for handset and Contract handling fee 3150 yen.
    The main body charges of the cell-phone become the lump sum payment

    All of , needs the normal contracts.
     needs the prepaid method contract.

   A landline phone number in Japan where you can be reached. Your residential address in Japan.

   Letter of Consent

 updated: 2019-12-02
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