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Claims for pension benefits start from the same age for foreign nationals and Japanese nationals alike. You cannot cash out with lump-sum money before you reach the age of pension benefit eligibility.
|Date of Birth||The Age of Pension Benefit Eligibility|
|To April 1, 1953||To April 1, 1958||60|
|From April 2, 1953
To April 1, 1955
|From April 2, 1958
To April 1, 1960
|From April 2, 1955
To April 1, 1957
|From April 2, 1960
To April 1, 1962
|From April 2, 1957
To April 1, 1959
|From April 2, 1962
To April 1, 1964
|From April 2, 1959
To April 1, 1961
|From April 2, 1964
To April 1, 1966
|From April 2, 1961||From April 2, 1966||65|
When you reach the age of pension benefit eligibility, please file a request for claim form as described below.
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If you cannot provide the basic pension number or a copy of the membership certificate of an employees' pension fund, please write in the margin of the request for claim form reasons for your not being able to provide it, along with the name of your employer (company name) during the period of your membership in the employees' pension fund, location of the company and the duration of your service at the company.
You will receive the pension claim form between 10 days to two weeks after we receive your request for the claim form.
Pension Consultation Office, Pension Service Center
Pension Fund Association
10F, B Hall, Shiba-Park BLD.
Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8772 Japan
Phone 0570-02-2666 (Only Japanese availabe)
Telephone lines are often very busy, making it difficult to connect your call. Please try to contact us via postcards or other written forms as much as possible.