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How do I open an account for foreign citizen under 18 years old?
Please print out neccesary application form or request a Starter Kit from below.
Open an account by mail

For customers under the age of 18, either of the parents must have an account at Shinsei Bank. Please be aware that the funds must belong to a minor.

・If the account holder is under the age of 13.
The transactions must be made by either of the parents who has a PowerFlex account.
Personal seal (Hanko) is required to register.

・If the account holder is aged 13 and over and under 18 years old.
The transactions can be made by either a minor or a parent (a legal representative).
Please submit the necessary documents depending on who makes transactions. Signature or Personal seal (Hanko) is repuired to register.

※Customers over 13 years old and managing the funds in the account by themselves will be required to fill out an additional document.(Only in Japanese)

・Customers under 13 years old and a legal representative managing the funds on behalf of a minor will be required to fill out an additional document. (Only in Japanese)

"Required Identification Documents for account opening of customers who are under 18 years old"
(The necessary documents will be 1+2+3.)

1
One of the following.
・Residence Card
・Special permanent resident certificate.

2
One of the following.
・An original copy of Residence Certificate (Original Copy) called "Jyuminhyo" confirming relationship with a legal representative.
・Proof of registered items Certificate for Foreigners (Original Copy) called "Koseki Tohon" confirming relationship with a legal representative.
・Certified Copy of Residence (Original Copy) called "Gaikokujin Jumin no Juminhyo Kisaijiko Shomeisho" confirming relationship with a legal representative.

※Issued within 6 months. An original copy of Residence Certificate and Proof of registered items Certificate for Foreigners must have expiration date of preiod of stay.
※Please submit documents to confirm your name, date of birth, and current address.

3
An original copy of a utility bill receipt.


Transactions which require registration of Individual Number (My Number)
Regarding the implementation of the Individual Number system

New account will be opened in about one to two weeks after documents reach us.

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