Enrollment in National Health Insurance
The conditions for enrolling in the National Health Insurance system are as follows. (1) You have completed alien registration procedures. (2) Your municipal office accepts that you will be staying for more than one year in Japan (excluding people with temporary stay visas). (3) You are not eligible to enroll in any other form of public medical insurance such as health insurance. To enroll, please take the following documents and items to your local municipal office. (1) Your previous year's Certificate of Withholding Tax (2) Alien registration card (3) Personal seal (a signature is acceptable) Insurance premiums vary according to municipality.