For those who are planning to move to the Sapporo City area, the Niseko area, or the Hakodate City area, Hokkaido Help offers paid support services to support you to complete the procedure. If you are interested, please contact us through CONTACT for inquiries.
１． Resident registration
you need to go ward office where your reside in.
-Hakodate city hall
2. Application for National Pension
If you are moving to Hokkaido, Japan from overseas on a Start-up Visa or a Student Visa, you will need to go through the process of applying for the National Pension. The Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare has provided explanations on its website in various languages.
3. Opening a personal bank account
The procedure varies from your VISA-status.