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8 Banks

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1 Residence management system

2 The Family registry system

3 Seal Registrations

4 Housing

5 Water, Gas, Electricity & Telephone Services

6 Disposal of Garbage

7 Post Office and Delivery Company Services

8 Banks

9 Traffic

10 Taxation

11 Employment

12 National Health Insurance

13 National Pension Plan

14 Neighborhood Association

15 Disaster Prevention, Fire & Medical Emergencies

16 Traffic Accidents

17 Childcare

18 Welfare

19 Health checkups for adults

20 Educations

21 Medical Information

22 Counseling and support services

Information of facilities

23 City/Town Halls and related facilities

24 School & Educational Institutions

25 Other public facilities

26 Refuge (Shelter)

27 Medical Institutions





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8-1 Opening an account
 To open a bank account, fill the form provided at the counter and be prepared to show your a resident card and passport. Use a seal or sign the form. When you open an account, you will probably be issued with a cash card, which will enable you to use ATM (automatic teller machine) or CD (cash dispenser).

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8-2 Withdrawal and deposit
 You can withdraw using bankbook and registered seal on the counter, but it's more convenient to use ATM or CD. You can withdraw easily inserting cash card and entering your pin number at the machine. It is more common to deposit using ATM with cash card or bankbook.

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8-3 Overseas remittance
 There are three ways of overseas remittance; a remittance check, ordinary money order and telegraphic money order. Though you can mail the overseas remittance check issued by the bank, remittance by ordinary or telegraphic money order is more reliable. Telegraphic money order is the fastest among them.

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