■ Bank opening hours
・Reception desk of Japanese banks is open from 9 am to 3 pm: Monday through Friday.
・ Automatic teller machines (ATMs) are in operation even outside office hours and on holidays.
■Open bank account
・ By opening an account in the bank, you can transfer, pay, use the cash card, etc.
・ What is necessary when opening an account
② Proof of status such as residence card
④ Seal/personalized stamp (Sometimes it is all right to sign)
※ If you request cash card when opening an account, it will usually be sent in a few days.
・ Banks capable of foreign remittance are only “外国為替公認銀行” (Bank of Foreign Exchange) at the entrance and banks displayed in Japanese. In these banks, there is a corner displayed as "外国為替”(Foreign Exchange) in the store.
・ Fill out the necessary information on the "Foreign Remittance Request Form" prepared at the bank's window, and when you dispose the bank transfer fee, the commission and the request form, the bank will send your money to the address of your home country and the payment bank.