Thursday, November 26, 2020
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Hodogaya International Lounge's foreign mothers' gathering "Piccolo" has been closed since March but finally it will reopen in September 2020.
But there are some changes:
-The gathering is reduced to once a month.
-You need to sign up each time.
-The number of families is limited to 10 (basically a child and the caretaker in each "family") and up to 5 local Japanese families among them.
<HOW TO SIGN UP>
Call or email to Hodogaya International Lounge and give them your name, your child's name and your phone number. It's first-come-first-served basis and the sign-up must be made by two days before each meeting.
The event may be changed or canceled regarding the current situation.
For more latest information, visit their official page.
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Haven't received it yet?If you have children under 15 and have not received the envelop, you might need to check if your registration was properly done when you moved in to Yokohama.
In the envelop, you find:
6) A green envelop (to send it by post but you need to buy an 84 yen postal stamp)
What are different from the last year's?1) If you are NOT a member of the mutual-aid association, you DON'T need to attach the copy of your insurance card.
2) You will receive the temporary allowance this fiscal year due to the outbreak of Covid-19. No need to sign up for this. The recipient of the special benefit is not the case.
( ) Private School Mutual Aid ( ) Pension Fund Association for Local Government Officials ( ) National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid ( ) Other types of Mutual Aid
-Private School Mutual Aid
-Japan Post Mutual Aid
-The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Mutual Aid (limited to branches like universities)
or other Mutual Aid associations
3)SUMMERY OF THE GREEN SHEET
3) Through the e-apply system (please read the blue-green paper for more information)
4) SUMMERY OF THE BLUE-GREEN SHEET
In the city of Yokohama, you can turn it in over Myna Portal.
You need your "My Number" card and IC card reader/writer. Please visit the website below for more information.
Myna Portal URL: https:/app.oss.myna.go.jp/Application/search?orgCode=14100
Or search "ぴったりサービス", .
From the top page, choose 神奈川県・横浜市 (Kanagawa prefecture, Yokohama city),
then search 現況届, and choose 児童手当等の現況届.
From June, 2020, you don't need to attach the copy of your insurance card unless you are a member of one of the Mutual-Aid associations. If you have a National Health Insurance card and are a member of the Mutual-Aid association, you need to attach the certification of your pension.
[on the Back]
When you use this system, you need:
-"My Number" card
-A computer or smartphone (some smartphones are not applicable to this system)
-An IC card reader/writer if you use a compter
-The application form (you need the number under the barcode to sign up)
For questions about how to use the e-apply system (toll free) 0120-95-0178
For questions about the allowance 045-641-8411 (faximille 045-641-8412)
The government decided to provide temporary allowance for families with young children regarding the outbreak of Covid-19.
-No application is required for those who receive the regular child allowance.
-This temporary allowance is added to the regular allowance for the month of April 2020.
-10,000 yen per child.
-Those who receive the special allowance (5000 yen per child/month) are not the subject of this allowance.
-The allowance will be distributed from June 15th.
-The subjects are children who are under 16 (on March 31st, 2020) and were born before March 31st, 2020.
-Those who lived outside Yokohama on March 31st, 2020 will receive the allowance from the local government of their previous address.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Multilingual information by CLAIR
Click the orange button to download the files (a folder that contains all the files in Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Burmese, Portuguese, Vietnamese, French, Tagalog, Nepali, German, Thai, Spanish, Indonesian, Easy Japanese will be downloaded)
Japan Visitor Hotlinehttp://www.mlit.go.jp/kankocho/news08_000311.html
(press release in Japanese)
24/7, English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese
For emergencies (Illness or accidents), in case of disaster or for general sightseeing information