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Procedure for Opening an Account: Open an Account

[Application Services]
  • You can select the way to apply (how you receive your cash card) when opening an account.*
  • You can choose your cash card design.
  • You can also apply from any Seven Bank Branch.
    Branches
  • *Some ways to apply when opening an account may not be available depending on the identity verification documents that are used.

Start Opening an Account: Open a New Account

Start: Begin application and

*Please check Precautions When Making an Applicationbefore you make an application.

Step.1Register an Email AddressDetail

A link to the application page will be sent to the email address provided.
After receiving the email with the link, use the link to go to the application page and complete the application within 24 hours.

  • If the application is not completed within 24 hours, you must start the application over again from the beginning.

  • There are 2 types of links ( for computer use and for smatphone use) provided in the e-mail. Use one of the links to apply.

Within 24 hours...

Within 24 hours...

Step.2Use the Email Link to Enter Personal Information at the Application PageClose

After confirming and agreeing to the terms and conditions, enter your personal information.

There are 2 ways to apply when opening an account!
You can choose whichever way is the simplest and easiest for you.

Ways to Apply

Open an Account Online
(This way is used to complete the application online.)

Open an Account by Mail
(This way is used to receive documents for opening an account.)

Identity Verification Method

When you receive a cash card, you are required to present your identity verification document with a photo (1 item) to the delivery staff.
You do not need to send any document by mail.
Please enclose "2 identify verification documents" together with the completed application form, in the return envelope we sent to you.

How You Receive Your Cash Card

ID Confirmation Delivery Service Simple Registered Post

Estimated Delivery

Approximately 1 weeks after you make an application Approximately 1 weeks after your application arrives at Seven Bank by post

Receiver for Mail (Cash Card)

Restricted to Account Holder
(Must present an identity verification document)
Not Restricted to Account Holder
(Mail can only be opened by the account holder)
  • The documents you are required to submit for identity verification differ depending on the application procedure you select.

Identity verification document(s) required

Opening an account online Submit  one item from among your driver's license and other identity verification documents with a face photo.
Opening an account by mail

・Submit two items: (1)  your resident record (photocopy not acceptable); and (2) your health insurance card.

・If you are a foreign national, submit two items: (1) your residence card; and (2) your resident record (photocopy not acceptable).

  • the information entered at the time of online application. If the applicant is aged under 15, the "signature and identity verification document" of the applicant's legal guardian are required in addition to the "2 identity verification documents" of the applicant.

  • Click here for more details about identity verification documents.

  • Identity Verification Documents are required when applying.

  • "Open an Account Online" is not available for customers who are less than 15 years old or are foreign nationals. Please choose "Open an Account by Mail" instead. In addition, you may need to open an account by mail depending on the information entered in your account application.

  • If the application for opening an account goes during the period at the end of the year and the New Year or Golden Week holidays, processing may take longer than usual.

  • If you will open an account with Debit Service, processing may take approximately 1 week in addition to above mentioned period.

  • If you are a U.S. person  as defined in the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), we need to check matters regarding your U.S. tax liability under FATCA. For more information, please click here

Open an Account Online Easy to do

Open an Account by Mail

Send the Application Form and Identity Verification Documents

The "Application for Seven Bank Account (only for Individuals)" with your personal information printed will be sent to your registered address.
After filling in the required items, enclose the identity verification document in the return envelope and mail it to Seven Bank.

Open an Account Online Easy to do

Open an Account by Mail

Send the Application Form and Identity Verification Documents

The "Application for Seven Bank Account (only for Individuals)" with your personal information printed will be sent to your registered address.
After filling in the required items, enclose the identity verification document in the return envelope and mail it to Seven Bank.

Step.3Receive Cash CardDetail

Receive Using ID Confirmation Delivery Service

A notification from the Japan Post will arrive with instructions for receiving your cash card. The mail (cash card) is only given to the account holder, who must present an Identity Verification Document to receive it at home or to pick it up at the post office.
ID Confirmation Delivery Service

Receive Using Simple Registered Post

Seven Bank will mail your cash card by simple registered post.

A notification from the Japan Post will arrive with instructions for receiving your cash card. The mail (cash card) is only given to the account holder, who must present an Identity Verification Document to receive it at home or to pick it up at the post office.
ID Confirmation Delivery Service

Seven Bank will mail your cash card by simple registered post.

Step.4Register for Direct Banking ServiceDetail

You must "Register for Direct Banking Service" to use the Direct Banking Service.

Ways to Register and Use Direct Banking Service

Direct Banking Service and ATM transactions are now available.

  • Identity verification documents are required when applying.
    Be sure to have an identity verification document which is specified by Seven Bank ready beforehand.
    Identity Verification Documents
  • The process of opening an account may be canceled in the following situations.
    • If the cash card is not delivered to the registered address, due to nondelivery, etc.
    • After receiving a "Delivery Notice," if the cash card is not picked up from the post office within the allotted time.
    • If we find out that you are foreign nationals based on the identity verification documents shown when receiving your cash card by ID Confirmation Delivery Service.
  • If there is any insufficiency in the information you have entered in an application form, an account will not be opened, and you will need to re-apply in order to open an account.
    Please note that we will not return any documents you send to us.

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