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Application Process

You need a Seven Bank Account to use the Debit Card Service.

Items you can select when applying for a debit card

  • You can select from three different cash card designs (the design cannot be changed once the card is issued).
  • When you apply for a nanaco card or nanaco mobile that earns points, you can select either a nanaco integrated cash card or a nanaco linked cash card. (Note that once your card is issued, you will not be able to switch from a cash card with nanaco to a cash card without nanaco, or vice versa.)
  • If you select a nanaco integrated cash card, a new nanaco number will be issued. If you already have nanaco, you will not be able to transfer the balance of your electronic currency and points to the new nanaco number.

  • If you want continue using your existing nanaco number to collect points, please select a nanaco linked cash card.

【Notes on application】

  • You need to set a debit PIN, in addition to the PIN for the Cash Card, to be entered when using a Debit Card Service.
  • For fraud prevention purposes, numbers easily guessable by third parties cannot be registered as the PIN.
  • Your card may need to be reissued when the debit PIN is changed.

Free

Customers who have a Seven Bank Account

Log on to apply for the Debit Card Service

  • *It takes up to two weeks for the card to reach you.

Free

Customers who do not have a Seven Bank Account

You can apply to open a Seven Bank Account at the same time.

Open an account: Apply for a new account (Japanese/English)

Start:Start your application from

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

Step.1Register your email addressDetail

An email with a link to the application page is sent to the email address you entered.
After receiving the email, complete the application process within 24 hours on the application page.

  • If you do not complete the process within 24 hours, you will have to start the process from the beginning.

  • Any future correspondence and/or notifications from Seven Bank will be sent to the registered email address.
    If you have configured email filters, such as specifying domains, to stop spam, you may not receive notification emails from the Bank. Change your settings so that you can receive emails from the Bank. * If you have email filters configured, specify the @sevenbank.co.jp domain. For details on how to specify domains, see your mobile phone company and/or ISP's website.

Within 24 hours...

Within 24 hours...

Step.2Enter your information on the application page that the link in the email you received links toDetail

Check the Terms of Use and the like, and if you agree to the terms, enter your information.

There are two ways to apply to open an account!
You can choose the method that is the easiest and most convenient for you.

Application Method

Open an account online
(Apply for an account via the Internet.)

Open an account via postal mail
(Request 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.

Ways to receive the cash card

Certified mail Simplified registered mail

Time taken to receive the card

Approximately 2 weeks after you make an application Approximately 2 weeks after your application arrives at Seven Bank by post

Who can accept the envelope (cash card)

Applicant only
(The receiver must present a form of personal identification)
Persons other than the applicant also
(Only the applicant can open the envelope)
  • 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.

  • Depending on the information you entered when you applied to open an account, you may have to open an account by postal mail.

  • If you apply to open an account during holiday periods, such as New Year and Golden Week, your application may take longer than usual to process.

Open an account online Easy

Open an account via postal mail

Mail your application form and personal identification documents

An application form to open a Seven Bank account (for individuals) with your information printed on it will arrive at your postal address.
Fill out the necessary items, place the application form and your personal identification documents in the return envelope, and send it to Seven Bank.

Open an account online Easy

Open an account via postal mail

Mail your application form and personal identification documents

An application form to open a Seven Bank account (for individuals) with your information printed on it will arrive at your postal address.
Fill out the necessary items, place the application form and your personal identification documents in the return envelope, and send it to Seven Bank.

Step.3Receive the cash cardDetail

Receive by certified mail

You will receive a notification form from Japan Post. Follow the instructions written on the form to receive the card.
When taking receipt of the card at your home or at the Japan Post Customer Service Desk, show your personal identification to accept the envelope (cash card).

Receive by simplified registered mail

Your cash card will arrive from Seven Bank as simplified registered mail.

Make sure to sign your name in the signature panel on the back of the card.

The card may be used only by the account holder whose name is printed and who has put his/her signature on the card. A card without the account holder's signature on its back may not be used at any member merchant . Damage incurred due to misuse of a lost or stolen card will not be compensated.

You will receive a notification form from Japan Post. Follow the instructions written on the form to receive the card.
When taking receipt of the card at your home or at the Japan Post Customer Service Desk, show your personal identification to accept the envelope (cash card).

Your cash card will arrive from Seven Bank as simplified registered mail.

Make sure to sign your name in the signature panel on the back of the card.The card may be used only by the account holder whose name is printed and who has put his/her signature on the card. A card without the account holder's signature on its back may not be used at any member merchant . Damage incurred due to misuse of a lost or stolen card will not be compensated.

Cash Card with Debit Card

  • Cash Card with Debit Card Service(w/ nanaco)

  • Cash Card with Debit Card Service (w/o nanaco)

1 Debit card number
The number necessary when using the Debit Card Service for online shopping or making inquiries.
2 Expiry date
The expiry date for the card, indicated as "month/year” (the last two digits)
3 Security code
The last three digits of the seven-digit number indicated on the upper right of the signature panel is the security code which may be necessary when using the Debit Card Service for online shopping. You may be asked to enter a four-digit number as the security code; in such case, however, please enter only the last three digits.
4 Signature panel
Make sure to sign your name here.
5 nanaco number and other number (7 digits) on the lower right
These numbers may be necessary when using the nanaco E-Money Service.

PIN

To use the Cash Card with Debit Card Service, you need to have registered two PINs with us upon application.

  • Cash card PIN
    You use this PIN when depositing and withdrawing money to and from your Seven Bank Account. You can change your cash card PIN at Seven Bank ATMs and via the Direct Banking Service.
  • Debit card PIN
    You use this PIN when using the Debit Card Service. Your card may need to be reissued when the debit PIN is changed. If you have forgotten your debit card PIN, please access the MyJCB website and request a debit card PIN notification.* For details about MyJCB, please click here.

Step.4Register for Direct Banking ServiceDetail

To use the Direct Banking Service, you must first register.

How to register and use the Direct Banking Service

You can now use the Direct Banking Service and perform transactions at ATMs

  • To apply, personal identification is required.
    Prepare the personal identification documents specified by Seven Bank in advance.
    About personal identification documents
  • Your application to open an account may be canceled in the following cases:
    • If the cash card cannot be delivered to the address you specified on your application form due to the mail not arriving or similar reasons.
    • If you do not take delivery of the cash card by the expiration of the storage period after the "Attempted Delivery Notice" has been delivered.
    • If it is discovered that you have foreign nationality when you show your personal identification to receive the certified mail.
You need a Seven Bank Account to apply for the Debit Card Service.

Customers who have a Seven Bank Account

(Change to the Cash Card with Debit Card Service)

Customers who do not have a Seven Bank Account

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

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