A Notice from Kure City March, 2023(English)【Joining Health Insurance is Mandatory even after Separation from Company】

【Joining Health Insurance is Mandatory even after Separation from Company】

Even if you leave a company, you are still required to be covered by health insurance in case of illness or injury. If you are no longer eligible for health insurance, please follow one of the following procedures:

Continuing with former company’s insurance (voluntary continuation)

Please complete the procedure your company within 20 days from the date of health insurance disqualification.

Joining your family’s employer health insurance as a dependent relative

If your expected income is less than the standard amount and you are qualified as a dependent, please complete the procedure at your family’s workplace.

Joining National Health Insurance

Please bring the Health Insurance Disqualification Certificate, Separation Notice from Employer, etc. and apply at Hoken-nenkin-ka,Shimin-madoguchi-ka, or every local Civic Center.

▼Contact: Hoken-nenkin-ka  0823-25-3158

【A multilingual life guidebook has been published】

“The Kure Life Guidebook for Foreigners” has been published in English, Chinese, Portuguese, and Vietnamese. It contains a lot of useful information for foreigners about life and administrative procedures.
It is distributed free of charge at the International Exchange Center on the 1st floor of the Kure City Hall, Tobu Chiku Foreign Resident Comprehensive Consultation Counter in Hiro Shimin Center, and every local Civic Center.
You can also download it from the Kure International Exchange Association’s website.

【Kure City Promotional Magazine “市政だより くれ” Available in English.】

1 Scan the QR Code.
2 Download and install the “Catalog Pocket” app.
3 Scan the QR Code again.