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The last update date:
May 1, 2020
 For national pension, we pay 40 annual premiums before becoming 60 years old from 20 years old.
 It may be difficult to lose the job for this long time, and to have suffered big damage by disaster without income, and to pay premium.
 For such time, national pension includes exemption system of premium.
 About period when we received approval of exemption, it is counted during each basic pension recipient qualification period.

 About exemption of national pension premium to assume decrease in income by influence of new coronavirus infectious disease reason, please see Japanese pension mechanism homepage. In addition, you can see Japanese pension mechanism homepage from link of the lower this page.


 ※We came to be able to apply for exemption on application for the past two years one month, payment postponement, student payment exception by system revision from application day from April 1, 2014.

Exemption on application

 When exemption on application has few incomes, and premium is not paid, it is system that the total amount or a part releases premium.

(1) Exemption period
 From July to next year June.
 When we hope for exemption application, it is necessary to make degree application every year.

(2) Examination
 For exemption, there are four kinds of at half price exemption, a quarter exemption the total amount exemption, three-fourths exemption, and approval standard and the amount of income that it is are different each.
 Spouse, income of family nurturer become targeted for examination other than the applicant, too.

※For more information about income to use for approval standard and examination, please refer to pension office.
 Shizuoka pension office 2-7-5, Nakada, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka-shi (054) 203-3707
 Shimizu pension office 4-1, Tomoecho, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka-shi (054) 353-2233


(3) Unemployment exception
 As you can receive examination excluding income of retired employee by exception when examination eligible people make unemployment (quitting a job)
, please apply for copying of "identification of unemployment insurance qualified recipient" or "quitting a job vote" after bringing.

(4) Precaution
 As it is unlike the total amount exemption at nonpayment period when some exemptions (three-fourths exemption, at half price exemption, a quarter exemption) are approved when you do not pay premium that you should put and may not receive pension, please be careful not to make any end lapse of memory.

Payment postponement system

 When income of (except student), applicant, spouse is a certain amount or less, as for people under 50, premium payment is reprieved by application.
 As system object becomes until the previous month (month as for the person born in 1st before last) of 50-year-old birthday, please be careful.
 In addition, about period when we received payment postponement, it is counted during pension recipient qualification period, but we are not reflected to the amount of future pension.

(1) Payment period of grace
 From July to next year June.
 When we hope for payment postponement application, it is necessary to make degree application every year.

(2) Examination
 Income of spouse becomes targeted for examination other than the applicant, too.

(3) Unemployment exception
 As you can receive examination excluding income of retired employee by exception when examination eligible people make unemployment (quitting a job), please apply for "quitting a job vote" or "identification of unemployment insurance qualified recipient" after bringing.

Student payment exception

 If income of the person is a certain amount or less, in the case of student, there is student payment exception system that payment of premium is reprieved.
 Where range of "student" is at school in university, junior college, higher vocational school, special vocational school, vocational school (limited to courses one year or more). (including night, communication system, part-time schooling system)

(1) Student payment exception period
 From April to next year March.
 When we hope for student payment exception application, it is necessary to make degree application every year. Please apply for "certificate of student registration" to understand of attendance at school period or "student identification card" after bringing.


 In addition, application (postcard format) is sent to the same school in around April toward the attendance at school plan in the next fiscal year by Japanese pension system.
 We can apply for subsequent year by filling out, and sending back.
 ※By application time, arrival of postcard may be over April.
 
 About period when we received student payment special exception, it is counted during pension recipient qualification period, but we are not reflected to the amount of future pension.

Legal exemption

 When we correspond as follows, premium is released regardless of income of the person in full if we report.

(1) Recipient of impairment basic pension, impairment welfare pension of the first grade or the second grade to fix for National Pension Law or impairment mutual pension
(2) Person who receives livelihood assistance by National Assistance Act

It is exempted period in after giving birth in before childbirth

 From April 1, 2019, national pension first insured person is delivered ※When we performed this, national pension premium of a fixed period of time before and after childbirth is released. Please report thing knowing the expected date including mother and child health handbook or the childbirth day after bringing.
 ※Childbirth means childbirth pregnancy 85 days (four months) or more. (we include stillbirth, miscarriage, premature birth, person aborted artificially.)

(1) Exemption period
 Premium for 4 months is released from the previous month of the moon where the expected date or childbirth day belongs to. In addition, in the case of multiple pregnancy, premium for 6 months is exempted for three months of the moon where the expected date or childbirth day belongs to.

(2) Eligible people
 Childbirth day is after February 1, 2019 in national pension first insured person.

(3) Report time
 We can submit for six months of childbirth day.

 About period when we received exemption of period in after giving birth in before childbirth, we are reflected to the amount of receipt of old-age pension as thing which paid premium. In addition, payment of loading is possible by report, too.

Extra payment of premium

 The amount of pension to compare in the event we pay in full during period when we received exemption on application, payment postponement, student payment exception, legal exemption, and to receive in the future decreases.
 However, about premium of period when we received approval such as exemptions, we can pay premium ab initio if it is less than ten years (extra payment).
 We would like procedure for payment to pension office.

 Shizuoka pension office 2-7-5, Nakada, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka-shi (054) 203-3707
 Shimizu pension office 4-1, Tomoecho, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka-shi (054) 353-2233

Person in charge of each ward insurance pension section national pension

Person in charge of Aoi-ku insurance pension section national pension
〒420-8602 5-1, Otemachi, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi Aoi-ku the first floor of the government office
Telephone: 054-221-1065

Person in charge of Suruga-ku insurance pension section national pension
〒422-8550 10-40, Minamiyahatacho, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka-shi Suruga-ku the second floor of the government office
Telephone: 054-287-8624

Person in charge of Shimizu-ku insurance pension section national pension
〒424-8701 6-8, Asahicho, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka-shi Shimizu-ku the first floor of the government office
Telephone: 054-354-2134

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