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Child Allowance (Jido Teate)

 [Child Allowance] (From April 2012)

Those who move into Hiroshima City and are beginning to raise a child after giving birth, etc. should complete the application procedures to receive the child allowance.

  • File an application at Welfare Division of your ward office within 15 days from the day following the scheduled moving-out day or the day of the child’s birth.
  • If the application is not filed within the above timeframe, the child allowance cannot be paid retroactively.
  • If the applicant (recipient) and his/her family live in different locations due to the applicant’s job, the application must be filed at the municipal office where the applicant lives.
  • If the applicant (recipient) is a civil servant, the application must be filed at his/her place of employment.

Eligibility

The child allowance is provided to those who are registered as residents in Hiroshima City and who are raising children living in Japan who have not yet finished junior high school (until the first March 31st after reaching 15 years of age). When both the father and the mother are financially supporting their children, the one who has the higher income will be the recipient, in principle.

Monthly Allowance Amount / Income Limit

The child allowance is provided according to the age and number of children and the income of the recipient, as shown below.

Monthly allowance amount

Monthly allowance amount

Age

Amount of allowance (monthly)

0 – under 3 years old

15,000 yen (for each child)

 3 years old – prior to elementary school graduation

1st and 2nd children: 10,000 yen
3rd and subsequent children: 15,000 yen (Note)

Junior high school students

10,000 yen (for each child)

Children in households exceeding the income limit
(ages from 0 to junior high school)

5,000 yen (for each child)

(Note) Children until the first March 31st after reaching 18 years of age are included in the count.

Example of how to count the number of children and calculate the amount of allowance

When you are raising four children of the following ages

Example of how to count the number of children and calculate the amount of allowance

Age

19 years

16 years

10 years

5 years

How to count the number of children

N/A

1st child

2nd child

3rd child

Amount of allowance

N/A

N/A

10,000 yen

15,000 yen

Income limit

Income limit

Number of dependents

Net income

Gross income (estimated employment income)

0

6,220,000 yen

8,333,000 yen

1

6,600,000 yen

8,756,000 yen

2

6,980,000 yen

9,178,000 yen

3

7,360,000 yen

9,600,000 yen

4

7,740,000 yen

10,021,000 yen

5

8,120,000 yen

10,421,000 yen

If you have six or more dependents, 380,000 yen is added per person (income-based).

For details including how to calculate income limits, see “Income Limits for Child Allowance”.

(Scheduled) Date of Payment

Child allowance is paid in one lump sum for the four-month period, three times a year (February, June and October).

(Scheduled) Date of Payment

(Scheduled) date of payment

Four-month period

February 15

For the period from October to January

June 15

For the period from February to May

October 15

For the period from June to September

* If the payment date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday, the allowance will be paid on the immediately preceding weekday.

Major Procedures

For more information, please contact the Child Welfare Section, Welfare Division in your ward.

Major Procedures

Procedures

When procedures are needed

Required documents, etc.

Child Allowance Certification Application

  • When you begin raising a child due to the birth of your first child or other reasons
  • When you move into Hiroshima City from another municipality or country
  • When your child leaves a children’s home, etc.
  • When the recipient changes due to his/her leaving Japan, a change in the family’s principal breadwinner, or other reasons
  • When your child lives with you during divorce negotiations or after divorce
  • When you leave a civil service job

Child Allowance Certification Application Form (Kodomo Teate Nintei Shinseisho) [PDFファイル/526KB] , seal, bankbook, copy of Health Insurance Card or Pension Enrollment Certificate, Individual Number Card (or Individual Number Notification Card and identification document [driver’s license, etc.])
Other documents (declaration form, etc.) may be required.

Allowance Amount Revision Request/

Allowance Amount Revision Notification

  • [Allowance Amount Revision Request] When the number of children raised by the recipient increases due to the birth of the second or subsequent children
  • [Allowance Amount Revision Notification] When the number of children raised by the recipient decreases due to termination of the custody of a child

Allowance Amount Revision Request (Gaku Kaitei Seikyusho) [PDF/191KB]or Allowance Amount Revision Notification (Gaku Kaitei Todoke) [PDF/186KB], seal
Other documents (declaration form, etc.) may be required.

Notification of Current Situation

When the recipient wants to continue to receive the child allowance (in June each year)

Documents necessary for procedures will be sent by post at the beginning of June. Please fill out the documents and submit them by the end of June.
If you do not submit a Notification of Current Situation (Genkyo Todoke) [PDFファイル/199KB] by the specified deadline, you will not be able to receive the child allowance for June and subsequent months.

Allowance Eligibility Termination Notification

  • When the recipient is no longer raising the child due to termination of custody or other reasons
  • When the recipient becomes a civil servant
  • When the recipient changes due to a change in the family’s principal breadwinner or other reasons
  • When the recipient lives apart from the child during divorce negotiations or after divorce
  • When the recipient is incarcerated

Allowance Eligibility Termination Notification (Jukyu Jiyu Shometsu Todoke) , seal

* If you cannot submit all the documents necessary for the procedures within 15 days from the day following the scheduled moving-out day or the day of the child’s birth, please contact Welfare Division of your ward office and submit at least a Child Allowance Certification Application Form (Allowance Amount Revision Request) within 15 days.

For inquiries and information about the procedures, contact Welfare Division of your ward office. (Please note that the Ninoshima Branch Office does not process applications related to the child allowance.)

List of Locations of Welfare Division in Each Ward

Various Forms for Child Allowance

If you have any questions about how to fill in the form, etc., please contact Welfare Division of your ward office.

Various Forms for Child Allowance

Name

When procedures are needed

Child Allowance Certification Application Form[PDFファイル/526KB]

  • When you begin raising a child due to the birth of your first child or other reasons
  • When you move into Hiroshima City from another municipality or country
  • When your child leaves a children’s home, etc.
  • When the recipient changes due to his/her leaving Japan, a change in the main breadwinner or other reasons
  • When your child lives with you during divorce negotiations or after divorce
  • When you leave a civil service job

Allowance Amount Revision Request [PDF/191KB](when the number of eligible children increases)

Allowance Amount Revision Notification [PDF/186KB](when the number of eligible children decreases)

  • When the number of children raised by the recipient increases due to the birth of the second or subsequent children
  • When the number of children raised by the recipient decreases due to termination of the custody of a child or other reasons

Notification of Current Situation[PDFファイル/199KB]

When the recipient wants to continue to receive the child allowance (in June each year)

Allowance Eligibility Termination Notification

  • When the recipient is no longer raising children due to termination of custody or other reasons
  • When the recipient becomes a civil servant
  • When the recipient changes due to a change in the main breadwinner or other reasons
  • When the recipient lives apart from the child during divorce negotiations or after divorce
  • When the recipient is incarcerated

Notification of Change of Financial Institution

When the bank account to which the allowance is transferred changes (the bank account in the name of the recipient only)

Petition [PDF/43KB]

When you take care of a child other than your own child (grandchild, etc.)

Petition for Custody of Child Living Separately (Bekkyo Kango Moshitate-sho) [PDF/112KB]

When the recipient lives apart from the child due to unaccompanied posting or other reasons

Petition for Study Abroad [PDF/187KB]

When the child is studying abroad

Petition (Guardian of a Minor)

When a legal representative files an application in a case where the child has no legal guardian

Petition (Parent Living with the Child)

When the father or mother living with the child files an application in a case where the father and mother live separately during divorce negotiations

Notification of Recipient Designated by Parents

When the parents designate a recipient of the child allowance in a case where they live outside Japan and their child lives in Japan

Claim Form for Unpaid Allowance

When the recipient dies

Notification of Change of Individual Number [PDF/108KB]

  • When the recipient registers the individual number of his/her spouse, etc. due to marriage, etc.
  • When the individual number of the recipient, child or spouse, etc. changes

Caution!

  • When the recipient moves out of Hiroshima City to another municipality (including when relocating to a new post alone), he/she must file an application at a municipal office of his/her new address within 15 days from the day following the scheduled moving-out day. Please note that if the procedures are not completed within this time period, the child allowance cannot be paid retroactively.
  • When the recipient retires from a civil service job, he/she must file an application at Welfare Division of his/her ward office within 15 days from the day following the date of retirement. If the procedures are not completed within this time period, the child allowance cannot be paid retroactively.
  • When the recipient moves out of Japan due to job relocation or other reasons but his/her spouse and child continue to live in Japan, the procedures for changing the recipient to the spouse, etc. must be carried out at Welfare Division of the ward within 15 days from the day following the scheduled moving-out day. Please note that if the procedures are not completed within this time period, the child allowance cannot be paid retroactively.
  • When the child lives outside Japan, the child allowance cannot be provided, in principle, even if the parents, etc. live in Japan. However, when the child is studying abroad, the child allowance may be provided if certain requirements are met.
  • When the parents live separately during divorce negotiations or after divorce (their Resident Records are separate), the parent living with the child is the preferential recipient. Documents proving that divorce negotiations are under way or completed are required for the procedures. Complete the procedures at Welfare Division of your ward office within 15 days from the day following the day when the requirements for a preferential recipient are met. Please note that if the procedures are not completed within this time period, the child allowance cannot be paid retroactively. When the person who has been receiving the child allowance lives apart from the child during divorce negotiations or after divorce, his/her eligibility for the allowance is lost on the day when the requirements for a preferential recipient are met.
  • When the child is placed in a children’s home, the head of the facility receives the child allowance on behalf of the parents, etc. When the child leaves the children’s home, his/her parents, etc. are required to carry out the application procedures at Welfare Division of their ward office within 15 days from the day following the day when the child leaves the home.
  • When the child is living in Japan supported by money sent by the parents who live outside Japan, the person who is living with the child and who has been designated as the recipient by the parents is allowed to receive the allowance.
  • The guardian of a minor is allowed to receive the allowance if the child is under guardianship.
  • Payment of the child allowance may be terminated, or the recipient may be asked to return allowance already received, due to changes in the circumstances of the recipient, etc.

Please also refer to the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website.

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[Kodomo Teate Allowance] (April 2010 – March 2012)

The Kodomo Teate Allowance ended in March 2012 and was replaced by the Child Allowance (Jidō Teate) in April 2012. For details about the Kodomo Teate system, see the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare website.

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List of Locations of Welfare Division in Each Ward

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