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Remittance from Overseas to Japan Post Bank Account

Payees in Japan can receive money sent from overseas, either through their Japan Post Bank integrated account or giro account.
* If your detailed information has not yet been verified, make sure to bring identification documents and your passbook to your nearest Japan Post Bank or Post Office savings counter.

Remittance from overseas banks

Remittances in either USD or EUR can be made from overseas banks, via a designated intermediary bank.
The information shown below is required to make a remittance from an overseas bank to a Japan Post Bank integrated account or giro account. Please note that if there are any mistakes or omissions, the remittance may not reach our bank. In addition, if the money remitted is returned to the sending bank, other charges and expenses may be deducted by the intermediary bank.
Please note that remittances to Japan cannot be made from certain financial institutions. For details, please ask your local bank.

Currency (*1) USD EUR
Intermediary Bank (*2) Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas NY Deutsche Bank AG Frankfurt
Intermediary Bank BIC(SWIFT Code) BKTRUS33 DEUTDEFF
Beneficiary Bank Japan Post Bank
Branch Head Office
Beneficiary Bank Address 3-2, Kasumigaseki 1-chome, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo 100-8798, Japan
Beneficiary Bank BIC (SWIFT Code) JPPSJPJ1
Beneficiary Bank CHIPS UID (*3) 427593
Payee Account Number (*4) To integrated account Code number (5 digits)+account number (Max. 8 digits)
To giro account Code number (5 digits)+check digit (1 digit)+account number (Max. 6 digits)
Name of Payee Account Holder Ex:TARO YUSEI
Payee Address Ex:3-1, Shintoshin Chuo-Ku, Saitama-Shi, Saitama 330-0081, Japan
Payee Telephone Number (*5) Ex:048-1234-4567

※ 1

The Japan Post Bank exchange rate will be applied for credits made to the payee's Japan Post Bank account in JPY.

※ 2

The information for the intermediary bank must be included. If no specific space is provided for this information, please write it within an open area on the form. Please note that intermediary charges (handling charges by correspondent banks) will be deducted from the remittance amount.
・Fixed fee of $10 for remittances exceeding $100.
・Fixed fee of €5 for remittances exceeding €100.
Additional intermediary charges may be deducted.

※ 3

If remittances in USD are made from financial institutions in USA to a Japan Post Bank account, the CHIPS UID and BIC (SWIFT code) are both required.
If remittances are made from overseas to a Japan Post Bank account, the ABA (Fedwire Code) and IBAN are not required.

※ 4

Please note that the code number and account number must all be written together.

※ 5

Please include a phone number at which the payee can be reached during the day. In compliance with the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law, we may contact the payee to ask about the purpose of the remittance.


Transactions made from the following financial institutions are not necessarily transferred via a designated intermediary bank. ("Intermediary Bank" and "Intermediary Bank BIC" are not required.)(Services may differ, depending on the respective institution. Please check with your local financial institution in advance for details.)

Republic of Korea (Korea Post)

Germany (Deutsche Postbank),Romania (Bancpost S.A),Denmark (Sydbank)

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