Registration of Birth and Subsidies

Sapporo city offers medical subsidies for both outpatient visits and hospitalization to children until the end of the second year of elementary school.

Child Medical Expenses Subsidy 【子ども医療費助成】 Sapporo city offers medical subsidies for children up to 15 years old (by the end of academic year). Especially if your child is younger than 9 years old by the end of academic year (or up to children in second grade) and visits a medical institute for the f[…] [Read More]

Child Allowance

Child Allowance, “Jidou-teate”【児童手当て】 This allowance is available for those who are raising children who are 15 years of age and younger by the time the application is due. You will get 15,000 Yen per month if your child is under 3 years of age. Please apply at the ward office (”Kuyakush[…] [Read More]

Birth Notification in Sapporo

When a baby is born, several registrations are needed in Japan: Visit your ward office soon after the baby is born. Have Ⅰ―1 to Ⅰ―6 processes done there. For Ⅰ―7 you don’t need to do anything at the ward office. Just wait until a postcard is sent to you. Next visit the regional immigration office fo[…] [Read More]