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Information about 2015 Temporary Welfare Benefits

1 Temporary Welfare Benefits
  Consumption tax increased in April 2014 and in order to reduce the burden on welfare recipients, “Temporary Welfare Benefits” will continue to be paid this year as well, continuing on from last year.

2 Eligibility
  Person meeting the following conditions as of January 1, 2015 will be eligible for the benefits:
  ・A person who is registered as a resident of Kitakyushu City.
  ・A person from whom the municipal resident tax for 2015 (per capita tax rate) is exempt.
  Person will not eligible for the benefits:
  ・If the person supporting you is taxed;
  ・If you receive benefits under the public assistance system;
  ・A foreign national who is a short-term resident or an undocumented foreign national.

3 Amount of Payment
  6,000 yen per person eligible for payment

4 Application Period
  From August 3, 2015 (Mon.) to February 3, 2016 (Wed.)

Contact Information:
Temporary Welfare Benefits Call Center
TEL: (093) 511-5573
※Japanese only


International Policy Division,
Planning and Coordination Bureau,
1-1 Jonai, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-8501 JAPAN
Tel: 093-582-2146
(International Calling +81-93-582-2146)
Fax: 093-582-2176