Opening a Japan Post Bank Account


For students who expect to receive a MEXT or JASSO Scholarship, you are required to open a bank account account with Japan Post Bank.

You can only open a bank account after completing the following tasks:

  • Registering your residency at the city or ward office 
  • Obtaining a Japanese mobile phone number

There are two options for you to open your account as outlined below.

Option 1: Opening a Japan Post Bank Account Yourself

 What to bring: 

  • Residence Card 
  • Student ID Card (or Letter of Acceptance if ID has not been received) 
  • Hanko (If you have one)
  • School Information (The post office staff will ask for the following school information when they register your application in their system. Please be prepared to present it to the post office staff.)      

School Information:

School Name:  グロービス経営大学院  

Address:〒102-0084 東京都千代田区二番町5-1 住友不動産麹町ビル

Tel: +81-(0)3-5275-3826

Skype: globis1admissions

Where to open: 

In principle, you are supposed to open your account near where you reside or near GLOBIS.

Application Form SAMPLE: 

You will be required to fill out three application forms at the Japan Post Bank. Please click here for a sample of the application forms together with an English translation.


Option 2: Japan Post Bank Tour with GLOBIS

GLOBIS staff will help you fill out the necessary application forms at the GLOBIS campus. 

We will then take you to visit the Japan Post Bank near GLOBIS and assist you in opening a bank account.

How to register: 

Please write your full name under the date you preferred tour date on this Attendance Sheet

Once you have registered your name on the attendance sheet, we will email you with further detailed information.

What to bring: 

  • Residence Card
  • Student ID Card (or Letter of Acceptance if ID has not been received)  
  • Hanko (If you have one)
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