As of April 1st of 2021 you can withdraw a portion of up to 5 years’ worth of pension contributions upon leaving Japan (increased from 3 years). For this purpose you will need a tax representative in the country.
Seventh Sense can handle the procedures from start to end by offering the following services:
- Tax Representative
- Lump-Sum Pension Withdrawal Application, and
- Tax Return to get a refund on a portion of the withheld tax associated with the pension withdrawal