IMPORTANT: PENSION RECORDS Have you received a blue or green envelope from the Social Insurance Agency (社会保険庁)?

Jul 13, 2008

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Kousei Nenkin is the pension collected directly by your employer through the shakai hoken scheme (Employees’ Health and Pension).

Kokumin Nenkin is typically for the self employed, students and unemployed and paid through your local ward office.