Japan government weighs mandatory linkage of My Number with bank account

National Jun 8, 2020

Japan government weighs mandatory linkage of My Number with bank account

The government is considering making it mandatory to link the country's My Number personal identification numbers with a deposit or savings account, sources said on Monday. The move is designed to speed up administrative procedures to distribute cash allowances, the sources said. Internal affairs minister Sanae ...

Business Feb 20, 2020

23 cashless payment providers join Japan's My Number point program

Twenty-three providers of cashless payment services have registered to participate in a government-led reward-point program for holders of My Number social security and tax identification cards, the internal affairs ministry said Wednesday. Among the 23 firms and organizations are East Japan Railway Co., which manages ...