Kumamoto International Foundation
May 18, 2016
Issuance of Disaster Victimfs Certificates for Residences
We issue disaster victimfs certificates for people whose residences have been damaged. These certificates are issued by Kumamoto city and verify the alleged damages to residences during the process of inquiry. Disaster victims should file an application for an investigation of damages if their residence has been damaged in a natural disaster.
Here are some of examples of the extent of the damage.
*Inundation above floor level
*Inundation below floor level
Note: It is possible to be estimated as gnot damagedh in order to have the investigation.
Target: People whose households have been damaged (car port, warehouse, gate and others are not covered.)
Application Window: Welfare divisions in ward offices and branch offices
Service hour: 8:30a.m. - 5:15p.m. on weekdays
Phone numbers of welfare divisions of ward offices
Nishi ward@@@@@@ @@ 096-329-5403
Minami ward @@@@@@ @096-357-4129
Kita ward@@@@@@@@ @096-272-1118
Phone numbers of the branch offices
Takuma branch office@@@@@096-380-3111
Kawachi branch office @@@@096-276-1111
Hanazono branch office@@@@096-359-1122
Johnan branch office @@@@@0964-28-3111
Akita branch office@@@@@096-227-1111
Tenmei branch office @@@@096-223-1111
Kouda branch office @@@@096-378-0172
Hokubu branch office @@@@096-245-2111
Shimizu branch office @@@@096-343-9161
How to make an application:
*You need to make a request for investigation.
*The damage investigation will be carried out by the department in charge of each ward office.
*The result of the investigation will be issued at the issuing window when it is ready.
Note: Contact the department in charge of if you cannot visit the issuing window due to having evacuated to a far distance. The application will be accepted without a time limit for the time being.
We will contact each person in order of application dates when it is ready to issue the document after the investigation. You need to visit an issuing window listed below when you are contacted.
Note: There may be some cases of not being issued on that day depending on the documents you bring and/or the spoken claims.
Service hour: 9a.m.-4p.m. on weekdays
Chuo ward office, 1F lobby of the city hall(near by the front entrance)
Higashi ward office 1F lobby
Nishi ward office, new building 1F 101 conference room
Minami ward office ASUPARU Tomiai hall
Kita ward office 2F conference room
Takuma branch office 1F lobby@@@@
Johnan branch office 3F main conference room
What you need to bring:
1. A notification of the completion of the investigation and preparation of issuance.
2. A personal ID of the issued person (driverfs license, Sakura card, basic resident register card and others)
Note: The personal ID of the proxy will also be required if you send a representative instead.
3. In case of you had been living at a different address than the one in the resident record, you also need a document which proves the address where you actually were (such as a receipt of utility expenses or rental contract.)
4. A letter of attorney (you need to prepare this if you are going to send anyone but yourself or a family member who belongs to the same household.)
5. An application form
Note: if the damage is small and you agree to have your residence designated as gpartially destroyedh, you can get issued a disaster victimfs certification on that day by submitting photos showing the damages to the application window.
(What you need to bring)
*name stamp (or seal)
*photos which show the damage (pictures on your digital camera or cell phone) or a price estimate of repairs
*what is required listed between no.2-5 of gwhat you need to bringh