Japan Tax ID Numbers

Individual Number (IN)

For Individuals, Example: 1234 5678 9012

An Individual Number, also known as My Number, is a twelve-digit ID number issued to all citizens and residents of Japan (including foreign residents) used for taxation, social security and disaster response purposes. The numbers were first issued in late 2015.

Corporate Number (CN)

For Entities, VAT, Example: 5-8356-7825-6246

The Corporate Number is assigned by the Japanese National Tax Agency to identify government organs, public entities, registered corporations and other organisations. The number consists of 13 digits where the first digit is a non-zero check digit.

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