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Type survivors' basic pensions such as public pensions

Last update date July 27, 2020

When we met qualification period (as a general rule, 25 years) to receive person insured during National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) participation or old-age pension and died, "spouse with child" that living was maintained by the or "child" is provided until child is 18 years old, and it is in end of the fiscal year to reach (until the first grade becomes 20 years old when we are in state of the second grade obstacle).

Request for survivors' basic pension

When corresponding died in one of next 1-4, "spouse with child" that living was maintained or "child" is provided.

  1. Being person insured of National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin).
  2. Having Address in Japan in people under 65 60 years old that was person insured of National Pension Plan (Kokumin Nenkin) or older.
  3. Being receipt incarnation of old-age pension.
  4. Being old-age pension which met recipient qualification period.

But it is necessary that it has been paid premium of this 2 1 in case, person insured periods until the month in month to belong on the death day before last, and there is (including exemption periods) during period two-thirds or more.

Requirements to get survivors' basic pension

<exception> We can receive without premium nonpayment period for one year until the month in month to belong on the death day before last even if we do not meet the premium payment requirements mentioned above when he dies before March 31, 2026.

Requirements to get survivors' basic pension

When the bereaved who can get survivors' basic pension are spouse (including virtual thing related by marriage) with child that living was maintained at the time of the death by the dead or children and meet the next requirements each.

  1. Sharing living with child of the dead about spouse ("child" of this case being in 2 following states).
  2. There is by end of the fiscal year of the year when day when it reaches 18 years old belongs, or within, 20 years old is obstacle state of the first grade or the second grade of obstacle class, and, about child, do not marry (including case that boy who was fetus gave birth to at the time of the death).

Cases such as divorce, remarriage, divorce

The amount of survivors' basic pension is 781,700 yen. It is as follows when we add the amount of addition of child.

Pension sum that spouse with child is paid
The number of childrenThe amount of basic pension The amount of addition of childThe total
At the time of one781,700 yen224,900 yen1,006,600 yen
At the time of two781,700 yen449,800 yen1,231,500 yen
At the time of three781,700 yen524,800 yen1,306,500 yen
More than four people781,700 yen

To sum at the age of three
We add 75,000 yen for one

Pension sum to be paid in case only for child
The number of childrenThe amount of basic pension The amount of additionThe total
At the time of one781,700 yen781,700 yen
At the time of two781,700 yen224,900 yen1,006,600 yen
At the time of three781,700 yen299,900 yen1,081,600 yen
More than four people781,700 yenTo sum at the age of three
We add 75,000 yen for one

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When receipt incarnation corresponded to any of the following, entitlement of survivors' basic pension is to disappear.

  1. When he died
  2. When we married
  3. When we became adopted child except lineal relationship by blood and lineal relationship by marriage (we include case to be virtual adoption)

When child (when there is child more than two people all children) becoming a target of the addition corresponded to any of the following, other than the above, as for the survivors' basic pension for spouse, the entitlement disappears.

  1. When he died
  2. When we married
  3. When we became adopted child except spouse (including case to be virtual adoption)
  4. When it was not child of person who died by divorce
  5. When we did not share living with spouse
  6. When, about child, end of the fiscal year of the year when day when it reached 18 years old belonged was finished (except child in state of obstacle of the first grade or the second grade)
  7. When child in state of obstacle was not state of obstacle of the first grade or the second grade at 18 years or older
  8. When child in state of obstacle of the first grade or the second grade reached 20 years old

When child corresponded to any of the following, as for the survivors' basic pension for child, the entitlement disappears.

  1. When it was not child of person who died by divorce
  2. When end of the fiscal year of the year when day when it reached 18 years old belonged was finished (except child in state of obstacle of the first grade or the second grade)
  3. When child in state of obstacle was not state of obstacle of the first grade or the second grade at 18 years or older
  4. When child in state of obstacle of the first grade or the second grade reached 20 years old

Supply stop
Adjustment of spouse and child
The entitlement produces survivors' basic pension for orphan with widow or widower (spouse) separately each, but we decide in this case to give priority to survivors' basic pension for spouse, and to provide and, as for the survivors' basic pension for child, are to be stopped supply while spouse has entitlement of survivors' basic pension (except case that supply is stopped as spouse is of unknown the location).

Supply stop of child sharing living with parents
As for the survivors' basic pension for child, entitlement is caused by one death among parents, but, meanwhile, supply will be stopped when there is father of the child sharing living or mother.

Supply stop by the location ignorance
When spouse who is receipt incarnation is of unknown the location more than one year, as for the survivors' basic pension, the supply is stopped by application of other children who are receipt incarnation when child who is receipt incarnation by application of child who is receipt incarnation is of unidentified the location more than one year. In addition, receipt incarnation who received stop of supply can apply for cancellation of the supply stop anytime.

Adjustment with compensation for the survivor by Labor Standards Law
When compensation for the survivor by Labor Standards Law is performed about the death, as for the survivors' basic pension, the supply is stopped for six years from death day.

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