After Contract

After making a contract of your new apartment

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Contract
Moving
―Before moving
1.  Hand in a moving-out notification.
​*Everyone has to do this.
*Place: The city hall located in your last apartment.
*Price:  Free.
*Belongings:
Seal/Something it shows your new address/
Passport/Residence card/Individual number card
You need to do a moving‐out notification (転出届) and get a moving-out certificate (転出証明書) at the city hall located in your last apartment.
You can do it after moving too, but you had better do it before moving because you need a moving-out certificate for another process after moving.
2. Call to the gas company.
​*Only people move to apartment which use gas.
*Place: Phone call.
*Price:  Free.
*Belongings: None.
To make gas available from the first day of your movement, you need to call to the gas company to come and set up gas on the first day of your movement.
Contract
Moving
―After moving
3. Hand in a notification of relocation
*People only move to different city from last apartment.
*Place: The city hall located in your new apartment.
*Price:  Free.
​*Belongings:
Seal/Moving-out certificate (転出証明書)/
Passport/Residence card/Individual number card
4. Change your address on your individual number card and residence card.
*People only move to different city from last apartment.
*Place: The city hall located in your new apartment.
*Price:  Free.
​*Belongings:
Seal/Moving-out certificate (転出証明書)/
Passport/Residence card/Individual number card
5. Call to each water/electricity company.
*Everyone.
*Phone call to the each water and electricity company.
*Price:  Free.
You have to notify water and electricity companies that you start to use water and electricity as soon as your movement. You'll get bill and the paper to make payment automatically after that.