Where and how to use Japan Post (Yucho) Bank Card (and more)

You’re either interested in getting a Japan Post Bank Card or you just got one, but you’re not quite sure how and where to use it. Well have no fear, Smiles Blogs is here. In this blog, you will learn not only how to use the Japan Post Bank Card at the ATM, but you also learn the benefits and see where else you can use the card.

“Japan Post Bank” and “Yucho bank” are widely used interchangeably in Japan. In this article, we will call it  “Japan Post Bank Card”.

Before you read any further, check out the Japanese vocabulary words related to this topic:

Bank – 銀行 (ginkou)

Card – カード (kaado)

ATM machine – ATM (ee-chii-emu)

Deposit – 入金 (nyuukin)

Withdrawal – 引き出し (hikidashi)

Cash – 現金 (genkinn)

Where and how to use Japan Post Bank Card (and more)

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Using the Japan Post Bank Card may be a more convenient option if you’re finding another way to send money to your beneficiary. To see where you can use the card, how you can use it and learn more details about the card, keep scrolling through.

Where can I use the Japan Post Bank Card?

To use a Japan Post Bank Card, please follow one of the ways we listed below:

Option 1: Use the Japan Post Bank locator by clicking here.

Option 2: Use the Japan Post Bank ATM finder app. Use the Japan Post Bank ATM finder app. Download the app if you haven’t already by tapping on one of the application store buttons we provided to bring you to the App Store or Google Play.

Option 3: In Google Maps, look up “ゆうちょ銀行ATM” or “Yucho ATM” and select the one closest to you or the one you prefer to see its location and other details.

Option 4: Use any of the closest ATMs. Look up “ATM near me” on Google Maps and go to the one closest to you or one you prefer. You can use your Japan Post Bank Card at any ATM such as AEON Bank ATM or 7-Eleven ATM. Please note that ATM fees will be higher.

How do I use the Japan Post Bank Card?

Step 1: At the ATM, choose the option to transfer money

Step 2: Choose your destination

Step 3: Select the destination bank account you want to send your money

Step 4: Enter the beneficiary’s account details

Step 5: Confirm recipient details

For more details on how to transfer money via ATM in Japan, click here.

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How do I register for Yucho Internet Banking (Yucho Direct)?

Yucho Direct offers you a more convenient way to send money. If you’re interested in registering for it, but you’re not sure how, please take a look at the detailed instructions we’ve created for you below:

Yucho Direct registration instructions part 1

Yucho Direct registration instructions part 2

Yucho Ninsho is also available through Japan Post Bank. It’s an app that will give you another convenient option to send money. To learn about how to send money via Yucho Ninsho for FREE, click here.

What are the bank charges if you use the ATM or internet banking service in Japan?

If you’re curious about bank charges, take a look at the blog we wrote about it. We made sure to list the ATM and bank fees that you may be charged so you don’t have any surprises.

How do I log in to my ゆうちょ通帳 (Yucho Tsucho) account?

If you are curious about how you log in to your Yucho Tsucho account, feel free to take a look at the blog we wrote about it by clicking here. We put together step-by-step instructions so you’re not lost.

How do I verify my identity on Yucho Direct?

Yucho Direct may ask you to verify your identity if you want to make transactions using their service. To read about how and why they require verification, Smiles blogs wrote about it so grab a cup of coffee and tea and read it.

All in all, Japan Post Bank has a lot to offer, especially their bank card when it comes to sending money. If you have any other questions about this blog’s topic, don’t hesitate to comment below. Or, if you have any tips you’d like to share with us about the Japan Post Bank Card, let us know in the comments section. Keep smiling!

Related articles: 

How to send money/deposit into Smiles Wallet through Yucho Ninsho on smartphone

How to register Yucho Internet Banking Yucho Direct ゆうちょダイレクト

How to register Yucho Internet Banking Yucho Direct ゆうちょダイレクト – Part 2

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