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Aiming to stabilize the lives of single-parent households and promote independence, this allowance is provided to children who do not share the same standard of living as their father or mother, for reasons such as divorce or the death of a parent.
This financial support may also be provided to either a person who is taking care of a child instead of the head of a single-parent household or a person who is caring for an orphaned child.
It is necessary to apply for this allowance to receive it.
This allowance is provided to a custodial parent or guardian taking care of a child who meets any of the following (a child is defined as a person under age 18, up to the first March 31 after his/her 18th birthday, or a person under 20 years old for a child with disabilities).
Before applying, please check what documents are required for application at the Child Rearing Support Section of the ward office where you live.
|From April of 2022
|For the 1st child
|For the 2nd child (additional payment)
|For the 3rd and any additional children (1 payment per child)
*Depending on income, support payments will be either full or partial.
|Number of Dependents
|Recipient him/herself (*Excluding)
|Foster parent of orphans (*) Spouse Dependent
|For each person thereafter
If the income of the qualified recipient and dependents living with him/her for the previous year (or the income of the previous two years if the claim is filed between January and September) exceeds the limit in the table, all or part of the allowance will be suspended for the current fiscal year (from November to October of the following year).
Households receiving the Single Parent Child Rearing Financial Support Allowance can purchase a JR commuter pass at a 30 percent discount.
(School commuter passes are not eligible.)
Before purchasing a commuter pass, please bring the following items to the Child Rearing Support Section of your ward office. A Certificate of Eligibility for Specified Persons and a Ticket Purchase Certificate will be mailed to you at a later date. Please present both of these at your station counter to purchase a commuter pass.
Child and Family Welfare Section, Child Rearing Support Division of each ward office