This section covers applicable procedures when registering family members as dependents under Sony Health Insurance.
A family member must meet certain conditions in order to qualify as a dependent.
Please follow these procedures carefully to avoid making errors in the attached documents and to ensure that submission deadlines are met.
* Submit these documents to the individual in charge of health insurance matters at your workplace.
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Conditions for approval

For approval of a spouse as a dependent, the most important condition is that "his or her livelihood depend primarily on the income of the insured." Other requirements concern income by age level and income for spouse living together or separately.

Deadline Within 5 actual working days in reference to the Sony Health Insurance Society Calendar !
Documents to be submitted

If the spouse meets all conditions for approval as a dependent, the following three documents must be submitted:

Dependent Notice (Notice of Change)

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Survey form determining eligibility for dependent status

Documents to attach

In addition to the above, a certificate stating the spouse's income is required. Submission of additional documents may be requested when necessary.
For detailed information, refer to "the List of Additional Documents Required for Authorization."

Purpose of use
The attached documents are required in the Sony Health Insurance Society's examination to confirm the annual income and residence status of the individual subject to authorization and to determine whether another individual with the ability to provide financial support lives within the same household.
Please click here to read about the purpose of use of the attached documents
Submit originals of all documents unless “copy” is indicated. Documents other than originals will not be accepted. Note that no examination can be performed if documents are incomplete.
The documents submitted will not be returned. If necessary, make your own copies in advance.
We may inquire with the issuers of attached documents to confirm their content.
Please note that you will be asked in some cases to submit documents other than those listed above as necessary for examination purposes. If you cannot consent to this condition, the examination will not proceed.
If you would prefer that the individual in charge of health insurance matters at your facility not see the personal information provided on these documents, please submit the documents in a sealed envelope.

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Procedures for no. 3
Insured persons under the National Pension If your spouse has been authorized as a dependent spouse, by conducting the required procedures he or she can be authorized as a no. 3 insured person under the National Pension. In such a case, there is no need to pay insurance premiums separately.


Documents to submit
Application for no. 3 insured person status under the National Pension

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Documents to attach
Your spouses's pension booklet (copy)
Note: When changing the name on the pension booklet, submit the original.

<When applying due to expiration of unemployment insurance benefits>
Also attach a copy of the Unemployment Insurance Benefits Eligibility Certificate (both sides)

Where to submit these
To the same recipient as the Dependent (Change) Notice


Conditions for approval For approval of a spouse as a dependent, the most important condition is that "his or her livelihood depend primarily on the income of the insured." Other requirements concern income by age level and income for spouse living together or separately.
Deadline Within 5 actual working days in reference to the Sony Health Insurance Society Calendar !
Documents to be submitted

If the family member meets all conditions for approval as a dependent, the following two documents must be submitted:

Dependent Notice (Notice of Change)

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Survey form determining eligibility for dependent status

Documents to attach

In addition to the above, submission of additional documents may be requested when necessary.

For detailed information, refer to "the List of Additional Documents Required for Authorization."

Purpose of use
The attached documents are required in the Sony Health Insurance Society's examination to confirm the annual income and residence status of the individual subject to authorization and to determine whether another individual with the ability to provide financial support lives within the same household.
Please click here to read about the purpose of use of the attached documents
Submit originals of all documents unless “copy” is indicated. Documents other than originals will not be accepted. Note that no examination can be performed if documents are incomplete.
The documents submitted will not be returned. If necessary, make your own copies in advance.
We may inquire with the issuers of attached documents to confirm their content.
Please note that you will be asked in some cases to submit documents other than those listed above as necessary for examination purposes. If you cannot consent to this condition, the examination will not proceed.
If you would prefer that the individual in charge of health insurance matters at your facility not see the personal information provided on these documents, please submit the documents in a sealed envelope.