Have you worked in Japan? Did you pay your Pension in Japan? Have you claimed for its refund? If you are to get your pension back, you have to apply to Japan Pension Service within 2 years after you left Japan. Do you know how much pension you have been paid for Japan Pension Service? It is about 16% of your salary but half of it was paid by your company in Japan. So you only paid the rest which is about 8%. If you claim your pension back from Japan Pension Service, they will you pay you back some. There are formulas which you would like to use to know how much you can get. There is information about Japanese Pension refund in the following URL. Please check out and calculate how much pension refund you can get: http://www.nenkin.go.jp/main/individual_02/pdf/english.pdf
The calculation is kind of complicated and difficult. You can ask Hoshi Labor Consulting and they will give you feedback with what you would like to know.
They also help you to claim for your pension refund. You have to also aware that a 20% income tax is imposed on the refund of Employees’ Pension.
Claims for tax refunds can be made at tax offices. Before leaving Japan, please submit a “notification of tax agent(Hoshi Labor Consulting can be also your tax agent)”
(provided at each tax office) to the relevant tax office (tax office with jurisdiction over the address where you filed for alien registration before departure from Japan) and designate your agent. Eligibility as a tax agent requires only“residence in Japan”. If you left Japan without filing the “notification of tax agent,” please submit it when making your claim for a tax refund.