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Identity verification document

The document required for Identity Verification varies depending on the business form and location (domestic / overseas) of the advertiser. Check the following links for the details.

The overseas company, small business owner

The following document is needed for Identity Verification.

<Passport>
-Must be valid when submitting.
-Name of the user (as registered on Yahoo! Business manager), current address, the expiration date must be clearly shown.
-If the current address is listed on a separate page, a separate image is needed.
-If the passport does not include the address, prepare an official identification document that includes the user’s name and current address.

Domestic company

 Two documents are required. Select one from each type below:

<Type 1> Certificate of business/company registered matters (Certificate of all present matters, Certificate of partial present matters, or Certificate of all historical matters)
-Trade name (company name), current address, and issue date are clearly shown.
-The document must be issued within the past three months.

<Type 2> One of the following documents.
The document must include the address.

Type of documentNotes
A receipt or related documents of electric/city gas/water/fixed phone

・Receipt, payment certificate, bill, information slip for electricity, city gas, water, fixed (landline) telephone.
・The document must be issued within the past three months

Receipt of certificate of national/local tax payment・The document must be issued within one year
Blue-form Return Approval Application (copy)・The document must have a stamp by the tax office
・Issued within one year
・When submitted online, the acceptance by the tax office and its date must be confirmed.
Receipt/notice of payment (payment statement) for social insurance premium

・Issued within one year

Domestic civil service

 The following document is needed for Identity Verification (only one document).

<ID card>
ID card issued by the government office.

  • Valid when uploading the image.
  • The name of government officials and responsible person (matching registered employee information on Yahoo! Business manager) is clearly shown.

*To upload the ID card of the government office, contact us.
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Domestic small business owner

 Two documents are required. Select one from each type below:

<Type 1> One of the following documents

The documents must be valid when submitting them.

Type of documentNotes
Driver's license・Expiration date is clearly shown
・When the current address is written on the back, images of both sides are needed.
Certified driver’s record・Issued after April 1, 2012.
・When the present address is written on the back, images of both sides are needed.
Passport

・Expiration date is clearly shown
・When the current address is written separately, the separate image needs to be uploaded as well.
・The new Japanese passport (applied after February 4, 2020) doesn't have an address field. Therefore it isn't acceptable.

Health insurance cards・When the present address is written separately, the separate image needs to be uploaded as well.
Pension bookFor a blue pension book, write your current address in blank space.
Certificate for health and welfare (includes physical disability certificate)・Date issued is clearly shown
・When it has an expiration date, it needs to be shown clearly with the issued date.
Basic resident registration card・Expiration date is clearly shown
Residence card・Expiration date is clearly shown
・When the present address is written on the back, images of both sides are needed.
・Alien Registration Card is not acceptable
Special permanent resident certificate・Expiration date is clearly shown

<Type 2> One of the following documents
The document must include the address.

Type of documentNotes
Receipt and related documents for utility bills・Receipt, payment certificate, bill, information slip for electricity, city gas, water, fixed (landline) telephone.
・The document must be issued within the past three months
Receipt/notice of payment (payment statement) for social insurance premium・Issued within one year
Receipt of certificate of national/local tax payment・Issued within one year