- Personal Seal, Hanko
Your seal is like your signature, it is used as a stamp on documents as your unique representation.
You may need to stamp your seal on contracts, applications and for administrative proceedures including to open an account and to obtain a seal registration
A way of acquisition
There are ready made products that can be purchased or you could have one made for you.
Could be from 100yen to more than 10,000yen.
In some municipalities and for some administrative procedures you may not require a seal, stamp culture is declining in Japan.