Using ATMs in Japan with your debit card

There are a few different ways to use your ATM cards and credit cards in Japan.

First of all, make sure that you tell your bank you will be traveling! There's nothing as stressful as not being able to access money when you are traveling.

1. Post office ATMs help you access your foreign bank accounts and withdraw cash in yen. Look for this symbol at post offices, ATM corners, convenience stores, and train stations. There is usually a $5 transaction fee, plus the exchange rate and any bank fees from your home bank.


ATM service provided by Seven Bank, Ltd. also allow visitors to Japan to use their credit cards and debit cards to make withdrawals in Japanese yen. Seven Bank, Ltd. has a Japan-wide network of 21,000 ATMS that offer screens, receipts and voice guidance in 12 languages: English, Korean, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Portuguese, Thai, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, French, German and Japanese).

The ATMs will be located in venues where there are many foreign visitors, such as tourist attractions, airports and train stations. You can also search in English on their website for ATMs where you will be traveling.