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Inkan, a Seal Impression in Japan

Globally, you use your signature to identify yourself on documents. In Japan, there are used seal impressions, called as “Hanko”, “Inkan” or “Jitsuin”, in order to identify yourself formally. Especially, the registered seal impression called as “Jitsuin” is formally identify you by the registration system by municipal offices in Japan. I here write about the rule for you to make your registered seal impression in Japan. Your Name on the Seal Impression The seal impression has to be made by your family name and first name, just by your family name, or just by your first name. That could not include your carrier, position, company, license, brand, and anything other[…]