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『Manepa Card』

You can withdraw & charge Japanese yen from your Zaif account to your Manepa Card, a multi-currency prepaid card that can be used both in Japan and overseas.

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Manepa Card is a very economical and modern, prepaid "wallet card" for use both domestically and abroad.
For domestic use, receive up to 2% of the amount used as cashback.It is the cheapest card in Japan for use overseas (*See the Manepa Card website for details.)
It is exactly the same to use as a credit card, but unlike a credit card, there is no credit check when you apply, and because it is charge-type card,
you don't need to worry about overspending.
From everyday use to overseas trips, this card is recommended for all situations!
With this Manepa Card, it is now possible to withdraw money & charge in Japanese yen from your Zaif account.
We'll give a quick overview of how to link it with your Zaif account,

You can decide your exchange rate in advance, so you don't need to worry about future fluctuations in foreign exchange rates.

When exchanging foreign currency at a Japanese bank or a currency exchange store, you have to pay quite high commission rates, about 3 yen per dollar for US dollars, around 4 yen for euro, about 11 yen for pound sterling, etc. If you shop using the Manepa Card, you will save up to 93% of the cost of fees, etc. compared to foreign currency exchange.

You can apply for a card account in as little as 5 minutes via the Internet.
Using the Manepa Card, you can also shop at overseas websites.
If you change currency whenever is convenient, you can use it at that exchange rate at any time. Because you can exchange money in advance, it is ideal for those who want to use a fixed exchange rate.

With Manepa Card, you can even use it when you make a major purchase. As long as you charge it in advance, you can pay with a foreign currency up to about 800,000 yen at a time, or up to about 1 million yen per day. And if you shop using yen, you can use up to 500,000 yen per month. It's safe to use for large overseas business-trip expenses, and it's convenient for anyone making a business-related purchase.

Any residents in Japan who is over 15 years old can apply for the card account via internet which is takes around minimum of 5 min. for the application.

Did you know that there are fees for using a credit card for overseas shopping?
Let's take a look at the detailed usage of your credit card. For general credit cards, about 1.6% of the amount used is added as the cost of fees, under such names as "currency exchange fee" or "overseas administrative fee", etc. But with Manepa Card, the cost of these fees is virtually half! The more you shop, the more money you save with Manepa Card.

It is exactly the same to use as a credit card, but unlike a credit card, there is no credit check when you apply
In principle, anyone who lives in Japan and who is 15 years of age or older can apply.
When you apply for a credit card, your personal information is registered at various information centers, but this is not the case with Manepa Card.
Also, as long as you charge it in advance, anyone can pay with a foreign currency up to about 800,000 yen at a time, or up to about 1 million yen per day. And if you shop using yen, you can use up to 500,000 yen per month.

Manepa Card is definitely better value compared to foreign currency exchange at a bank or currency exchange store.
When exchanging foreign currency at a Japanese bank or a currency exchange store, you have to pay quite high commission rates, about 3 yen per dollar for US dollars, around 4 yen for euro, about 11 yen for pound sterling, etc.
If you shop using the Manepa Card, you will save up to 93% of the cost of fees, etc. compared to foreign currency exchange.

Link your Zaif account and Manepa Card, and wait for the link with the Manepa Card to be completed.

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①If you don't have a Manepa Card
  • You can also apply to open a Manepa Card account at the same time.
②If you already have a Manepa Card
  • A new card will not be issued. When you apply to link your account, it requires the same procedure as when you previously applied for the Manepa Card, but no new card will be issued. You can use it as soon as the link with your Zaif account is completed.

    *Please see the Manepa Card Link Application page for details.
    ※①②In case of either①or②, it is required to submit ID documents, etc.

From “Account → Manepa Card Withdrawals and Charges” enter the desired amount and complete the remittance process.

Withdrawal and Charge in BTC

The Manepa Card is a multi-currency prepaid card that can be used in Japan or overseas. Withdrawals and charges from your Zaif account BTC can be made in JPY.

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Payments will be processed once per day (at 4PM). Withdrawals and charges will be counted as same-day transactions until 11:59PM. From 12AM they will be processed for the next day.
Until May 23rd, processes completed before 9:59 on weekdays will be processed on the same day.

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From "Accounts -> Manepa Withdrawals and Charges" you can confirm the history of withdrawals and charges to your Manepa account.

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*Regarding the display of Manepa Card withdrawal and charge conditions.
  • Withdraw : Withdrawal processing is complete.
  • Transfer complete. : Refund process completed
  • Charge reception : Applying for charge to the manager card
  • Charge acceptance refused : Reception of charge is refused, refunding process in progress
  • Charge failure : Charge failed, refunding process in progress
  • Charge completed : Charge processing is complete.

All applications are done online

Manepa Card applicants must be between 15 and 70 years of age.

Required procedure

  • Create account
  • ID Verification
  • Apply for Mana card