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How long does it usually take until cash can be picked up locally, or until it is deposited in the account?

This depends on the remittance method. It can take a minimum of just 10 minutes, but usually it can be received within 1-3 hours.
However, please note that it may take longer than this, regardless of the method used, if we need to carry out administrative procedures such as secondary checks on the purpose of the remittance or similar.

Below is a list of (target) times to receipt for each remittance method.

Furikomi Remittance
If funds are deposited within banking business hours, the report is sent to us within 30 minutes to 1 hour. Once we have checked the deposited funds, a Reference Number is immediately issued and cash may be picked up locally.
* It may take individual banks around half a day to deposit funds into the SBI Remit account on days when there are a lot of remittance reports, such as the days of the month that are multiples of 5 or 10 and salary payment dates, etc. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Convenience Store Remittance
We normally receive confirmation of deposit reports within one hour of the funds being deposited.
Once we have checked the deposited funds, a Reference Number is immediately issued and the transfer can be received.

Online Remittance
At the point in time the remittance is requested, a Reference Number is issued and the transfer can be received.

Remit Card
Regardless of whether funds are deposited on a weekday, a weekend, or a national holiday, a Reference Number is usually issued within around 15 minutes and the transfer can be received.

Japan Post Transfer Payment Card
Deposit reports are sent to us three times per day if it is a business day at Japan Post Bank.

Funds deposited before 11:30 on a banking business day are reported after 15:00
Funds deposited after 11:30 up to 16:00 on a banking business day are reported after 09:00 on the next business day
Funds deposited after 16:00 on a banking business day are reported after 10:00 on the next business day

Once we have confirmed the deposit, a Reference Number is immediately issued and the transfer can be received.

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