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Free Domestic Calls under 5 minutes
Special offer! 0 yen for 7 months!
Domestic voice calls under 5 minutes are free. Subscription is required at the time of application.
Unlimited Domestic Calls
Special offer! 1,100 yen for 1 year!※One full year after signing a LINEMO contract
Domestic calls are free.
Use your phone service when travelling outside of Japan.
Make international calls from Japan.
This service allows you to check incoming voice call messages and forward calls.
Peace of mind with Softbank's 5G Network
Can be used in all areas of Japan
"LINE GB Unlimited" is convenient
for LINE users
Chats, voice calls, video calls and other features of the LINE app do not count towards your data usage.
You need the following to sign up and use LINEMO.
Prepare a smartphone
to use with LINEMO
The following types of smartphones can be used with LINEMO:
We checked if devices are able to use voice calls and data usage with LINEMO. Please check here for details.
How to read the Device Check results
◯ Indicates that the function can be used on LINEMO.
Prepare Identification Documents
The "subscriber's address" required at the time of application must meet the following three criteria.
When signing up, upload identification documents that match your residence status.
Required Identification Documents
(1) Residence Card
+ (2) Passport (photo page)
(1) Residence Card
Special Permanent Resident
(3) Special Permanent Resident Certificate
For customers who want to use an eSIM with LINEMO
Due to the limited number of identification documents that can be used, only those with a residence status of "Permanent Resident" or "Special Permanent Resident" can sign up with an eSIM subscription.
Please Check the Following Before Applying
Please check the information on your identification documents in advance. If there is an issue with the identification documents, the sign up process may be canceled.
Required if your residence status is "Permanent Resident" or "Non-permanent Resident or Special Permanent Resident".
If you do not have a permanent residence card, your passport is required together with your (1) residence card.
Please upload the page with your photo. Other pages and visas are not accepted.
Required if your residence status is "Special Permanent Resident".
If the last name on the (1) Residence Card or (2) Passport is not up-to-date, one of the following documents with the latest information is required.
Certificate of Residence Record (original)
Public Utilities Receipt
Receipts for electricity, gas, water, and NHK fees are accepted.
Mobile phone numbers accepted
A one-time password will be sent to you during the process to verify your email address.
In addition, after signing up, a notification indicating that your SIM card has been shipped and instructions on how to start using the service will be sent.
A credit card or financial institution account in the same name as the subscriber can be used as a payment method.
Please pay your monthly bill (1st to the last day of each month) by the designated payment method.
Payment by Credit Card
VISA, Mastercard, JCB, American Express, and Diners Club credit cards are accepted.
The date when the credit card payment will be processed is based on the terms of the credit card company you use.
Payment by Direct Debit
The fee will be debited from your account at a financial institution in Japan such as Japan Post Bank, Bank of Mitsubishi UFJ, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, or Mizuho Bank.
Accepted Financial Institutions
You can see financial institutions that are accepted for payments on the next page.
List of Financial Institutions that Are Accepted for Payments (Japanese only)
Address Satisfying the Following Conditions is Required during Application
(1) The address must match the address listed on the identification document (residence card, etc.)
(2) The address can receive mails and packages
The SIM card will be shipped to the address that you specify.
This section explains how to sign up for LINEMO and the initial setup.
It can be used on any device that LINEMO supports.
Please check if your device is on the list of devices that can be used with LINEMO.
It depends on the documents you provide. For details, please See here.
Yes, it can be used. To use international roaming, you need to subscribe to "Global Roaming Service" and "Overseas Anshin Flat-rate".
Please subscribe from My Menu.
For more information on international roaming, please See here. (* Japanese Only)
LINEMO does not sell smartphones. Please prepare your own smartphone before applying.
LINEMO is only available exclusively online. You cannot apply at Softbank, Y-Mobile, or other stores, or at electronics retailers.
Inquiries and other questions are accepted via chat or LINE. SoftBank and Y-Mobile stores and customer service hotlines are not available.
If you are subscribing to SoftBank Hikari and you (including your family members) no longer have anyone to whom the Ouchi-wari Hikari Set is applicable, the following may be automatically cancelled.
・Discounts for Option Packs (Hikari BB Unit Rental, Wi-Fi Multi Pack, and White HIKARI PHONE/HIKARI PHONE (N) + BB Phone/BB Phone)
We do not currently provide chat or telephone support in languages other than Japanese.
LINEMO can only be used and delivered to customers with a Japanese address.