International Services

Cautions for procedures

  • Please visit the counter handling each service or call with any inquiries. (9:00 am - 5:30 pm; closed on Saturdays, Sundays , national holidays and New Year holidays)
  • JAF headquarters do not have windows to handle procedures. Please contact the branches.
  • We do not handle inquiries and requests via email.
  • When sending an application to JAF by mail, all return mail shall be sent to the address in Japan noted on the application.
  • We cannot accept applications or money remittances from overseas and cannot send translations overseas.

List of contact points for procedures

Branches that can issue a Japanese translation of foreign drivers' licenses
  • Depending on the issuing country, the content of the license and the counter handling the translation, issuance of the translation can take time (a maximum of about two weeks). Please ask the branch in advance about the number of days required.
  • The translation will be sent to the address noted on the application if the request is sent by mail.

Transfer your country’s license to a Japanese license

Hokkaido
HOKKAIDO/Sapporo 011-857-7155 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Hakodate 0138-49-4534 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Asahikawa 0166-69-2111 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kushiro 0154-51-2167 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Obihiro 0155-26-0260 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kitami 0157-66-5220 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tohoku
TOHOKU/Miyagi 022-783-2826 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Aomori 017-765-5255 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Iwate 019-637-7110 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Akita 018-864-8492 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Yamagata 023-625-4520 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Fukushima 024-546-0022 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Kanto
KANTO/Tokyo 03-6833-9100 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Kanagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Kanagawa Branch)
Niigata 025-284-7664 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Nagano 026-226-8456 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Ibaraki 029-244-2660 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tochigi 028-659-3231 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Gunma 027-364-5155 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Saitama 048-840-0025 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Kanagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Kanagawa Branch)
Chiba 043-301-0800 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Kanagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Kanagawa Branch)
Kanagawa 045-482-1255 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Yamanashi 055-243-3131 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Chubu
CHUBU/Aichi 052-872-3685 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Shizuoka 054-654-1515 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Gifu 058-277-1121 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Mie 059-222-2300 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Fukui 0776-25-2000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Ishikawa 076-249-1252 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Toyama 076-425-5550 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Kansai
KANSAI/Osaka 072-645-1300 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kyoto 075-682-6000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Hyogo 078-871-7561 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Shiga 077-544-3300 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Nara 0742-90-0081 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Wakayama 073-421-5355 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Chugoku
CHUGOKU/Hiroshima 082-272-9967 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tottori 0857-31-4433 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Okayama 086-273-0710 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Shimane 0852-25-1123 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Yamaguchi 083-921-7777 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Shikoku
SHIKOKU/Kagawa 087-867-8411 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tokushima 088-625-6511 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Ehime 089-925-8668 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kochi 088-882-0311 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kyushu
KYUSHU/Fukuoka 092-841-7731 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Saga 0952-30-7000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Nagasaki 095-811-2333 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Kumamoto 096-380-9200 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Oita 097-567-7000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Miyazaki 0985-52-4511 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Kagoshima 099-284-0007 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Okinawa 098-877-9225 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Branches able to issue Japanese translations of drivers' licenses from Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium, Monacco, Estonia and Taiwan
  • As regards the number of days required, in principle it is issued immediately. However, in principal, it must be received by 4:00 pm to be issued immediately.
    note; Depending on the issuing country, the content of the license and the counter handling the translation, issuance of the translation can take time (a maximum of about two weeks). Please ask the branch in advance about the number of days required.
  • The translation will be sent to the address noted on the application if the request is sent by mail.

Drive with a foreign license (For individuals with driver’s licenses issued in Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium, Monaco, Estonia and Taiwan)

Hokkaido
HOKKAIDO/Sapporo 011-857-7155 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Hakodate 0138-49-4534 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Asahikawa 0166-69-2111 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kushiro 0154-51-2167 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Obihiro 0155-26-0260 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kitami 0157-66-5220 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tohoku
TOHOKU/Miyagi 022-783-2826 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Aomori 017-765-5255 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Iwate 019-637-7110 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Akita 018-864-8492 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Yamagata 023-625-4520 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Fukushima 024-546-0022 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Kanto
KANTO/Tokyo 03-6833-9100 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Kanagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Kanagawa Branch)
Niigata 025-284-7664 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Nagano 026-226-8456 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Ibaraki 029-244-2660 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tochigi 028-659-3231 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Gunma 027-364-5155 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Saitama 048-840-0025 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Kanagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Kanagawa Branch)
Chiba 043-301-0800 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Kanagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Kanagawa Branch)
Kanagawa 045-482-1255 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Yamanashi 055-243-3131 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Chubu
CHUBU/Aichi 052-872-3685 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Shizuoka 054-654-1515 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Gifu 058-277-1121 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Mie 059-222-2300 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Fukui 0776-25-2000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Ishikawa 076-249-1252 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Toyama 076-425-5550 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Kansai
KANSAI/Osaka 072-645-1300 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kyoto 075-682-6000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Hyogo 078-871-7561 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Shiga 077-544-3300 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Nara 0742-90-0081 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Wakayama 073-421-5355 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Chugoku
CHUGOKU/Hiroshima 082-272-9967 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tottori 0857-31-4433 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Okayama 086-273-0710 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Shimane 0852-25-1123 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Yamaguchi 083-921-7777 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Shikoku
SHIKOKU/Kagawa 087-867-8411 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tokushima 088-625-6511 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Ehime 089-925-8668 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kochi 088-882-0311 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kyushu
KYUSHU/Fukuoka 092-841-7731 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Saga 0952-30-7000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Nagasaki 095-811-2333 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kumamoto 096-380-9200 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Oita 097-567-7000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Miyazaki 0985-52-4511 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kagoshima 099-284-0007 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Okinawa 098-877-9225 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Branches able to issue Chinese language translations (Taiwan) of Japanese drivers' licenses
  • The translation will be sent to the address noted on the application if the request is sent by mail.
  • As regards the number of days required, in principle it is issued immediately or up to two weeks later. The number of days required to prepare the translation differs depending on the contact point, so please inquire of the branch in advance.
Hokkaido
HOKKAIDO/Sapporo 011-857-7155 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Hakodate 0138-49-4534 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Asahikawa 0166-69-2111 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kushiro 0154-51-2167 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Obihiro 0155-26-0260 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kitami 0157-66-5220 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tohoku
TOHOKU/Miyagi 022-783-2826 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Aomori 017-765-5255 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Iwate 019-637-7110 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Akita 018-864-8492 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Yamagata 023-625-4520 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Fukushima 024-546-0022 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Kanto
KANTO/Tokyo 03-6833-9100 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Kanagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Kanagawa Branch)
Niigata 025-284-7664 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Nagano 026-226-8456 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Ibaraki 029-244-2660 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tochigi 028-659-3231 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Gunma 027-364-5155 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Saitama 048-840-0025 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Kanagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Kanagawa Branch)
Chiba 043-301-0800 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Kanagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Kanagawa Branch)
Kanagawa 045-482-1255 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Yamanashi 055-243-3131 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Chubu
CHUBU/Aichi 052-872-3685 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Shizuoka 054-654-1515 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Gifu 058-277-1121 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Mie 059-222-2300 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Fukui 0776-25-2000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Ishikawa 076-249-1252 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Toyama 076-425-5550 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Kansai
KANSAI/Osaka 072-645-1300 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kyoto 075-682-6000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Hyogo 078-871-7561 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Shiga 077-544-3300 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Nara 0742-90-0081 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Wakayama 073-421-5355 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Chugoku
CHUGOKU/Hiroshima 082-272-9967 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tottori 0857-31-4433 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Okayama 086-273-0710 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Shimane 0852-25-1123 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Yamaguchi 083-921-7777 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Shikoku
SHIKOKU/Kagawa 087-867-8411 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tokushima 088-625-6511 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Ehime 089-925-8668 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kochi 088-882-0311 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kyushu
KYUSHU/Fukuoka 092-841-7731 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Saga 0952-30-7000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Nagasaki 095-811-2333 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Kumamoto 096-380-9200 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Oita 097-567-7000 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Miyazaki 0985-52-4511 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Kagoshima 099-284-0007 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Okinawa 098-877-9225 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Branches handling "Rules of the Road" in foreign languages
  • When purchasing a foreign language edition of ”Rules of the Road“, please call the branch to confirm that it is in stock. Please keep in mind that it can take up two weeks to order. 
  • The book may be bought from Amazon as well. E-books are also available. For further information, please click here.

Foreign language edition of ”Rules of the Road”

Hokkaido
HOKKAIDO/Sapporo 011-857-7155 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Hakodate 0138-49-4534 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Asahikawa 0166-69-2111 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Kushiro 0154-51-2167 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Obihiro 0155-26-0260 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Kitami 0157-66-5220 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Tohoku
TOHOKU/Miyagi 022-783-2826 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Aomori 017-765-5255 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Iwate 019-637-7110 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Akita 018-864-8492 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Yamagata 023-625-4520 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Fukushima 024-546-0022 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Kanto
KANTO/Tokyo 03-6833-9100 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Niigata 025-284-7664 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Nagano 026-226-8456 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Ibaraki 029-244-2660 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Tochigi 028-659-3231 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Gunma 027-364-5155 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Saitama 048-840-0025 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Chiba 043-301-0800 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Kanagawa 045-482-1255 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Yamanashi 055-243-3131 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Chubu
CHUBU/Aichi 052-872-3685 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Shizuoka 054-654-1515 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Gifu 058-277-1121 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Mie 059-222-2300 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Fukui 0776-25-2000 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Ishikawa 076-249-1252 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Toyama 076-425-5550 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Kansai
KANSAI/Osaka 072-645-1300 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Kyoto 075-682-6000 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Hyogo 078-871-7561 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Shiga 077-544-3300 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Nara 0742-90-0081 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Wakayama 073-421-5355 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Chugoku
CHUGOKU/Hiroshima 082-272-9967 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Tottori 0857-31-4433 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Okayama 086-273-0710 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Shimane 0852-25-1123 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Yamaguchi 083-921-7777 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Shikoku
SHIKOKU/Kagawa 087-867-8411 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Tokushima 088-625-6511 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Ehime 089-925-8668 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Kochi 088-882-0311 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Kyushu
KYUSHU/Fukuoka 092-841-7731 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Saga 0952-30-7000 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Nagasaki 095-811-2333 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Kumamoto 096-380-9200 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Oita 097-567-7000 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Miyazaki 0985-52-4511 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Kagoshima 099-284-0007 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Okinawa 098-877-9225 MAP [Sale]Counter:○
Branches that can handle procedures for Carnet de Passages en Douane (CDP)
  • CDP are issued about two weeks after the application is received. However, in light of the time required to prepare the documents and prepare an international number plate, we recommend applying at least one month before you plan to take the car through Japanese customs.

Carnet de Passages en Douane (CDP)

Hokkaido
HOKKAIDO/Sapporo 011-857-7155 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
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Hakodate MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Sapporo Branch)
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Asahikawa MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Sapporo Branch)
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Kushiro MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Sapporo Branch)
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Obihiro MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Sapporo Branch)
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Kitami MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Sapporo Branch)
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Tohoku
TOHOKU/Miyagi 022-783-2826 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
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Aomori MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
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Iwate MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
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Akita MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
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Yamagata MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
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Fukushima MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Miyagi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Miyagi Branch)
Kanto
KANTO/Tokyo 03-6833-9100 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Niigata MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Tokyo Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Tokyo Branch)
Nagano MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Tokyo Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Tokyo Branch)
Ibaraki MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Tokyo Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Tokyo Branch)
Tochigi MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Tokyo Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Tokyo Branch)
Gunma MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Tokyo Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Tokyo Branch)
Saitama MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Tokyo Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Tokyo Branch)
Chiba MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Tokyo Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Tokyo Branch)
Kanagawa MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Tokyo Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Tokyo Branch)
Yamanashi MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Tokyo Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Tokyo Branch)
Chubu
CHUBU/Aichi 052-872-3685 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
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Shizuoka MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Gifu MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Mie MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Fukui MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Ishikawa MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Toyama MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Aichi Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Aichi Branch)
Kansai
KANSAI/Osaka 072-645-1300 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Kyoto MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Hyogo MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Shiga MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Nara MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Wakayama MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Osaka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Osaka Branch)
Chugoku
CHUGOKU/Hiroshima 082-272-9967 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tottori MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Okayama MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Shimane MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Yamaguchi MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Hiroshima Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Hiroshima Branch)
Shikoku
SHIKOKU/Kagawa 087-867-8411 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Tokushima MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Kagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Kagawa Branch)
Ehime MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Kagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Kagawa Branch)
Kochi MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Kagawa Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Kagawa Branch)
Kyushu
KYUSHU/Fukuoka 092-841-7731 MAP [Reception]Counter:○ Mail:○
[Issuance]Counter:○ Mail:○
Saga MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Nagasaki MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Kumamoto MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Oita MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Miyazaki MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Kagoshima MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
[Issuance]Counter:× Mail:×(mail from Fukuoka Branch)
Okinawa MAP [Reception]Counter:× Mail:×(mail to Fukuoka Branch)
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