International Driving Permit (Driver's license)
All foreign drivers are required to have an international driving license(Geneva convention 1949) or foreign(Germany, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Slovenia, Monaco or Taiwan) driver's license with Japanese translation.
International driver's license
(Geneva convention 1949)
Foreign driver's license (Switzerland, Slovenia, Germany, France, Belgium, Monaco, Taiwan)
|Asia||Filipine, India, Thailand, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Korea, Hong Kong, Macau|
|Oceania||New Zealand, Fiji, Australia, Papua New Guinea|
|Europe||United Kingdom, Greece, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Italy, Russia, Serbia, Montenegro, Spain, Finland, Portugal, Austria, Poland, Ireland, Hungary, Romania, Iceland, Bulgaria, Malta, Albania, Luxembourg, San Marino, Vatican, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia|
|America||USA, Canada, Peru, Cuba, Equador, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Trinidad Tobago, Venezuela, Jamaica|
|Africa||South Africa, Central Africa, Egypt, Ghana, Algeria, Morocco, Botswana,Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Lesotho,Madagascar, Malawi, Mari, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone,Togo,Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Burkina Faso, Nigeria|
|Middle east||Turkey, Israel, Syria, Cyprus, Jordan, Lebanon, UAE|
* Notice *
The driver who have driver's licenses issued in Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium, Monaco, Estonia, Taiwan.
must carry the Japanese translation of the license with your national license. Please check this site ; Japan Automobile Federation (JAF)
Driver's license translation service
Driver's licenses issued in Germany, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Monaco, Estonia or Taiwan must be able to simultaneously present passport and Japanese translation of driver's license.
We could take care of an application for you.
What we need for application
Color copy (PDF or JPEG) of the front and back of the license.
Representation application fee : Inquiry
Please prepare clear photocopies of the front and back of the license, preferably in color, that allow the inscriptions on the license to be read clearly.
Please feel free ask us any question. Have fun on your trip!!