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Valid foreign driver’s license – and previous licenses, if you have them; if the license does not show the date of issue, or if the license was recently renewed, it may be necessary to submit additional documentation
Japanese translation of foreign license – available from the Japan Automobile Federation (JAF)
or (sometimes) at the embassy or consulate of the issuing country in Japan
Residence (Zairyu) Card – must have up-to-date address
Resident Certificate (Juminhyo) – issued within the past three months – must show Nationality.
Passport – and any expired passports; the passport is required to prove that you were in the country that issued your license for at least three months after you obtained your license
Photo – one photo, 3 x 2.4 cm; must be taken within the last six months
Previous Japanese license (if you have one)
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