To drive a car in Japan, valid license as below is required.
In case you do not have valid license here in Japan, car rental will be refused upon arrival.
|International License under Geneva Convention 1949||Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Korea (Republic of), U.S.A., Canada, Macao, Malaysia, U.K., France, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden, New Zealand, Russian Federation, Spain, Czech Republic, Portugal (inc. Madeira & Azores), South Africa, Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium, India, Ireland, Bangladesh, Austria, Jamaica, etc.|
|Translation letter of driving license||Taiwan, Germany, Switzerland, France, Slovenia, Monaco, Belgium|
|Single type International License under Geneva Convention 1949||Israel|
Check the Up-to-date list of signatories to the Geneva Convention (external link to official webpage of Metropolitan Police Department)
*International License of Indonesia, P.R.C is NOT valid here in Japan.
*Dual type International License of Israel is NOT valid here in Japan.
*D section International License 1949 or Translation letter of Full size van license is required to drive 10 seated car.