Converting Foreign Driver’s License to a Japanese license

Hokkaido is a big place and some foreigners want to drive a car.
In this article, we will explain how to convert from a foreign driver’s license to a Japanese license.
These procedures can be tedious and time-consuming if you do not have some Japanese language skills.

We will give you advice about the documents required for examination and supporting documents, and guide you through the process. We can also accompany you to the Sapporo driver’s license center and guide you through the entire procedure while interpreting. This ensures that our clients do not get lost and above all saves time.

After obtaining your license, we can also assist you in purchasing or leasing a car, applying for a garage permit, etc.

Step to convert Japanese driving license in Hokkaido

Hokkaido Prefecture Police has official information in English about converting to a Japanese driver’s license.
If you are from the U.S., check this site. This is really helpful.

Official information in Japanese

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