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Driver's License



10. March. 2017

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Public transportation in Japan is amazing, but sometimes you just need to get a car and hit the road. This can be an incredible experience for finding Japan's hidden gems, but the biggest roadblock visitors face is not having the right kind of license. This is especially true for motorcycle rental, as Japan has different kinds of licenses for different bike sizes. Be sure you have what you need before you arrive!


  • You need an International Driving Permit (IDP)!
  • Where to get the permit
  • Who can use an IDP in Japan?
  • What kinds of cars can I drive?
  • Important Notes:

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