How to get a license in Japan for foreigners

There are two ways to obtain a license in Japan.

→ Switched from an international driver’s license.

→ acquired at a driving school in Japan

The first is to switch from the international driver’s license you currently have. Even if you have an international license, switch to a Japanese license within one year of entering Japan.

You can apply at a licensing center nearby.

The second way is to study and get at a driving school in Japan.

You can check the recommended driving schools in Japan from the page below.