Transferring Foreign License to Japanese One


This plan is for foreigners who have driver's license in their country and want to change it to Japanese driver's license. We are looking forward to meeting all your needs to help you changing your license.

This course is for preparation for the practical test. Not all foreign drivers' licenses can be changed into Japanese one. There are some foreign licenses which can be changed directly into Japanese license. Please feel free to contact us for more information.

License Center - -how to make abooking for practice at Samezu

Available time slots - only Saturday and only At practice available.

You need to make a booking by yourself.Thelicense center asks you for your identity all the time. if you cannot speak Japanese, please get help from someone who chan speak Japanese.

As the number of avaliable slots is highly limited, 10 cars for 1slot at the same time, you must make a booking in advance,e.g.few weeks earlier.

We offer this lesson to two cases, a foreign license transfer test and beginner license holder for parallel parking. The benefit of this lesson is that you can practice at the actua license center course for your upcoming driving tests. So will be able to get to know better about the course and enentually get more confident about exam criteria.

Usage fee: 2200 yen for course usage and insurance(you will need to pay at the license center on the day)
Lesson fee:14580 yen for paperwork assistance and brief explanation at the center for 30 minutes and 1 hr driving lesson. (you need to pay in advance to us for a firm booking)

You must come at least 40 minutes earlier to Samezu center by yourself. Our instructor will be waiting for you there. If you come late even 1 minute,you cannot enter the practice course. There will be many other people, including local Japanese people, watigng for their practice turns.It is very important to come on time.

We will not give you refund for the lesson fee if you come late or cancel the lesson without notice. You can cancel or change the lesson date at least 1 day before the booking date.
You must inform us in advance otherwise we won't be respensible for any incident.

Only the instructor and yourself can use the course.

The details of license change are published on the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department website.

Entrance Fee 0  50mins / lesson 7,875 yen

Price list of Transferring Foreign License Course

Term of validity:3 months from lesson start date. ※Plus TAX

(1 lesson / 50 mins.)
Entrance Fee Lesson Fee Textbooks Fee Total Amount
Switching Foreign License
(2 Lessons)
0yen 15,000yen - 15,000yen
Switching Foreign License
(4 Lessons)
0yen 30,000yen - 30,000yen