Converting a Foreign Driver's License

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How to convert your overseas driver's license(video)

Am I eligible for the license conversion? - Get the result!(quiz to find more specifically about your own case)

How to convert your overseas driver's license (video)

Am I eligible for the license conversion? - Get the result!

The purpose of this quiz is to provide information on what processes/documents are required for your driver's license conversion. The quiz was created by the Resource Center based on the information from the Okinawa Prefectural Driver's License Center and previous experiences of OIST people who have converted their driver's licenses. The conversion processes are handled by Okinawa Prefectural Driver's License Center in accordance with Japanese laws and regulations. You will need to fullfill certain requirements such as providing the Driver's Licese Center with particular documents, etc. There may be a chance that you cannot have your driver's license converted into Japanese under some circumstances. The Resource Center does not guarantee that your driver's license will be converted even if this quiz result indicates that you are entitled to do so.

Direct links for the result pages:

International Driving Permit(IDP) Holders

Translation Holders

IDP Holders – Exempt from tests

Translation Holders-Exempt from tests

No IDP holders

No IDP Holders – Exempt from tests