The Kumamoto Police

Guidance of overseas driver's license procedure

The last update date:
 

Overseas procedure notice of driver's license 

Reception desk place

    ● Driver's license center [the same day grant]
      ● Police station [the future grant: for about two weeks]
  ● Hikawa executive police box [the future grant: for about two weeks]
          

The reception desk date and time

   ● Driver's license center
     From Monday to Friday (for Sundays and holidays, holiday making up for the overlap of holidays on Sunday and New Year holidays, we do not accept on Saturday.)
              Reception hours      From 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.      From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
     ● Police station
              From Monday to Friday (for Sundays and holidays, holiday making up for the overlap of holidays on Sunday and New Year holidays, we do not accept on Saturday.)
              Reception hours    From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
   ● Hikawa executive police box
              From Monday to Friday (for Sundays and holidays, holiday making up for the overlap of holidays on Sunday and New Year holidays, we do not accept on Saturday.)
              Reception hours    From 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

That we can apply for

     ● Person (sho*, moped, temporary driver's license are excluded.) who receives driver's license in Japan having address in Kumamoto
     ※ Stopping person cannot apply for effect of license. 

Required document

     ● Driver's license (sho*, moped, temporary driver's license are excluded.)
     ● Passport (copy impossibility)
      ※  Documents which prove overseas travel including international airline ticket and overseas travel application when we cannot present passport
     ● One piece of photograph for application
      ※ Photograph, please be careful about the following points.
        ・ Size is 5cm in height X 4cm in width
        ・ Photographed within six months before application day; is hatless, is thing of the body (from heart upper) for front, no background, upper three minutes
        ・ Thing which is not good for photograph of color contact (there is edge, and include edge no shio) wearing, photograph that image quality is not clear, photograph for other application,
     We cannot accept. 
  ● Fee 2,350 yen   

Others

 ● From day of validity issuance one year (if domestic driver's license lapses or is canceled, cease to be effective after the issuance even if is less than one year.)
   ● When the present address is different from driver's license address, please apply after finishing the items mentioned change report earlier.
   ● Please apply for during renewal term after finishing license update.
 
 ● Substitution application is possible only when applicant is traveling abroad.
   As additional documents are necessary when substitution application is hoped for, mongo hurries to driver's license section license second person in charge (096-233-0112) beforehand
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Inquiry

The Kumamoto Police headquarters transportation department driver's license section
〒869-1107
2655, Karakawa, Kikuyo-machi, Kikuchi-gun, Kumamoto
Telephone: 096-233-0110
(ID: 257)
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