Japan Rail Pass by Japan Travel Centre London, UK

Who is eligible for a Japn Rail Pass?

Who is eligible for a Japn Rail Pass?

In order to purchase and use a Japan Rail Pass, you must meet the following condition:

 

Condition 1: You are a foreign tourist visiting Japan from abroad for sight-seeing, under the entry status of “Temporary Visitor”.

Who is eligible for a Japn Rail Pass? You are a foreign tourist visiting Japan from abroad for sight-seeing, under the entry status of “Temporary Visitor”.

“Temporary Visitor” entry status, according to Japanese Immigration Law, allows a stay in Japan of 15 or 90 days with the purpose of “sight-seeing”.

If you apply for “stay for sight-seeing” when you enter, entry personnel will stamp your passport as “Temporary Visitor”. Only persons who have a passport bearing this stamp can use a Japan Rail Pass.

 

Condition 2: (Effective 1st of June 2017)
You are a Japanese national living in a foreign country who is:

Acceptable written proof must be one of the following:

1. Copy of your Overseas Residential Registration issued by the embassy or legation of Japan on the foreign country where you live (limited to Overseas Residential Registration with a date of acceptance at least 10yrs or earlier)

2. Certificate of Overseas Residence issued by the embassy or legation of Japan in the foreign country where you live (limited to a Certificate of Overseas Residence with a date at least 10yrs or earlier in which you have established your as present address, either permanent or temporary.

Important Note:
*Proof 1 or 2 must be dated no earlier than 6months prior to purchase of exchange voucher.
*Not allow to use any Regional JR Passes.

 


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