How to Exchange Your Voucher for a Rail Pass ?
Travel by train in Japan
A step-by-step guide for how to easily exchange your voucher for a JR Pass.
1. Locate the nearest exchange office
Plan out ahead of time where and when you’ll exchange your pass using this official list of offices.
It’s important to note: Regional passes can only be exchanged at certain exchange offices within the region. Please check beforehand.
2. Fill out the form
This form will be copied into your official rail pass.
3. Get your rail pass and go!
Some exchange offices allow to do the first reservations of your trip.