Holders of the Japan Rail Pass need to exchange their Exchange Order at a Japan Rail Pass Exchange Office to receive their Japan Rail Pass for travel around Japan.
You will have to fill in an application form when you exchange your Exchange Order and show your temporary visitor visa in your passport.
Japan Rail Exchange Orders must be purchased overseas from a JR authorized sales office or agent.
The Japan Rail is not valid on Nozomi and Mizuho trains on the Tokaido, Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen lines.
List of Japan Rail Pass Exchange Offices
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