In Japan, all owners of vehicles must by law purchase vehicle insurance called jibaiseki-hoken or third party liability insurance.
However, we recommend that you also purchase voluntary insurance (nin'i-hoken) for additional indemnity. This must be purchased at a private insurance company.
|Hamamatsu Traffic Accident Advice Center
(Kurashi Center, Residents Services Division)
|2F, 103-2 Motoshiro-cho,
|Hamamatsu Central Police Station||5-28-1 Sumiyoshi, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi||Tel 053-475-0110|
|Hamamatsu East Police Station||14-10 Aioi-cho, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi||Tel 053-460-0110|
|Hamakita Police Station||3218 Komatsu, Hamakita-ku, Hamamatsu-shi||Tel 053-585-0110|
|Tenryu Police Station||8-3 Akura Futamata-cho, Tenryu-ku, Hamamatsu-shi||Tel 053-926-0110|
|Hosoe Police Station||4640 Kiga, Hosoe-cho, Kita-ku,Hamamatsu-shi||Tel 053-522-0110|
|Shizuoka Prefecture Lawyer Association Hamamatsu Branch||Within the Shizuoka Prefecture Seibu Legal Hall, 1-9-1 Chuo,
You must notify the local transport authority when you buy, sell or scrap a vehicle, and when the name or address of the owner changes. A periodical vehicle inspection (shaken) is required by law.