Best answer: How old do you have to be to drive a motorcycle in Japan?

What age can you drive a motorcycle in Japan?

Minimum age

Middle-sized/small-sized motorcycle must be at least 15 years and 10 months old (2 months before your 16th birthday). Large-sized motorcycle must by at least 17 years and 10 months old (2 months before your 18th birthday).

Can you drive a motorcycle at 16 in Japan?

In Japan a motorbike licence can be applied for at the age of 18. A Japanese motorbike driving licence or an international driving permit, stamped “A”, is necessary to drive motorbikes. To get a Japanese motorbike licence an individual must take an aptitude test and pass written and practical exams.

Is it hard to get motorcycle license in Japan?

If you find you must do the Japanese road test, it’s difficult, but not impossible. The test is written and practical in two parts (riding on the track). You’ll take the written test first (in English, no worries), and it should be easy if you’ve ridden before.

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