Japanese Car Inspection

Buying a car is a major investment. Buyer can protect themselves and be sure that the vehicle they are buying is safe and in perfect condition. It is strongly recommend carrying JIO inspection before buying any Vehicle/machinery in Japan. A comprehensive inspection helps buyer to purchase with confidence. JIO inspection gives buyer an explanation of the true condition of vehicle.

Vehicle inspectionGeneral Inspection: Millions of cars are generally not roadworthy or have big damage or major defects. JIO inspection covers, vehicle’s body, interior, electrical components, mechanical components, accident damage check. So, if the inspection report is clean, buyer can purchase with confidence.

Japanese car inspectionAccident Inspection: Major accident damage severely affects the safety and resale value of a vehicle. Ask the supplier in Japan for a full JIO inspection to avoid buying a rebuilt wreck, as even seller sometimes don’t know about the previous accident history that effect total value of the car. Ask the supplier in Japan to carry JIO inspection to ensure that the vehicle is accident free.

PROCEDURE:
Fill in the application form-1 (print here) and vehicle detail form-2 (print here) and also Scanned copy of Export Certificate (Yushutsu Masho) or Vehicle Registration certificate (Shakensho) by fax at 03-5481-1660 or send scanned copy by Email at
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Inspection Fee:
Following fee is based on inspection at major seaports in Japan. Additional visiting fee will be applied for inspection required other than seaport.

※The inspection report will be sent by Email attachment (PDF format).
※For hard copy additional JPY5,000 is required to send by speed courier.

For Inspection fee of Aircraft, Helicopter, Heavy Machinery and Vessel, contact us separately.

How to pay inspection fee: Payment from overseas countries is accepted by (1) Credit card (2) Bank transfer (wire transfer / telegraphic transfer). However payment within Japan is accepted by Bank transfer only.
For fee payment by credit card, click credit card icon at below:
Accepted Credit cards: Visa card, Master card, JCB card, American Express, Diners Card.

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The inspection fee is also accepted by Bank transfer (wire transfer / telegraphic transfer) at below Japanese Bank Account:

※Please note that bank remittance charges shall be paid by the applicant.
※Please note that Beneficiary Name must be printed in English language.

For account detail in Japanese language see below:
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