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first name on order form

First name on order form

The order form asks for my first name as in passport. My passport has two names in the "given names" section (although I never use the second one). When booking flights I always only need to fill in the first name, is this the same for ordering a Japan Rail Pass or do I need to fill in both names?


Hi there,

If there's space enough for two names you could fill them in both. Otherwise put in your first name. The JR exchange process is not as strict as airline ticket. However do make sure that the info you put in matches your passport exactly.

Hope this helps!

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