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Can I pre-purchase the JR rail pass while waiting for my passport?

Swimshellyfish
Swimshellyfish
over 1 year ago
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Due to a nationwide issue in the US, many passports are delayed until a few days before travel. Am I able to pay for a rail pass now without my passport number and provide it when I arrive to get the pass in Japan? If not, how late can I purchase one before my trip? I am already two weeks away from travel.

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Daniel-san
18892 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert

Hi there,

We only need your First & Last name, as on your passport. Your passport will be checked once you arrive in Japan and it is no problem to order this ahead of time.

Kind regards,
Daniel


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