Don't forget to pay your road taxes on Okinawa by June 1

Don't forget to pay your road taxes on Okinawa by June 1

by Shoji Kudaka
Stripes Okinawa

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 Mobile Road Show for the road tax has been cancelled, base officials announced.

The Joint Service Vehicle Registration Office (JSVRO) will not accept in-person payments from SOFA members this year. Instead, Y-plate vehicle owners should make payments at their on-base insurance offices. A/Yellow Plate/Mini-Cars can process the payment at respective city hall offices. Payment must be made by June 1.

Take note, don’t forget to pay your road tax and get your new decal!

 

Road tax 202 information

Paying at the insurance office: (Y-plates only) Contact your local insurance office for verification of service. Fees must be paid in yen, bring original Japanese title and receive a Road Tax receipt upon payment.

Paying at city hall offices: (A/yellow-plates/mini-cars and motorcycles) - Fees must be paid in yen, bring original Japanese title and receive a Road Tax receipt upon payment.

 

Getting your decal:

All SOFA members must receive a 2020 Road Tax Decal from JSVRO.

Utilize the drive-thru lane at JSVRO Bldg 5638, Camp Foster with the following documents:

- 2020 Road Tax Receipt

- Original Japanese Title

- Valid JCI Policy

- Valid PDI (American Insurance) Policy

- Updated Military Registration.

*Due to COVID-19 measures, the deadlines for Road Tax payment and decal issuance may change.  Visit JSVRO website for further information or contact JSVRO staff at DSN 645-7481,

 

JSVRO website: https://www.mcbbutler.marines.mil/base-information/vehicle-registration/.

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