Translation of Driving License (for Bahraini Residents in Japan only)
To drive legally in Japan, you can switch your Bahraini driving license to a Japanese one. The Embassy of Bahrain to Japan issues an official translation upon your application.
*Note: The International Driving Permit (IDP) issued by Bahrain is NOT VALID in Japan.
• A completed Application Cover Page
• An original Bahraini driving license card (*IDP is invalid in Japan.)
• A valid passport copy
1) Submit all the requirements by visiting the embassy or by post.
Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain to Japan
Residence Viscountess #710,
1-11-36 Akasaka, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 107-0052 JAPAN
2) You will receive an original translation and your license back from the embassy by post after about a week.