Japan Rail Pass
What is JR Pass?
The Japan Rail Pass offers an incredibly economical way to travel throughout Japan by rail. However, some restrictions do apply. The pass is not
valid for any seats, reserved or non-reserved on “NOZOMI” and “MIZUHO” trains on the Tokaido, Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen lines. An exchange order has to be purchased before you go to Japan, as it is only available for sale outside of Japan.

Who is eligible?

jr passYou will be eligible to purchase the JR Rail Pass if you meet one of the following conditions:

1. Foreign tourist visiting Japan from overseas for sightseeing, under the entry status of “Temporary Visitor”.

• Only those with their passports bearing the stamp of a “Temporary Visitor” can qualify for the Japan Rail Pass.

2. A Japanese national living in a foreign country
(a) Is qualified to live permanently in that country
(b) Is married to a non-Japanese residing in a country other than Japan.

Note: Those who meet the above stated conditions must produce relevant documents at the point of purchase of the JR Pass.

Those meeting condition (b) must provide written proof of the following:
• That they are married to a non-Japanese
• That their spouse is living outside Japan


H.I.S. is an official nominated JR pass sales agent !
Book with us to enjoy the following benefits :
• Attractive exchange rates
• Instant issuance of rail passes (collection on the spot)


Prices for the All Japan 7D JR Pass start from $356*
*Prices fluctuate according to exchange rate.
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*With minimum purchase of S$300 or more, otherwise delivery charges start from S$3/pass (local registered mail only).
*H.I.S. bears no responsibilities for any lost or damaged mail.
We also offer the following rail passes for sale :
JR Region
Type of Passes
All Japan Nationwide Pass
Ordinary Car - 7 / 14 / 21-Day
Green Car - 7 / 14 / 21-Day
JR Hokkaido
3 / 5 / 7-Day Pass
Flexi 4-Day Pass
JR East
Tohoku Area (Flexi 5-day)
Nagano, Niigata Area (Flexi 5-day)
JR East-South Hokkaido Area (Flexi 6-day)
Tohoku-South Hokkaido Area (Flexi 5-day)
JR Central
Takayama-Hokuriku Area Pass (5-Day)
Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Pass (5-Day)
Alpine-Takayama-Matsumoto Area Pass (5-Day)
Mt Fuji-Shizuoka Area Pass (3-Day)
JR West
Kansai Area Pass (1 / 2 / 3 / 4-Day)
Kansai Wide Area Pass (5-Day)
Sanyo-San'in Area Pass (7-Day)
Kansai-Hiroshima Area Pass (5-Day)
Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass (5-Day)
Okayama-Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass (5-Day)
Kansai Hokuriku Area Pass (7-Day)
Hokuriku Area Pass (4-Day)
San'in Okayama Area Pass (4-Day)
Setouchi Area Pass (5-Day)
Sanyo-San'in Northern Kyushu Pass (7-Day)
Tokyo-Osaka Hokuriku Arch Pass (7-Day)
JR Shikoku
3 / 4 / 5 / 7-Day Pass
JR Kyushu
All Kyushu Area (3 / 5-Day)
Northern Kyushu Area (3 / 5-Day)
Southern Kyushu Area (3-Day)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Does the price fluctuate with the exchange rate ?
A: Yes, it does. Kindly give us a call to check on the price beforehand.
If you have visited this page before, please refresh / press F5 as your device might be reflecting an older version of this page with outdated price.

Q: Can I pay in Japanese Yen (JPY)?
A: Unfortunately, Japanese Yen payment is not accepted.
HIS only accepts payment in local currency, Singapore Dollars (SGD).

Q: Can I get a discount if I buy 10 or XXX number of passes?
A: As per the Japan Railways Group’s regulations, discounts are strictly not permitted. Any agency offering you a discount is in violation of JR pass sales regulations. HIS offers very competitive prices for all JR passes. And with over 300 offices in Japan alone, you can approach us for assistance in Singapore and in Japan.

Q: What do I have to provide to make a booking ?
A: We will only require the names of all the passengers as per how it is spelt in the passport.
You may purchase on behalf of your friends as well if you have their exact names.
Names on the JR passes must match passport names exactly, HIS will not be responsible if you are unable to exchange your pass due to wrong name given to us.

If you are holding a Japanese passport, you will also have to bring written proof of permanent residency in a foreign country, or marriage certificate to a foreigner not residing in Japan (not holding a Japanese passport).

Q: How long in advance do I have to make a booking for the JR Pass ?
A: As the exchange orders are only valid for 3 months after date of issuance, you will only be able to make purchases at most 3 months before arrival in Japan. HIS is able to issue the passes INSTANTLY, so you can even purchase the pass from our store on your departure day!

Q: Can I make seats reservations for trains here ?
A: Unfortunately, you can only reserve your seats when you are in Japan, at the green window (Midori no madoguchi) ticket offices in JR Stations.

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