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Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler


Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler

  Vehicle Registration Office
Joint Services Vehicle Registration Office
We serve all Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) personnel assigned to bases and units in Okinawa, Japan. This includes all military, Department of Defense (DoD) Civilians, DoD Contractors, and their authorized dependents. The purpose of this website is to assist you in all matters pertaining to vehicle registration, inspection, and safety standards in accordance with Japanese laws, U.S. Forces Japan Instructions and Marine Corps Installations Pacific Orders pertaining to MCIPAC facilities and area in Okinawa, Japan.

Location: Camp Foster building 5638

Our office hours: Monday through Friday from 0730 to 1630

The Government of Japan (GOJ) services Hours: Monday through Friday from 0900 to 1530. Closed Japanese holidays and during lunch from1130 to 1300. Final Inspector will be closed every Friday Phone number: 645-7481, 645-3963Fax: 645-2405

E-mail: jsvro.mcbb.fct@usmc.mil

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Joint Services Vehicle Registration Office Announcement of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure upgrades and closure:

23 Oct 17- Recommended last day to apply for temporary license plates for inspections/repair purposes.

25 Oct 17 - Recommended last day for initial inspections and completion of vehicle transfers.


From 25 Oct 17 to 21 Feb 18- JSVRO will be undergoing IT infrastructure upgrades.  The construction will be conducted during normal working hours, we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


The JSVRO will be closed 27 - 31 Oct 17 In support of the upgrade.  This includes all SOFA and Non-SOFA services, Automobile License Plate Association (ALPA), GoJ Inspector, AAFES Inspector services. Normal services will resume at 0730, 1 Nov 17.

Any questions or concerns please call JSVRO at 645-4072/4073 or visit our web site for locations dates and times at: http://www.mcbbutler.marines.mil/BaseInformation/VehicleRegistration.aspx