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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 0730-1600.
Closed for Lunch 1130-1230.

The Government of Japan (GOJ) services Hours: Monday through Friday from 0900 to 1530.
Closed for lunch 1130-1230.
Closed Japanese holidays.
Final Inspector will be closed every Friday
Phone number: 645-7481, 645-3963Fax: 645-2405


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1. ROAD TAX PAYMENT.  The on-base 2020 Mobile Road Show events are cancelled.  

2. ROAD TAX OFFICE are no longer accepting SOFA members at their office for payment, due to COVID risk increase.

       Members may pay their 2020 Road Tax fees through the following means:

- INSURANCE OFFICE OPTION: Y Plated Vehicles can process payments at any on-base insurance offices. Please contact your local insurance office for verification of service. Members must bring fees in Yen and their original Japanese title, individuals will receive a Road Tax receipt upon payment.


- CITY HALL OFFICES: A/Yellow Plated/Mini-Cars and motorcycles must process their payments at their respective City Hall Office.  Members must bring fees in Yen and their original Japanese title, individuals will receive a Road Tax receipt upon payment.


3. DECAL ISSUANCE.  All SOFA members must receive a 2020 Road Tax Decal from JSVRO.  Members must bring their 2020 Road Tax payment receipts for JSVRO.

Please 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.  Please visit our website our official website for further information or Contact JSVRO staff members for any questions/inquiries 645-7481,