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About Enrollment About Enrollment

After confirming the prices and the discounts, next comes the application process.
Complete the requirements needed and come to our school before the enrollment day.

Requirements for Enrollment

  • Enrollment Application form

    Enrollment
    Application form

  • Glasses or contact lenses

    Glasses or contact
    lenses

  • Seal

    Seal

  • 1 Residence certificate (Juuminhyou)

    1 Residence
    certificate
    (Juuminhyou)

    With family registration (honsekikisai) and without a my- number written on it.

  • Personal Identification documents

    Personal
    Identification
    documents

    Health insurance card, driver’s license, my- number card, passports etc.

  • 親権者同意書

    Guardian’s Consent
    Form

    For minor applicants

  • 運転免許証

    Driver’s License

    For those who have a driver’s license and 2 passcodes of their license. For those who don’t remember their passcodes, they are required to submit a residence certificate.

About Payments/ Loans

  • Payment by Cash

    Payment by Cash

    Please pay in full during application or until the enrollment day. Please consult us ahead if you wish to pay by installment (only for regular vehicle plans).

  • Payment by Credit Card

    Payment by Credit Card

    Payment is done during application or until the enrollment day. You can use VISA card and Master Card in our school.

  • Payment by Loan

    Payment by Loan

    We have forms for loans so feel free to consult us. Epos Card (stock) cooperates to provide convenient loans (unten menkyo credit) for you. However, it takes 2 to 3 days of processing so please consult us earlier.

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Steps to attain a driver's license

①During Application
Application

It’s EASY via website! Make a temporary application!

You can do direct application at SOHGOH even without an application via website.

Temporary Application >
入校

Come to SOHGOH for the enrollment application

②Lessons start [1st Stage]
 Lecture Classes

Learn basic knowledge thru lecture classes

* Classes expiration period is 9 months, which will start when you take the first class.
Driving Skills Classes

Driving for the first time make me nervous!

Steps for the 2nd stage

For those who have a difficulty with Japanese language, you may take this exam in English at the License Center.

③Passed the Temporary License Exam! Road course lessons [ 2nd stage] starts
Lecture classes

You will learn applied knowledge for deeper understanding.

Driving skills lessons

You will drive on actual roads with an instructor.

Highway Lessons

Drive in a highway for the first time!

* Lessons will be done with a simulator for reasons like bad weather condition or highway regulations.

Mini- bike lessons (optional lessons)

Take these lessons if you want to drive a mini- bike in the future!

* Mini-bike lessons are optional, so there is a separate fee to take these lessons.

卒業検定に合格!卒業式

Passed the Graduation Exam!
Graduation Ceremony

The expiration period of the Graduation Certificate is 1 year from the day you took the Graduation Exam. It is best to take the Main License Written Exam at the License Center as early as possible.

After Graduation, take the Main License Written Exam at the test site!

Pass

Enrollment Day

Time table

Day time (morning) Day time (afternoon) Night time
1
8:30-9:20 (Peak seasons only)
5
12:30-13:20
10
17:40-18:30
2
9:30-10:20
6
13:30-14:20
11
18:40-19:30
3
10:30-11:20
7
14:30-15:20
12
19:40-20:30
4
11:30-12:20
8
15:30-16:20
9
16:30-17:20
  • Tuesday…9:30~
  • Thursday…17:30~
  • Saturday…13:30~
  • Public Holiday…9:30~

●Please come 10 minutes earlier than the above time during enrollment day
●Please finish your application at least a day before your enrollment day.

The least number of lessons per stage
and the enrollment conditions

および入校条件

Vehicle type License in
possession
Lecture classes
(periods)
Driving skills
class (periods)
Class
expirat-
ion
period
Period
of
taking
Exams
Age Vision Color vision
1st
stage
2nd
stage
1st
stage
2nd
stage
Right
eye
Left
eye
Both
eyes
Regular
vehicle
MT
No license・specialized small vehicle・mini- bike 10 16 15 19 9
months
3
months
18 and above 0.3 0.3 0.7 Color
distinction
Ability Red・
Yellow・Blue
Motorbike - 2 13 19
Regular
vehicle
AT
No license・specialized small vehicle・mini- bike 10 16 12 19
Motorbike - 2 10 19