Japan Automobile federation

JAF's membership categories

Categories Individual membership Family membership Corporate membership
First vehicle Additional vehicles
Definition Under the name of individual member Under the name of family members who live in a same household as or share a living with an Individual member Under the name of legal entity
Fees Joining fee 2,000Yen Exempt 2,000Yen Exempt
Membership Subscription fee 4,000Yen / year 2,000Yen / year 2,000Yen / year Exempt
Annual fee per vehicle subscription Not applicable (See below) 2,000Yen / year
Services Nomination of the vehicle for Road Service Not necessary Necessary
Road Service
(The vehicle stated on the membership card)
Membership Services *
Magazine Subscription*    
Service Guide booklet *    
Obtaining a Motor sports License      
Temporary suspension of membership subscription      
Obtaining a JAF Card (membership card with credit function)      
Privilege for longstanding member      

Remarks * : Only available in Japanese.
Remarks : Discount is applicable for 2, 3, or 5-year lump-sum subscription and payment by automatic debiting system. Contact our branch offices for details.
Remarks : These fees will be exempted on condition that the name and address of the legal entities which own the additional vehicles is identical with those of the entity that owns the first vehicle.

The applicants for Corporate members must register the registry numbers or vehicle numbers of their vehicles in advance.Only those vehicles with registered the registry numbers or vehicle numbers printed on the membership card are eligible for JAF’s road services at member rates.
The applicants for individual membership who pay their annual membership fee in 2-year or 3-year lump-sum get a 1,000 yen discount on their joining fee. Joining fee is completely exempted for those who pay their subscription fee in 5-year lump sum.
The applicants for Individual members arrange to pay their annual membership fee from the second year on by automatic debiting system get a 500 yen discount from the joining fee.
* Not valid in combination with the lump-sum discount from the joining fee
See the Membership Regulations

How to Join JAF

1. At JAF counters across Japan
2. On the Internet (Credit card application)
3. At automobile dealers and JAF agents across Japan

For details on application options other than those shown above, view FAQ (available in Japanese only) on JAF's website or call JAF Customer Service Center at the number shown below.

Change of Address and Other Procedures

View FAQ (available in Japanese only) on JAF's website or call JAF Customer Service Center at the number shown below.

You can also get the information regarding JAF partner facilities, membership events, motor sports schedule, and membership procedures at:

JAF Customer Service Center
Tel: 0570-00-2811
∗If you can't get thorough to it, call the following number.
Tel: 048-840-0036
♦Open Hours
   Weekdays: 9:00∼19:00
   Saturdays/Sundays/National holidays/Year-end and New Year period:

Menbership Services


Services for Members Traveling Abroad

Advisory Service on Automobile Travel

photo1 Advisory service on automobile travel for members: JAF offers information on model driving courses and information related to automobile travel (only available in Japanese).
Advisory service on cars for members: JAF issues a leaflet that contains various tips on cars, titled “JAF’s Advice on This and That about Cars” (only available in Japanese).

Motor sports

As Japan's national motor sports authority in four-wheeled vehicles approved by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), JAF formulates various regulations, issues motor sports licenses, grants permission on competitive organizations, arbitrates conflicts, and conducts other activities for the sound development of motor sports in the country. JAF members (Individual members) can obtain a motor sports license by attending the accredited lecture classes. photo2

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