Driver Education Course

Driver Education Course

This class is for first time drivers who do not have a stateside driver’s license. This is a blended course with 25 hours of prerequisite online training, 14 hours of classroom training, followed by 6 hours of instructor supervised driving.

  • Class Location: NAF Atsugi, MWR Library, 2nd Floor, Bldg. 949
  • Schedule: August 14-16 (15:30 to 20:00) & August 17-18 (0800-1700/ Driving).

 

STEPS FOR OBTAINING OPERATOR’S PERMIT FOR CIVILIAN VEHICLE (USFJ FORM 4EJ) / SOFA LICENSE

 

STEP 1

Obtain Student Operator’s Permit by attending a Driver Safety Class at the military base you are assigned to in Japan. (Camp Zama – Every Tuesday, Bldg. 102, 263-4810) (NAF Atsugi–Every Tuesday, Bldg. 146, Room 109, 264-3794)

 

STEP 2

Complete 25-hour ONLINE Nebraska AAA Driver Safety Course. Course fee is $40. Register here

 

STEP 3 

Register for Driver Education Course at Tours & Travel office (Bldg.978). Fee is $300.

Note: You must have your Learner’s Permit (Step 1) and online course certificate (Step 2) with you when you visit the Tours & Travel Office (Bldg. 978) to register for the Driver Education Course.

 

STEP 4

Complete Driver Education Course in person at  NAF Atsugi, MWR Library, 2nd Floor, Bldg. 949. See schedule at the top of the page. 

 

STEP 5

Make an appointment to take a driving test on the military installation you are assigned to.

  • Camp Zama Motor Pool: 263-4679
  • NAF Atsugi License Examiner: 264-3794

 

Note: You will need a completion certificate from the in-person course to take your driving test. For questions please contact Keith at the Tours & Travel Office 264-3770/3786 / keith.w.hileman.naf@us.navy.mil