Car Leasing for Japanese Citizens Moving to America
If you're relocating to the U.S. from Japan and need to lease a car, we're here to help. We are the leading global source of auto leasing and financing programs direct from manufacturer and can help you lease a car in America, even if you have no credit history yet.
Whether you're coming from Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Fukuoka, Okinawa Island or anywhere in between, if you'll be in America for an extended period of time, you're going to need a car. And we can help those who have no credit too. Learn about buying cars in the U.S. without a social security number. Financing, insurance, taxes and costs are all things that need to be considered that we'll help you with. And it is best to get help with this process since you're moving a very long distance from Asia to North America.
Our factory-backed financing programs feature low rates and are designed to get you approved. And we have a huge selection of cars for Japanese expats to choose from.
How Can a Japanese Citizen Rent or Lease a Car in the U.S.?
Japanese citizens can lease a car in the U.S. just like any other expat. And it's a good idea to set things up in advance of your move if possible. We understand that trying to lease an automobile or truck as an international citizen can seem daunting. However, leasing (or buying) a car in the U.S. is actually relatively easy with us. We can help with the entire process, from choosing the vehicle and financing it to insuring it and picking it up. The first step is to contact us.
Things Japanese Citizens Should Consider When Planning their Move to the U.S.
The language and culture of Japan and America are very different. Here are a few tips to keep in mind if you're going to be a Japanese expat living in the U.S.
- You’ll need a visa, see https://jp.usembassy.gov/visas/immigrant-visas/
- Make sure your passport is currently valid
- American culture can be less formal than Japanese culture.
- Visit US Citizenship and Immigration Services website for more information
0 - 1 year - Rentals in the U.S.
Our rentals provide maximum flexibility if you shorten or extend your stay. Tailored for expatriates, our low vehicle financing rates always include the insurance you'll need in the U.S. If you're a student just planning on studying in the U.S. for a semester or two for example, this might be ideal.
1 - 3 years - Leases in the U.S.
As a person from Japan coming to America, leasing can be your lowest monthly-payment alternative, and you’ll have the option to extend or purchase your car lease at the end of the lease if your stay is prolonged.
Resources for Japaneses Leasing a Vehicle in the U.S.
- Japanese Immigration - FoundSF
- Relocating to the U.S.
- The History of Japanese Immigration to the United States
- Japan vs. United States - Country Comparison
- 15 Subtle Differences Between Japan & The US
- Driving in the U.S. is Unique. Get Ready to Drive “American Style”
- Financing vs. Leasing
- Buy, Lease or Rent?