Purchase an Exchange Order before you come to Japan
You need to purchase a JR Pass Exchange Order from an authorized sales agent in the US prior to your arrival in Japan. JTB USA is one of a few authorized sales agents for Japan's National Railway Group and offers a full selection of rail pass options. * Don't forget that the JR Pass cannot be purchased inside Japan
Present your Exchange Order and obtain your JR Pass after you arrive in Japan
Upon arrival in Japan, you need to turn in the Exchange Order to receive your JR Pass at a JAPAN RAIL station that has a JR Pass exchange office.
Let's use the Japan Rail Pass!
Japan Rail Pass will be available, rail, bus ferry, operated by JR.