Central Nippon Expressway

Important Notice

◆Regular Maintenance Notice◆ This webpage is unavailable from 0:00 AM to 2:00 AM on the second Tuesday of every month due to maintenance.

[Customer Notice]We are now accepting reservations.

Central Nippon Expressway Pass(CEP) is available now.
Hayatabi Mark
Arakurayama Sengen Park
Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Routes(World Heritage Site)
Gokayama(World Heritage Site)
Hida Beef, Echizen Gani (Crab),Tebasaki
Kiyomizu-dera(World Heritage Site)

The Central Nippon Expressway Pass (CEP) offers visitors a way to use the expressways in Central Japan at an inexpensive flat rate. By using an ETC (Electronic Toll Collection) system card provided by authorized rental vehicle companies, you will be able to pay expressway tolls without having to stop at tollgates. The CEP can also be used for expressways that are outside the designated area but require surcharges.

Eligible users
Having a non-Japanese passport or, in the case of Japanese citizens, having permanent residence in another country
Having a driver’s license that is valid in Japan
Usage Information
Safety Tips
  1. Safety Tips (Please read the following information carefully, when you apply for CEP.)
  2. Handling Expressway Emergencies & Breakdowns
  3. Snow & Winter Driving Guide
    For the “winter tires”, Please contact each Rent-A-Car shop when you have questions.
  4. National Forecast and Current Conditions
  5. Traffic Rules in Japan (For All Those Driving a Motor Vehicle in Japan)
    Provided by JAF(Japan Automobile Federation)