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The Japan Rail Pass is a special ticket available only to overseas travelers visiting Japan for sightseeing. Clients must qualify as being one of the following:
1)Foreign tourists visiting Japan from abroad for the purpose of sightseeing, with the status of "Temporary Visitor" (foreigners who are in Japan for other purposes, such as entertaining or teaching English, do not qualify for a Rail Pass).
2)Non-resident Japanese nationals who are qualified to live permanently in that country or are married to a non-Japanese residing in a country other than Japan.