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What is the Tokyo Sightseeing Taxi Driver Certification System?

Tokyo Sightseeing Taxi Driver Certification

The Tokyo Hire-Taxi Association certifies drivers who can provide guiding services above a certain level as Tokyo Sightseeing Taxi Drivers.

We certify that the driver has obtained the following official certifications and completed all training.

東京シティガイド検定 合格証

Tokyo City Guide Examination

Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau
This is a pioneering system Tokyo put in place to develop people who can confidently provide guidance about the attractions of Tokyo.
写真:ユニバーサルドライバー研修

Universal driver training

National Welfare Transportation Service Association
This is training that develops taxi drivers who can understand and appropriately respond to the needs and special characteristics of the elderly and disabled, such as by smoothly communicating with them.

Tokyo Sightseeing Taxi Driver Certification Training

Tokyo Hire-Taxi Association
This is training that uses specialized texts and DVDs, lectures and role playing to teach the basic services, knowledge, manner of speaking and personal appearance necessary to be a sightseeing taxi driver.