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Automobile Insurance

  • 28/10/2019
  • 09/04/2020

CALI's price and Shaken

In Japan, there are two legal obligations when owning cars. The one is to purchase Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance (CALI) and to pass Motor-vehicle Inspection (Sha-ken) every two years. You can find CALI's generic price in this article.

  • 15/10/2019
  • 26/03/2020

Applying for payout from CALI

If you become a traffic accident victim in Japan, we recommend to make self application for payout from CALI. The reason is self application is quicker to get part of compensation money.

  • 11/10/2019
  • 26/03/2020

How does car insurance work in Japan?

We explain an overview of how the average Japanese people compensate for car accident victims by using automobile insurance. In most of the cases, at-fault drivers compensate for victim's damages by using both Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance (CALI) and voluntary insurance.

  • 22/08/2019
  • 26/03/2020

Compulsory Automobile Liability Insurance

Purchasing primary insurance, so-called CALI, for your vehicle is legally mandatory in Japan. Almost all the victims in automobile accidents can get minimum compensation by CALI. Even if the at-fault driver didn't purchase CALI, there is a special insurance plan operated by the Japanese government.

  • 20/08/2019
  • 26/03/2020

Cost breakdown of CALI's payout for a dead victim

If an automobile accident victim was dead, CALI pays under JPY30,000,000 as compensation money to the bereaved family. However, CALI pays it out based on actual monetary loss. In this article, you can find what cost will be covered by the CALI's compensation.