How Long Does a Japan Subway Card Last, Anyway?

Got a Suica or Pasmo card sitting in a desk drawer for your next visit to Japan? Here’s how long you have until it deactivates for good.

Unseen Japan
4 min readSep 21, 2023

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By Jay Allen

Japan subway card - Suica card

If you’ve traveled to Japan, chances are you still have a Suica, PASMO, or ICOCA card sitting in a desk drawer…

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