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International Services

  • Using overseas

    GLOBAL PASSPORT

    GLOBAL PASSPORT is a service that lets you connect to overseas carrier networks and use telephone, mail, internet, and other services with no additional applications or charges.

    GLOBAL PASSPORT

    Using overseas (Wi-Fi)

    Smooth Wi-Fi communications in more than 100 overseas countries and regions!
    No application necessary! Just change to overseas mode by using a specialized app (au Wi-Fi connection tool) and you can use the service!

    au Wi-fi SPOT

    For customers who will go to the United States for an extended period due to overseas assignment, business trip or study

    The "KDDI Mobile" service offered by KDDI America, Inc. is recommended for customers staying in America for an extended period of time. You can apply before departing at au shops nationwide.

    KDDI Mobile

  • Calling overseas

    001 for International Calls (au International Calling Service)

    "Calling overseas" is a service that enables any of our customers to easily make international calls from their current au phone without the need for extra procedures.You can use the free call time included in your au rate plan when using 001 for International Calls.

    au International Calling Service

    Plan W

    Rate plan for users who frequently make international calls.

    Plan W

    International SMS

    A text message can be sent from an au mobile phone to a phone number of a local mobile phone overseas.
    You can use the free call time included in your au rate plan for international SMS.

    international SMS

Notes

  • Make sure to check here if you want to use an au mobile phone at your overseas travel destination

Before leaving Japan (in japanese only)

Phone numbers for inquiries from outside Japan

  • Travel information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. This website lists important information for overseas countries and regions to ensure safe travel and stays.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan: Overseas Travel Safety Website

  • Smartphone use
  • Some applications may send/receive data even when a user does not operate the device. Subscription to a packet communications flat-rate service is recommended.
  • Flat-rate packet communication services for domestic communications are not applicable to packet communications made overseas.
  • It is recommended to turn the data roaming function OFF if you do not use packet communications.

Service area and rate tables (PDF)(in Japanese only)

Tables of GLOBAL PASSPORT CDMA/GSM service areas and rates can be viewed in the PDF files below. Print them out and take them with you when you travel.

4G LTE smartphone/tablet users

3G smartphone(including iPhone 4S)/au mobile phone users

KDDI Super World Card

photo: KDDI Super World Card

KDDI Super World Card, the convenient international prepaid calling card usable in Japan or overseas --- check here for internet card number purchasing, usage instructions, and price information.

KDDI Super World Card

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