Vehicle registration On base
Take all the info to the Vehicle Registration Office (VRO, across from Fleet Theater) including endorsement from Housing office/Navy Lodge/BOQ (You need to have done housing brief by now.)
Take endorsement to City Hall, Yokosuka and get temp plates (~Y750) if needed. (If transferring ownership from an individual, the permanent plates can transfer to the new owner.)
Get on-base temporary parking pass from VRO.
Back to VRO to get paperwork to take to Yokohama Land Transportation Office (LTO)—recommend looking in back of Seahawk paper for people who will do this for about $25.
Take all info to LTO (including temp. base parking pass) and car to get plates.
Take temp. plates back to City Hall.
Final vehicle registration with VRO & base pass issued. Off base
Have copy of signed lease agreement & take to VRO. VRO will let you know which police station to go to.
Go to City Hall and get temp plates if needed.
Go to appropriate police station and apply to get parking space at your home inspected, which takes about 3 to 5 days to process. (Application may be denied if your car is too big to fit into your space.)
Go back to police station on appointed day and get parking sticker issued (Y600).
Go back to VRO and get appropriate paperwork for LTO.
Get plates from LTO and return temp plates to City Hall if applicable.
Get final vehicle registration from VRO & base pass issued.