Asian Studies

About the JLPT

The JLPT is an internationally recognised qualification for non-native speakers of Japanese.

Japanese-Language Proficiency Test

The JLPT is an internationally recognised qualification for non-native speakers of Japanese, sponsored by:

Japan Foundation

Japan Educational Exchanges and Services

 

In the UK, the test is administered on behalf of the Japan Foundation by three separate institutions:

  • JLPT Edinburgh Test Centre, The University of Edinburgh

SOAS Language Centre, University of London

School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University 

New 5-Level Format

A new 5-level JLPT format (N1, N2, N3, N4 and N5) replaced the old 4-level JLPT format (Level 1-4) in 2010. A new mid-level test (N3) has been added to bridge the gap between the old Level 2 and Level 3 tests.

For further information please refer to the link below:

JLPT Official Website

 

JLPT 2017 (July)

Test Dates and Registration

Exam date: Sunday 02 July 2017

Registration: Now closed

 

Special Arrangements

 

Any applicants requiring Special Arrangements should contact the JLPT Edinburgh Test Centre by e-mail at jlpt@ed.ac.uk before making an application.(By Friday 31 March)

 

Test Venue

Paterson's Land

 

Fees and Payment

GBP75.00

You will be directed to make your payment upon completion of the online application form.

No refund will be given under any circumstances once payment has been accepted, unless cancellation is made by the Japan Foundation, the Japan Education Exchanges and Services or The University of Edinburgh.

 

JLPT 2016 (December)

The JLPT 2016 (December) took place on Sunday 04 December 2016. Good luck to all those who took the test!

 

Test Results

The results for the JLPT 2016 (December) is now published online, available to view until the 30th of March 2017.

JLPT Result Cheker

You will need your 8-digit Online Results Notification Numberical Password you created when you completed your application form as well as your Examinee Registration Number. If you require a reminder for your online password then please contact jlpt@ed.ac.uk.

Hardcopies

Hardcopies of Score Reports and Test Certificates for the JLPT 2016 (December) have been sent now. If you don't receive your report by the end of April 2017, please contact us.

 

Past Test Data

Statistics for pasts tests can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

Past Test Data

 

FAQ

JLPT Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Us

JLPT Edinburgh Test Centre

The University of Edinburgh

School of Literatures

Languages and Cultures

50 George Square

Edinburgh

EH8 9LH

United Kingdom

E-mail: jlpt@ed.ac.uk