JLPT 2015 (July) Poster

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

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

  • JLPT Edinburgh Test Centre, The University of Edinburgh

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 2015 (July)

Test Dates and Registration

Test Date: Sunday 05 July 2015

Registration ended at 1800hrs (6pm) on Friday 10 April 2015

Test Venue

The test venue for all test levels (N1-N5) of the JLPT 2015 (July) is:

Moray House School of Education

The University of Edinburgh

Paterson’s Land

Holyrood Road (enter from St. John Street)




Details on travelling to the English Language Teaching Centre can be found through our Test Venue page accessible from the link below:

Fees and Payment

JLPT 2015 (July) Test Fee: £75.00 for each level

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.

Test Guide

Promotional Materials

JLPT 2104 (December)

The JLPT 2014 (December) took place on Sunday 07 December 2014. Good luck to all those who took the test!

Photo: The Edinburgh JLPT Test Centre team. Otsukaresamadeshita!

JLPT 2014 July - Test day

Test Results


The results for the JLPT 2014 (December) have been published online and are available to view from the afternoon of 29 January 2015 until 5pm on 31 March 2015.

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.

You can view your test results by clicking on the following link:


Hardcopies of Score Reports and Test Certificates for the JLPT 2014 (December) were sent out at the end of February 2015. If you have yet to receive these then please contact us at jlpt@ed.ac.uk.

Past Test Data

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

Preparatory Classes

JLPT Edinburgh Test Centre will be offering a short preparatory course based on the N3 level of the proficiency test. For details on how to sign up, please follow the link below:


Contact Us

JLPT Edinburgh Test Centre, The University of Edinburgh, School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures, 50 George Square, Undergraduate Office, Edinburgh, EH8 9LH, United Kingdom


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