JLPT 2014 (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 2014 (December)

Test Dates and Registration

Test Date: Sunday 07 December 2014

Registration ended at 1800hrs (6pm) on Thursday 02 October 2014.

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Test Venue

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Test Guide

Promotional Materials

JLPT 2014 (July)

The JLPT 2014 (July) took place on Sunday 06 July 2014. Good luck to all those who took the test!

Photo: The JLPT 2014 (July) team. Otsukaresamadeshita!

JLPT 2014 July - Test day

Test Results


The results for the JLPT 2014 (July) have been published online, available to view from Thursday 28 August until 1700hrs (5pm [JST]) on Wednesday 15 October.

You will need your 8-digit Online Results Notification Numerical 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 (July) will be posted sometime around early October 2014.

Past Test Data

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

Preparatory Classes

There are no preparatory classes offered at present at the JLPT Edinburgh Test Centre. This is under review for future tests.


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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