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.

Please keep checking for details of JLPT 2015 (July).

Test Venue

The test venue for all test levels (N1 - N5) of the JLPT 2014 (December) is:

English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC)

The University of Edinburgh

Paterson's Land

Holyrood Road (enter from St. John Street)




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 deadline for viewing the online results of the JLPT 2014 (July) has now passed. The results of the upcoming December test will be available in due course. Please keep checking for further details.


Hardcopies of Score Reports and Test Certificates for the JLPT 2014 (July) were sent out in mid-October 2014. 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

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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