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:
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 JLPT Official Website.
JLPT July 2018
Exam Date: Sunday 1 July 2018
Venue: Paterson's Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ
JLPT Online Applications
Applications for the JLPT July 2018 in Edinburgh are now closed.
Any applicants requiring Special Arrangements should contact the JLPT Edinburgh Test Centre by e-mail at email@example.com before making an application.
Fees and Payment
The test fee is GBP85.
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 2017 (December)
The JLPT 2017 (December) took place on Sunday 03 December 2017. Good luck to all those who took the test!
Photo: The JLPT 2017 (December) team. Otsukaresamadeshita!
The results for the JLPT 2017 (December) are available online until Friday 30 March 2018.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hardcopies of Score Reports and Test Certificates for the JLPT 2017 (December) were posted on 15th March 2018.
Past Test Data
Statistics for pasts tests can be viewed by clicking on the following link:
JLPT Edinburgh Test Centre
The University of Edinburgh
School of Literatures
Languages and Cultures
50 George Square