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.
Download the JLPT 2019 information leaflet
JLPT in Edinburgh July 2019
Exam Date: Sunday 7th July 2019
Venue: Paterson's Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ Campus map
Time: You will be asked to arrive at 1.00pm
Registrations: Online registrations are now closed.
JLPT Online Applications
The test centre has now reached capacity and is no longer able to accept new applications. The next JLPT session will take place in December.
Candidates requiring Special Testing Accommodations (STA) are asked to register for the JLPT NO LATER than Monday 1st of April, and to have the documentation attesting their need for special arrangements readily available.
Please contact the Test Centre before the deadline at email@example.com
Fees and Payment
The test fee is £85 for all levels.
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 2018 (July)
The JLPT 2018 (July) took place on Sunday 1 July 2018. Good luck to all those who took the test!
The results for the JLPT 2018 (July) will be available online until Wednesday 31 October 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 2018 (July) were posted out to all candidates at the beginning of September.
Past Test Data
Statistics for pasts tests can be viewed at the following link: Past Test Data