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Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)

About the JLPT

The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is largest-scale Japanese language test in the world. Since 1984, the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services have continued to offer the JLPT as a reliable means of evaluating the Japanese proficiency of non-native speakers. The JLPT is widely recognised across corporate and government sectors as a benchmark for proficiency measurement, and is also a strong motivator for students of Japanese language.

In 2018, the JLPT will be offered in Australia in both July and December in selected cities.

For further information about tests held in other countries, please refer to this list of overseas test sites.

Applications for 2018 July JLPT

The JLPT will be offered in Brisbane and Canberra on Sunday 1 July 2018.

Application period: 9am, 21 February  – 5pm, 4 April 4 2018 (AEST)

Please click on the relevant city below to register.

Results for the 2017 December JLPT

Results of the 2017 December JLPT (Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney) are scheduled to be available online from January 24 (Wed) 10:00am (Japan Time) to March 31 (Sat) 17:00 (Japan Time).

To access your results online, you will need:

  1. Your examinee registration number (found on your Test Voucher which was emailed to you around the end of October/early November)
  2. Your eight digit passcode (your passcode can be viewed on your registration confirmation email which was sent by Eventbrite immediately after you registered and paid)

Please visit the website below and follow the prompts to access your results.

http://www.jlpt.jp/e/guideline/results_online.html

If you are unable to access your results, please try again later as the server may be busy.

Results will also be posted in March to the address provided during registration.

JLPT 2018 Locations in Australia

July 1, 2018

Application period: 21 February – 4 April

Deadlines & Important Dates (2018)

Test Voucher sent by email

late May (TBC)

Test date

July 1 (Sunday)

Online scores available

Late August (TBC)

Postal results

From October (TBC)
If you fail to inform us of changes to your postal address by the time of postage, then you risk misdelivery of your results.

Test Voucher

Early November (TBC)

Test date

December 2 (Sunday)

Online scores available

February 2019 (TBC)

Postal results

From March 2019 (TBC)
If you fail to inform us of changes to your postal address by the time of postage, then you risk misdelivery of your results.

Test Guide

You must read the JLPT Test Guide before submitting your application.

July 2018 Test Guide
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