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360,000 in 62 Countries and Regions to Take the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test

The JLPT in 2012 (December) will be held on December 2.
This time, 360,000 applicants in 62 countries and areas will take the JLPT test.

-December 2012 JLPT-
1. Test Date:Sunday, December 2, 2012
2. Test Sites:201 cities in 61 countries and regions abroad, 42 prefectures in Japan
3. Test Levels: N1~N5
4. Number of Applicants:Over 356,000 people (Approximately 284,000 abroad and 73,000 in Japan)
・New countries for the JLPT:Iran, Israel
・New cities for the JLPT:Ann Arbor, Houston (U.S.A), Astana (Kazakhstan), Jerusalem (Israel), Perm (Russia), Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Tehran (Iran), and Aomori, Miyazaki (Japan)

"JLPT Can-do Self-Evaluation List" is now available.
The summary of the results of the JLPT in 2012 (July) is posted.
"Advantages of JLPT" is posted
"Test Results Announcement" page is now open. (For 2012 July test)
Data of the test in 2012 (July) is posted.
New sample questions are now available online ("Japanese-Language Proficiency Test Official Practice Workbook")
The summary of the results of the JLPT in 2011 (December) is posted.(updated with the final figures on June 27)
Data of the test in 2011 (December) is posted.
"List of Overseas Test Site Cities and Local Host Institutions" (the information of the July test in 2012) is updated.
"JLPT in 2011 (December) Understanding Score Report and Certificate of Proficiency" is posted.

Test Dates
  • First test: Sunday, July 7, 2024
  • Second test: Sunday, December 1, 2024
*Outside Japan, the test may be held only in July or December in some cities. Click here for the test schedule in your city.

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