Japanese Language Proficiency Test
About the Japanese Language Proficiency Test
In the UK the test is administered by the SOAS Japan Research Centre (and separately at Cardiff University, University of Edinburgh and University of Leicester) on behalf of the Japan Foundation.
The JLPT is an internationally recognised qualification for non-native speakers, sponsored by the Japan Foundation. In the UK the test is administered by the SOAS Japan Research Centre on behalf of the Japan Foundation. Please visit the official JLPT website by the Japan Foundation for general information.
Japanese Language Proficiency Test in London, July 2023
The application form has closed now. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
The next JLPT test will be in December.
Japanese Language Proficiency Test in London, December 2023
The application opening date hasn't been announced yet so please check this page for the announcement.
Fees and payment
- Fee: £100
You will be directed to make your payment once you have completed the online application form (Payment links will be available after you have completed the form).
No refund will be given (no transfer to another test can be made either) under any circumstances once payment has been accepted, unless cancellation is made by the Japan Foundation, the Japan Education Exchanges and Services or the Japan Research Centre at SOAS University of London.
The Japanese Language Proficiency Test Guide
- Download the JLPT Test Guide July 2023 (PDF)
The test Guide is just for your information. Please note that there is no need to print out the form in the Guide and hand it in person. The application for JLPT in London is done only via online form.
Please contact us should you have any queries.
- Email at the SOAS JLPT Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Follow us on Twitter @soasjlpt