SOAS University of London

SOAS Language Centre

Japanese Language Proficiency Test

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In the UK the test is administered by SOAS Language Centre, University of London (and separately at Cardiff University and the University of Edinburgh) on behalf of the Japan Foundation.

What is the Japanese Language Proficiency Test?

The JLPT is an internationally recognised qualification for non-native speakers, sponsored by the Japan Foundation. In the UK the test is administered by SOAS Language Centre, University of London, on behalf of the Japan Foundation. Please visit the official JLPT website by Japan Foundation for general information.

See our JLPT FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions.

JLPT in London

JLPT July 2019

Exam day: Sunday the 7th, July 2019
Venue: The Russell Square campus, SOAS University of London
Time: You will be asked to arrive by 13:00.  Please see the timetable below.
Fees: Please see the section below

JLPT July 2019 London timetable

Timetable differs if you are under special arrangements.

▶ To people who applied for JLPT July 2019 in London, please be aware;

  • You cannot change your level. 
  • Due to our regulation, cancellation and postponement are NOT possible, and the fee is NOT refundable under any circumstances.
  • Your test voucher and further information will be sent by email when the test day approaches.

Fees and Payment

Please make your payment via the online link which will appear once you submit your online application.The test fee is £85 for all levels.No refund will be available under any circumstances once your payment has been accepted unless cancellation is made by the Japan Foundation or SOAS. Read the Test Guide (download from the section below) for the terms and conditions of the JLPT exam.

The JLPT Test Guide

Download the JLPT Test Guide July 2019 (pdf; 9mb) .

The test Guide is just for your information.  Please note that there is no need to print out and fill in the form (application/ the test voucher) found inside the guide. 

The application for JLPT in London is done only via online form.

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