JPT (Japanese Proficiency Test)

Test Registration procedure

Taking the Test in Japan

Test details

2020
Exam Test date Location Application
period
339th Sun,
Aug 23,
2020
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Nagoya
Jun 23,
2020 to
Jul 23,
2020
340th Sun,
Sep 20,
2020
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Nagoya
Jul 20,
2020 to
Aug 20,
2020
341th Sun,
Oct 18,
2020
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Nagoya
Aug 18,
2020 to
Sep 18,
2020
342th Sun,
Nov 29,
2020
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Nagoya
Sep 24,
2020 to
Oct 29,
2020
343th Sun,
Dec 27,
2020
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Nagoya
Oct 27,
2020 to
Nov 27,
2020

※There is a possibility of a reschedule, change of venue and or exam cancelation due to the state of social affairs. For more information, please contact our JPT committee.
※The result announcement will be 2 weeks after taking the exam. Test takers can view their test result on JPT APP.

Taking the Test overseas
2021
Exam Test date Location Application
period
346th Sun,
Jan 31,
2021
Tokyo,
Osaka
Nov 25,
2020 to
Dec 25,
2020
347th Sun,
Feb 21,
2021
Tokyo,
Aichi,
Tiba,
Kyoto
Dec 21,
2020 to
Jan 21,
2021
348th Sun,
Mar 21,
2021
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Kanagawa
Jan 22,
2021 to
Feb 22,
2021
349th Sun,
Apr 18,
2021
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Shizuoka
Feb 18,
2021 to
Mar 18,
2021
350th Sun,
May 16,
2021
Tokyo,
Fukuoka,
Hyogo
Mar 16,
2021 to
Apr 16,
2021
351th Sun,
Jun 20,
2021
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Aichi
Apr 20,
2021 to
May 20,
2021
352th Sun,
Jul 18,
2021
Tokyo,
Kanagawa,
Kyoto
May 18,
2021 to
Jun 18,
2021
353th Sun,
Aug 15,
2021
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Aichi
Jun 15,
2021 to
Jul 15,
2021
354th Sun,
Sep 12,
2021
Tokyo,
Tiba,
Hyogo
Jul 12,
2021 to
Aug 12,
2021
355th Sun,
Oct 17,
2021
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Fukuoka
Aug 17,
2021 to
Sep 17,
2021
356th Sun,
Nov 14,
2021
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Aichi,
Shizuoka
Sep 14,
2021 to
Oct 14,
2021
357th Sun,
Dec 26,
2021
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Kanagawa
Oct 26,
2021 to
Nov 26,
2021

※There is a possibility of a reschedule, change of venue and or exam cancelation due to the state of social affairs. For more information, please contact our JPT committee.
※The result announcement will be 2 weeks after taking the exam. Test takers can view their test result on JPT APP.

Taking the Test overseas

Test Day Schedule

Please be sure to read about the test day.

General Notes on Taking the Test
  1. Once you apply, we cannot change the date of exam, change the examinee or refund your fee.
  2. You are allowed to enter the test center once you have completed the registration form.
    Also, You can't take the exam without a form of ID.

    【Listed ID which you need】(it must be a valid photo ID that is issued in Japan.)
    Driver’s license, Student ID/ handbook, Passport (does not have to be issued in Japan), Individual Number Card, Basic Resident Registration Card, Foreign Resident Registration Card, Residence Card, Special Permanent Resident Certificate, Driver’s Record, A Valid Certificate for Physical or Mental Disabilities


    ※You must take the exam with one of the IDs listed above.Also, we do not refund you even if you can’t take exam caused by any reasons.
    ※Please bring an original ID, not copy one.
  3. Please make sure to turn off alarms and all other settings of such devices and turn off cellular phones and other electronic devices (e.g. audio player, PC, video game console, electronic dictionary, electronic organizer) in the test room.
  4. Smoking should be done at the designated smoking areas.(Some parts of the building in location are non-smoking, so please follow the instructions of the proctor at the testing location)
  5. No food or drinks allowed in the test room.
  6. Please make sure to bring wristwatch as there is no clock in the room during test administration.
  7. The following actions are prohibited at the test centers:
    • If you fail to follow the directions below, engage in any of the prohibited acts, your answers will not be scored and you will be disqualified from taking the JPT Test for a certain period of time.
    1. All acts that can be considered photography, video recording, audio recording,and copying
    2. Writing outside of the designated space on answer sheets or on a test book or other materials.
    3. Removing a test book and/or answer sheets from the test room by any means and/or disclosure of test question contents
    4. Reproduction of test question content by any means in whole or in part (not limited to Japanese) in a state available for browsing or listening by the general public via Internet, TV, radio, e-mail, documents, lectures or any other possible means
    5. Acts of taking the test with help from others
      • Cheating
      • Taking the test in place of a registered test taker
      • Offering or receiving assistance during the test
      • Taking the test fraudulently and any other acts that are considered dishonest
    6. Acts of taking the test over the designated testing time
      • Looking through test content before the test start time or answering questions after the test finishes.
    7. Acts of sabotage (acts of violence, damage to property…etc.,)
Responses to violations
  1. If you engage in any of the prohibited acts as above, or if any question arises about the validity of your answers, the following measures may be result:
    • Warning from proctor dismissal from the test site during the test
    • Check of belongings
    • Your answers will not be scored
    • Disqualification from taking test
    • Cancellation of test scores
  2. Proctors may walk around the test room to maintain an appropriate test environment and to check if any prohibited acts occur.
Cancellation or Discontinuation of Test

We may cancel or discontinue the test if events outside are out of our control (e.g. earthquake, tsunami, other natural disasters, strike, an outbreak of infectious disease) cause difficulty in securing the test centers, blackouts or other circumstances, such as disorder related to transportation, communication, or distribution. If the exam is not carried out, we will carry forward to the next public test. Candidates who do not wish to take a take-over examination can request a full refund of the exam fee.  We assume no responsibility for any inconvenience, cost (except test fee) and other personal losses incurred by test takers due to cancellation or postponement of test administration.

Test Registration Procedure

To apply for exams, a dedicated application is required. Please download the application.

※This picture will be used for the transcript.It cannot be changed after applying.
※Regarding the dress code: We recommend wearing suits or other formal attire for the photo.
※If we can not identify your picture, you will not receive your registration for JPT. We do not accept pictures that have masks or caps, images that is too small, and passport or other ID cards.

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"JPT APP" is the official mobile app. The app offers 24/7 mobile access to register for tests, view scores, and request score certificates.
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