JPT (Japanese Proficiency Test)

Test Registration procedure

Taking the Test in Japan

2022
Exam Test date Location Application
period
358th Sun,
Jan 16,
2022
Tokyo,
Aichi,
Osaka,
Fukuoka
Nov 16,
2021 to
Dec 16,
2021
359th Sun,
Feb 13,
2022
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Okinawa
Dec 13,
2021 to
Jan 13,
2022
360th Sun,
Mar 20,
2022
Tokyo,
Shizuoka,
Aichi,
Osaka
Jan 20,
2022 to
Feb 21,
2022
361th Sun,
Apr 17,
2022
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Fukuoka
Feb 17,
2022 to
Mar 17,
2022
362th Sun,
May 22,
2022
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Hiroshima
Mar 22,
2022 to
Apr 22,
2022
363th Sun,
Jun 19,
2022
Miyagi,
Tokyo,
Osaka
Apr 19,
2022 to
May 19,
2022
364th Sun,
Jul 17,
2022
Tokyo,
Osaka
May 17,
2022 to
Jun 17,
2022
365th Sun,
Aug 14,
2022
Tokyo,
Aichi,
Osaka
Jun 14,
2022 to
Jul 14,
2022
366th Sun,
Sep 18,
2022
Tokyo,
Shizuoka,
Osaka,
Fukuoka
Jul 18,
2022 to
Aug 18,
2022
367th Sun,
Oct 23,
2022
Tokyo,
Aichi,
Osaka
Aug 23,
2022 to
Sep 26,
2022
368th Sun,
Nov 20,
2022
Hokkaido,
Tokyo,
Osaka
Sep 19,
2022 to
Oct 20,
2022
369th Sun,
Dec 18,
2022
Tokyo,
Osaka
Oct 18,
2022 to
Nov 18,
2022

JPT Poster for 2022
(July to December)

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2023
Exam Test date Location Application
period
370th Sun,
Jan 15,
2023
Tokyo,
Aichi,
Osaka
Nov 15,
2022 to
Dec 15,
2022
371th Sun,
Feb 19,
2023
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Okinawa
Dec 19,
2022 to
Jan 19,
2023
372th Sun,
Mar 19,
2023
Tokyo,
Aichi,
Osaka,
Fukuoka
Jan 19,
2023 to
Feb 20,
2023
373th Sun,
Apr 23,
2023
Hokkaido,
Tokyo,
Osaka
Feb 22,
2023 to
Mar 23,
2023
374th Sun,
May 21,
2023
Tokyo,
Aichi,
Osaka
Mar 20,
2023 to
Apr 21,
2023
375th Sun,
Jun 18,
2023
Miyagi,
Tokyo,
Osaka
Apr 18,
2023 to
May 18,
2023
376th Sun,
Jul 23,
2023
Tokyo,
Osaka
May 23,
2023 to
Jun 23,
2023
377th Sun,
Aug 13,
2023
Tokyo,
Aichi,
Osaka
Jun 13,
2023 to
Jul 13,
2023
378th Sun,
Sep 17,
2023
Tokyo,
Osaka,
Okayama
Jul 18,
2023 to
Aug 17,
2023
379th Sun,
Oct 22,
2023
Tokyo,
Aichi,
Osaka,
Fukuoka
Aug 22,
2023 to
Sep 22,
2023
380th Sun,
Nov 19,
2023
Tokyo,
Osaka
Sep 19,
2023 to
Oct 19,
2023
381th Sun,
Dec 17,
2023
Tokyo,
Osaka
Oct 17,
2023 to
Nov 17,
2022

JPT Poster for 2023
(January to June)

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*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 Registration Procedure

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

  • STEP 1

    Download the application

  • STEP 2

    Create your account
    (*Full name (same description with the passport which you registered for the test))

  • STEP 3

    Select examination date and prefecture

  • STEP 4

    Your photo registration
    (*Please see below for the details)

  • STEP 5

    Payment of tuition fee
    (Credit card payment,convenience store settlement)
    (*Tablet can not be used)

  • STEP 6

    The test day

*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.

JPT APP

"JPT APP" is the official mobile app. The app offers 24/7 mobile access to register for tests, view scores, and request score certificates.
(*Product image for illustration purposes only. Actual product may vary.)

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JPT APP

JPT APP

Easy by Video! You're applying to take the JPT

STEP1: How to check your application and test voucher.
STEP2: How to issue your transcript.

About the examination day

Please be sure to read about the test day.


Belongings on the examination day
  • Something that shows the examination number
    *Screen/Admission ticket printout, mobile phones, etc.
  • Photo identification
    *Original document within validity period.
  • Pencil/
    Mechanical pencil/
    Eraser
    Pencil/Mechanical pencil/Eraser
  • Watch
    *Except smart watch
Test Day Schedule
  • 10 minuites before the start of explanation starts

    Check in (Please be sure to come to the venue 10 minuits before the start of the test instruction)

  • 0 – 20 minuits

    Test Instructions

  • 20 – 25 minuits

    Break time

  • 25 – 40 minuits

    Sound check, Confirmation of Identification

  • 40 – 85 minuits

    Listening Test (100 questions 45 minuits)

  • 85 – 135 minuite

    Reading Test (100 questions 50 minuits)

  • 135 minuits

    Exit from test room

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.

Group application

If you would like to take a group examination, please contact below.

Group application

Application for JPT
(Download App)