The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
The JLPT was held at York University for the first time in
Toronto in 1997. The test has been hosted by the Japanese
Section of York University on behalf of the Japan Foundation. It
is also a joint event by Japanese language professionals at
several universities in Ontario.
The JLPT has been revamped to offer five proficiency levels, N1
(highest) - N5.
In 2013 the number of the applicants was 416, which was the
largest in Canada.
The on-line application is available.
No JLPT is hosted in the summer.
- We DO NOT host the JLPT during the
- The Online Score Display system for the
2013 JLPT will be available on Friday, January 31, 2014.
- URL: https://www.jlpt-overseas.jp/onlineresults/top.html
- Examinees outside Japan can see their test
results.(Examinees who took the Test in China, Hong Kong,
Taiwan, South Korea and Malaysia can see their test
results on the websites of their local host institutions.)
- From the official Japanese-Language Proficiency Test
this dedicated website may also be accessed along with the
websites for examinees who took the Test in China, Hong
Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Malaysia.
- The registration number and the password which the
examinee entered on the application form (or input during
online registration) are needed to view the test results
online. If the password is not entered correctly, the
examinee will not be able to view his or her test results
online. In such a case, the examinee is asked to wait
until the score report arrives.
The 2014 JLPT will be held on December 7, 2014, Sunday at York
The application period is from September 1 to October 3. (tentative)
No late submission is accepted.
Only on-line application will be
*** Please contact Norio Ota
, if it is not possible
to use the on-line application form.
participation and viewing the streamed video link (2010)
This site is the first video-streamed
orientation for the new JLPT.
(If your browser does not support Media Site
Live, please use Internet Explorer.)
with QA and viewing the streamed video link (2013)
Please review the following online
Speaker: Ms. Ikuko Kurasawa, Japanese
Language Instructor, the Japan Foundation, Toronto
(If your browser does not support Media
Site Live, please use Internet Explorer.)
Please visit the following site for
further information. http://www.jlpt.jp/
On the Test
Day you must bring the following:
- Test Voucher (print out the voucher
sent by E-mail to you) - If you did not receive one,
please bring the PayPal receipt. We will reissue it
- Photo ID (passport, driver's
licence or other official photo ID)
- Pencils (medium soft - No.2 or HB)
- no ballpoint pens
Please place your voucher and photo ID on
the desk during the test for identification.
- Photos are NOT required for application.
You MUST bring at least one official photo ID
(passport, driver's licence, etc.) on the day of the test.
If you do not bring such an ID, you will be disqualified.
- Please make
sure you turn off cell phones and alarm
watches before the test begins. If your cell phone or alarm watch
goes off during
the test, you will be disqualified
- Academic dishonesty
will result in disqualification.