The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) has been offered by the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services (JEES) since 1984 as a reliable means to evaluate and certify the Japanese proficiency of non-native speakers. In December 2017, there were 560,704 examinees at 226 cities, in 76 countries throughout the world.
This year, the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) will be offered twice in New Zealand: once in July (Wellington and Auckland) and once in December (Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch).
Sunday 2 December 2018 in Wellington
Monday 6 August to Friday 7 September 2018
Applications and payment of test fees will be accepted only between the dates above.
Block 7, Mt Cook
The precise location (Room Number etc.) will be notified on the test day.
*Taking the test in Auckland or Christchurch?- We don't accept applications for those taking the test in Auckland or Christchurch. Please refer to the Consulate-General of Japan in Auckland or Consular Office in Christchurch websites instead for more details.
An examination fee must be paid when submitting your application. The fees for each level are as follows:
|Level N1 $75||Level N2 $70||Level N3 $65|
|Level N4 $60||Level N5 $55|
Payment must be made at our counter in cash, bank transfer paid in advance or cheque when submitting application. (No EFTPOS and credit cards accepted.) Please read the payment methods in the Test Guidelines below for further details.
Examinees who want their test results sent overseas must pay an additional NZ$30 to cover overseas courier costs. The postage fee will be requested before sending the results.
Please read the Test Guidelines first and use the Application Form below. You can also pick up the application form in our office.
For those using the digital Application form above, please note the following:
For post: JICC, Embassy of Japan, PO Box 6340, Marion Square, Wellington 6141
At counter: Level 18, The Majestic Centre, 100 Willis Street, Wellington
There are various preparation and mock test books available at our library for N1 - N5. You can borrow up to 2 books for 2 weeks at a time. A proof of ID as well as a document that confirms your address (e.g. a utility bill, insurance bill or bank statement) are required to become a library member. These books are just a few examples.
|Sample questions||N1 N2 N3 N4 N5|