Registration is now closed.
Carleton University is honoured to host the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) in collaboration with the Japan Foundation.
Date and Location of Exam
Sunday, December 4th, 2022 at Carleton University
The application period is September 6th, 2022 at 8:00am to September 30th, 2022 at 11:59pm. Online applications only.
To apply, you must have given consent to all the items contained in the JLPT Test Guide, including the items concerning handling of personal information. The JLPT Test Guide can be found here.
Upon the completion of application and payment, you will receive a voucher by October 18th. If you have not received your voucher after October 18th, please contact us.
Registration now closed.
$70 CAD (non-refundable) for all levels (N1-N5) and ages.
No refund will be accepted if you miss the test due to the conditions that we cannot control, including sickness, inability to travel, border closures.
The JLPT is open to learners of Japanese as a foreign language. This test is not designed for native speakers of Japanese.
Special Testing Accommodations
If you require special accommodations for the test, please complete the following by September 13th, 2022. After this deadline and if you wish to request special testing accommodations, please contact email@example.com before your apply.
- Read and fill out the Request for Special Testing Accommodations (a medical certificate is required)
- Apply online and complete the payment
- Send the completed Request for Special Testing Accommodations form to firstname.lastname@example.org
On Test Day
What to Bring
- Government-issued Photo ID (i.e. passport, driver’s license, health card with photo)
- Test Voucher
- Medium-Soft No. 2 or HB Pencils (no pens)
For listening parts of the tests, absolutely no late entries into the test rooms is allowed. For all other parts, no entry is allowed ten minutes after start.
|9:00 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.||Registration|
|10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||Orientation (in test room, see below)|
|10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.||Language knowledge (Vocabulary)|
|10:50a.m. – 11:05a.m.||Break|
|11:05 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.||Instructions|
|11:10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Language knowledge (Grammar) & Reading|
|12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m.||Break|
|12:20 p.m. – 12:25 p.m.||Instructions|
|12:25 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.||Listening|
|10:30 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.||Language knowledge (Vocabulary)|
|10:55 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.||Break|
|11:10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.||Instructions|
|11:15 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.||Language knowledge (Grammar) & Reading|
|12:10 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.||Break|
|12:30 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.||Instructions|
|12:35 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.||Listening|
|10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.||Language knowledge (Vocabulary)|
|11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.||Break|
|11:15 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.||Instructions|
|11:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||Language knowledge (Grammar) & Reading|
|12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.||Break|
|12:50 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.||Instructions|
|12:55 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.||Listening|
|10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.||Language knowledge (Vocabulary/Grammar & Reading)|
|12:15 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.||Break|
|12:35 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.||Instructions|
|12:40 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.||Listening|
|10:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.||Language knowledge (Vocabulary/Grammar & Reading)|
|12:20 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.||Break|
|12:40 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.||Instructions|
|12:45 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.||Listening|
You can find more information on Carleton’s website.
- Failure to bring a government issued photo ID will result in a DISQUALIFICATION
- Back of voucher MUST be blank (i.e. cannot be printed on the back of used paper)
- Absolutely NO writing anywhere on the voucher
- Cellphones and watch alarms must be TURNED OFF before the test begins. If any sound off during the test, it is an immediate DISQUALIFICATION
- Academic dishonesty will result in DISQUALIFICATION
Scores will be available online approximately 3 months after the test has been written. Scores will only be available if, during the application, test takers chose an 8 digit password of their own creation.
Frequently Asked Questions
About the JLPT
The 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 2011, there were as many as 610,000 applicants throughout the world. Visit the JLPT website and the sites below for more information.