エグザミネィション / 試験

Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Organized by Japan Foundation & Japan Education Exchanges & Services (JEES) conducted by the Japanese Cultural Society of   Singapore.

The objective of the test is to let Japanese language students know their level of proficiency as well as to enhance their enthusiasm for the learning of the language for mutual understanding among nations.

The test is made up of different sections:

Test Result (July 2022) 

Results available online at http://www.jlpt.jp/e/guideline/results_online.html 

Test Date (December 2022) 

  1. Test Dates: Twice a year, on the first Sunday of July & December each year
  2. Next Test: Sunday, 4 December 2022

General Information

Please read information carefully before you register for the test.


  1. Registration is available online only.
  2. Registration is scheduled from  29 August to 9 September 2022 (in phases).
  3. Application is open to those residing in Singapore only.
  4. Registration is open for 2 weeks on a first-come-first-served basis.  There will be a limit on the number of candidates for the test. Registration may close early if the maximum number of candidates is reached before the closing date. 
 Test level N 1 N 2 N 3 N 4 N 5
 Number of candidates is limited to: 200 300 300  400  400

 Registration is open from:

  * Available Online only

29 August 2022

* closed 

31 August 2022

* closed 

2 September 2022

* closed 

5 September 2022

* closed

7 September 2022

* closed 

Registration is open in phases. Please check the test level carefully before you register. No refund or change of level is allowed after registration.

Registration may close early if the maximum number of candidates is reached before the closing date.


Refusal of Entry

Examinees will be denied entry into the test centre if:

    1. They do not wear a mask.
    2. They are late for the test.

In such cases, examinees will not be entitled any refund of the test fees paid.


All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable except for:

Cancellation due to circumstances beyond control of the organizers (such as Covid19/Omicron wave), test fee will be refunded after a deduction of $10 for administrative expenses.


The Japanese Cultural Society, Singapore (JCS)  < Email: jlpt@jcss.org.sg or Tel: 63383428 >

Application Procedure:

Registration is available online only.

    1. Test Fee: Level N1: $110 / N2: $110 / N3: $110 / N4: $100 / N5: $100.
    2. An administrative fee of $10 will be charged should the test be cancelled due to circumstance beyond the control of the organizers.
    3. Photos are NOT REQUIRED.


Online Registration (JLPT-Dec)

Opens for 2 weeks, scheduled from 29 August to 9 September 2022. Photos are NOT REQUIRED.

If you wish to register online, please download Test Guide 
This is your guide to filling up the application form. You may encounter problems registering if you do not download the test guide.

Points to note:

  1. As a rule, applicant is not allowed to register for more than one level of the test.
  2. The 'address' that you provide on your online application will serve as your 'mailing address' for both your test voucher and your score report. Only local (Singapore) addresses will be accepted. If there is any change in your address, please send an email to jlpt@jcss.org.sg to update the detail. (Tentative date for mailing of Test voucher: 1 November / Tentative date for mailing of Score Report: end-February 2023.)
  3. Please download the Test Guide before you proceed to register online.
  4. You are required to download "Confirmation of Online Submission" Form and email to jlpt@jcss.org.sg within 3 days after you submit your application online to complete your registration.
  5. Download Confirmation of Online Submission Form here.
  6. Payment must be made online. Your application will not be processed if we do not receive your payment.
  7. Your Test voucher together with a test notice & map of the test centre will be mailed to you 3 weeks before the test date. Please ensure that your mailing address is correct. 
  8. Please call the JCS Registration office at tel: 63383428 (The Japanese Cultural Society, Singapore) if you have any questions.
  9. To register JLPT online, click here.