(Japanese Language Proficiency Test)

JLPT Results

The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is initiated by the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges & Services (formerly Association of International Education, Japan) since 1984 as a reliable means of evaluating and certifying the Japanese proficiency of non-natives.

Exam Time Table

July Test Day – 1st Sunday in July
Registration – first to last week March
December Test Day – 1st Sunday in December
Registration – first to last week in August

Guide Lines

Please read the guidelines carefully before you register for the JLPT Exam


  • Registration can be made online only!
  • It is mandatory to the read the Registration Help in “Sinhala / English” before applying.
  • JLPT Exam Sessions- Registration is open from mid-March for July exam (1st session) and mid-August for December Exam ( 2nd session)
    Test Date -
    JLPT (July) : 1st Sunday of July
    JLPT (December) : 1st Sunday of December
  • 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.

Please check the test level carefully before you register, Test Level cannot be changed under any circumstances after submitting the form.
All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable after registration.

  • Please note that each applicant is only permitted to apply for a single level in the JLPT exam. In the event that an applicant applies for multiple levels, refunds will not be provided.
No. of candidates limited to : 60
No. of candidates limited to : 200
No. of candidates limited to : 500
No. of candidates limited to : 4200
No. of candidates limited to : 5040
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On the Examination Day

  1. Applicants must bring their Test Voucher downloaded via Applicant Login - All Applicants are requested to take a black & white / color printout of the Test Voucher. Test Voucher must be printed on A5 paper in Landscape Orientation. Test Vouchers will be available before 2 weeks before the Examination Date
  2. Applicants must bring their National Identity Card or Passport on the Examination Day.

    Examinees will be denied entry into the test centre if:

    *They do not bring their National Identity Card or Passport
    *Examinees are late for the test.

    In such cases, examinees will not be entitled any refund of the Examination fees paid.
  3. Only HB Pencils, Erasers, Sharpeners and NIC/Passport are allowed in the Exam Hall.

    Pens, Mobile phones, Bags, backpack, handbags, clear file, clear bag, L folders, file covers, valuable items, wrist watches, digital watches and any other electronic devices are strictly NOT allowed inside the Exam Hall.

If you need special arrangements, such as Braille for blind individuals, hearing aids for deaf individuals, or magnifying glasses for partially blind individuals during JLPT exam, please contact the office of Japanese Language Education Association at 0112331894 (direct line) or via email at jlea.sp@gmail.com

When emailing, make sure to mention "Special Need" as the email subject and include your name and contact number in the email.

If you fail to do so within 2 days from the application submission date, special arrangement or refund will NOT be provided under any circumstances.


Inquiries at  :  jlea.sp@gmail.com

JLPT Official Website

JLPT Results

The Japan Foundation is Japan's only institution dedicated to carrying out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world.

The Japan Foundation has a global network consisting of its Tokyo Headquarters, Kyoto Office, two Japanese-language institutes (the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Urawa, and the Japan Foundation Japanese-Language Institute, Kansai), and 25 overseas offices in 24 countries (including two Asia Center liaison offices).

More Information - https://www.jpf.go.jp/e/index.html