In Ireland, the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is administered by UCD Japan on behalf of the Japan Foundation.

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What is the Japanese Language Proficiency Test?
The JLPT is an internationally recognised qualification for non-native speakers, sponsored by the Japan Foundation.  For information on the examination visit the official Japan Foundation JLPT website.

FAQ for the JLPT
Frequently Asked Questions for the JLPT examination.

JLPT in Dublin, 2018
Next Exam:
  Sunday, 2nd December 2018
Venue:  John Henry Newman Building, Newman Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4
Time:  You will be asked to arrive by 12:00
Fee:  €85

Registration closes on Friday 12th October 2018 at 23:59 (Midnight)

JLPT Online Application
Apply in September for JLPT December 2018 examinations here.  Please read the following carefully:

  • The official deadline for applications is Friday 5th October.  However, individual levels may close earlier if the number of applicants reaches the maximum.  Therefore we highly recommend you submit the application as early as possible to secure your place.
  • Any applicants requiring Special Arrangements should contact before Friday 14th September.  Please be aware that the deadline for requesting special arrangements is earlier than the general deadline.
  • Once you complete the application, it is NOT possible to cancel or to defer the test to a later date.  So, please plan carefully before applying for the test.
  • It is NOT possible to change your level after you complete the application.
  • The test fee is NOT refundable under any circumstance (please read the "Fees and Payment" section below).
  • DO NOT fill in the paper form which is attached to the Test Guide.  All applications are done online.

Fees and Payment
You make payment via the UCD online link in the application process.  The fee is €85 for all levels.

No refund will be available under any circumstances once your payment has been accepted unless cancellation is made by the Japan Foundation or UCD. Read the   JLPT Test Guide JLPT Test Guide [December 2018] PDF for the terms and conditions of the JLPT exam.

Level change requests are only accepted before the application deadline and must be made in writing to

After completing the online application those applicants who need special arrangements for the test day should contact the to request a special application form.

The JLPT Test Guide
Download the JLPT Test Guide [December 2018] PDF. Please note there is no need to print out the test voucher.  These will be sent via email in due course. 

Book a JLPT Examination here