The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) in Adelaide

What is the JLPT?

The Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) is an internationally recognised evaluation and certification of Japanese-language proficiency. In 2018, over 1 million people took the test in 86 countries and areas worldwide. It is the largest Japanese language test in the world.

In Japan, the JLPT is taken into consideration for preferential immigration treatment as well as an eligibility for various national exams. Outside Japan, the JLPT is widely recognised across corporate and government sectors as a benchmark for proficiency measurement. It is also a strong motivator for students of Japanese language and allows learners to accurately gauge the level of their ability. 


  • N1, N2 and N3 ⇒ $95 Test fee + $6.90 Eventbrite booking fee.
  • N4 and N5 ⇒ $85 Test fee + $6.31 Eventbrite booking fee.

Registration is via the Eventbrite website and only credit card payments are accepted. All prices quoted are GST inclusive. The Eventbrite booking fee is non-refundable.

Important dates

The registration period for the test is from Wednesday, 28th August 2024, to Monday, 9th September 2024. However, registration will close once all places are booked; applicants Australia-wide will be able to register for any test venue. The total number of registrations is capped in Adelaide. Therefore, Adelaide resident applicants should not hesitate to register on the opening day; otherwise, they are likely to miss out (based on our 2023 experience).

Registration must be completed online. Strictly no late registrations will be accepted. So please advise students to set a reminder on their mobile phone today for Wednesday, 28th August.

The test is scheduled to take place on the Sunday 1st December 2024. 

What to do next

More information, including the registration link and test guide, will be available on the Japan Foundation website:

Enquiries about the test

Enquiries regarding the test in Adelaide should be directed to JAFA.

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: (08) 8370 8771 (9am - 5pm weekdays) 

The Japan Foundation has information about interstate venues.

The global JLPT site has information about venues outside Australia 

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