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The Japanese Language Proficiency Test


Students of Japanese can have their language proficiency certified by taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. The Japan Foundation and the Association of International Education, Japan have devised and administered this test for non-native speakers both in Japan and abroad, since 1984.


To find out more about the test, visit


(C) Consulate General of Japan in Vancouver, 900-1177 West Hastings, Vancouver, BC V6E 2K9 Tel: (604) 684-5868. This page updated April 12, 2016 .