Taking the JLPT in the United States

December 2017 JLPT Results Are Online

Please CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW to view your score report. You will need your registration number, included on your voucher, and the 8-digit numeric password you provided during the registration process. If you do not have this, you can login to your JLPT Online Account (https://jlpt.us) to retrieve the information.


For guidelines to interpret your score, please visit the following web page: http://www.jlpt.jp/e/guideline/results.html.

Scores and certificates for successful examinees will be mailed by by early March 2018. If your address has changed since you registered and took the test, you can go online to your account and update it until February 15, 2018.

The results will be available online until Friday, March 30, 2018. Your profile on the JLPT Online Account will be deleted on March 30, 2018 (5PM Pacific Time), so you will not be able to check your scores after that time.

Score report online: https://www.jlpt-overseas.jp/onlineresults/

2018 JLPT Information

The next chance to take the JLPT in the U.S. will be Sunday, December 2, 2018. Information on registering for the 2018 JLPT will be available on this website in early summer of 2018.

JLPT Test Sites

The 2018 JLPT will be held in 17 cities across the United States. The Test Site Information files linked below provide detailed information on the location and time schedule FOR 2017 at each test site.

(Directions and test times)
Ann Arbor, MI University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2017 Test Site Information
Atlanta, GA Georgia State University 2017 Test Site Information
Boston, MA Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2017 Test Site Information
(Transportation information
updated December 1!)
Boulder, CO University of Colorado, Boulder 2017 Test Site Information
Chicago, IL De Paul University, Lincoln Park Campus 2017 Test Site Information
Columbus, OH The Ohio State University 2017 Test Site Information
Fayetteville, AR University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 2017 Test Site Information
Honolulu, HI University of Hawaii at Manoa 2017 Test Site Information
Houston, TX Rice University 2017 Test Site Information
Los Angeles, CA California State University, Los Angeles 2017 Test Site Information
(Parking information
updated November 30!)
Miami, FL Florida International University 2017 Test Site Information
New York, NY Lehman College, The City University of New York 2017 Test Site Information
Philadelphia, PA Villanova University 2017 Test Site Information
Portland, OR Portland State University 2017 Test Site Information
San Francisco, CA San Francisco State University 2017 Test Site Information
Seattle, WA University of Washington 2017 Test Site Information
Washington, DC Georgetown University 2017 Test Site Information


JLPT Registration Fees and Details about Each Test Level

Test Level Test Fee PDF Describing Each Test Level
N1 - Most Difficult $60.00 N1 (PDF)
N2 $60.00 N2 (PDF)
N3 - Medium Difficulty $60.00 N3 (PDF)
N4 $60.00 N4 (PDF)
N5 - Least Difficult $60.00 N5 (PDF)


Test Rules and Policies

Please read the Test Rules and Policies. 

JLPT Rules and Policies