(UPDATED IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT on March 1, 2021)
In view of the current “Public Health Emergency / Community Quarantine” due to the COVID-19, please be advised that the schedule for July 4, 2021 Japanese Language Proficiency Test has been CANCELED.
The Japan Foundation will still conduct “The Japan Foundation Test for Basic Japanese” (JFT-Basic) in Manila, Cebu and Davao. There are more opportunities to take the JFT-Basic test up to six (6) times a year. Please refer to the link below to learn more.
The Japan Foundation Test for Basic Japanese (JFT-Basic)
The Japan Foundation, Manila and host institutions (The Japanese Association Cebu, Inc.; Cagayan de Oro College-PHINMA Education Network; and Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku in Davao City) discussed/evaluated then reached the unanimous conclusion that it will be difficult to host the JLPT in July under the current circumstances.
Thank you very much for your understanding and we hope that everyone stays safe and well during this difficult situation.
Philippines Test Administration Committee
The Japan Foundation, Manila
（Announcement on March 16, 2020）
2020 JLPT in the Philippines
In 2020, JLPT will be offered in the Philippines on July 5 and December 6 at four test sites: Manila, Cebu, Cagayan De Oro and Davao.
JLPT in July 2020
Please be advised that the application procedure has changed – since the 2017 July JLPT, for applicants for Manila and Cebu. For the 2020 July 5 JLPT, the online application covers Manila, Cebu, Cagayan De Oro and Davao. The paper type of application form has been cancelled and the procedure is divided into two steps as explained below.
APPLICANTS MUST REGISTER ONLINE from February 5, 2020 to March 11, 2020.
*Online Application Form will be launched from February 5（Usually from around AM 9:30, and could be accessed at the JLPT page of the website of The Japan Foundation, Manila <www.jfmo.org.ph/>.
Application forms will NOT be accepted after March 11, 2020.
For Applicants for Manila: https://tinyurl.com/qrr4dwd
For Applicants for Cebu: https://tinyurl.com/vt473gk
For Applicants for Cagayan De Oro: https://tinyurl.com/jlptcdo2020
For Applicants for Davao: https://tinyurl.com/v8882wl
Pay the corresponding registration fee and submit two (2) recent ID size photos (1inch x 1inch) to The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) – for applicants in Metro Manila / Luzon, to the Japanese Association Cebu, Inc. – for applicants in Cebu / Visayas, to the Cagayan de Oro College-PHINMA Education Network(Cagayan De Oro City) and to the Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku (MKD, Davao City) either on March 24, 25, 26, 27 for individuals and either on March 31, April 1, 2 for Group (10:00 am – 12:00 noon / 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm), to complete the Application Procedure.
N1 and N2 – P 1,500.00 N3, N4 & N5 – P 1, 100.00
(company checks honored – for 10 or more employees)
*Applicants will only be officially registered for the 2020 July 5 JLPT after submitting the corresponding payment and (2pcs) I.D. size photos during the payment period.
**Only applicants who have registered online will be accommodated during the payment period.
***In case the applicant is unable to come personally during the payment period, the applicant may have a duly designated representative to complete the registration process
Test Date: July 5, Sunday
Time and Location: Exact details will be printed on the Test Voucher.
It will commence simultaneously at 1:00 PM in four test sites:
- The De La Salle University (DLSU), Taft Ave., Manila
- The University of San Carlos (Talamban Campus), Nasipit, Talamban, Cebu City (TBD)
- The Cagayan de Oro College-PHINMA Education Network, Cagayan De Oro City
- Mindanao Kokusai Daigaku (MKD), Angliongto Ave., Lanang, Davao City
The Test Guide is mandatory reading and contains useful information:
Results for the latest JLPT
To access your results online, you will need:
- Your examinee registration number (found on your Test Voucher)
- Your eight-digit password
Please visit here and follow the prompts to access your results.
Results will also be posted to the address provided during registration.