Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)



The JLPT is an international certification examination of Japanese language proficiency, and the University of Arkansas is an official U.S. test site. Individuals with JLPT certificates earn the credentials that will help them truly stand out in their future academic and professional endeavors.

Our Japanese Program has a long history of preparing students well for this internationally recognized exam.

 Important Dates

Sept. 30

8:00 PM CST


(normally, the AATJ will announce the registration deadline in August)


Please note that completed applications must arrive at the AATJ office by the deadline (NO postmarks, faxes, or emails).





Nearest Airport

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
(Airport Code: XNA)
Official Airport Website

Major airlines have daily flights between 15 U.S. cities and XNA. Fly-in examinees need to be aware that the University of Arkansas is approximately 3 hours by car from Little Rock. XNA, on the other hand, is only 35 minutes by car from the University of Akransas. 

-NOTE- We strongly urge fly-in examinees to use the airport code (XNA) in flight reservation to avoid arriving in a wrong airport (there are other airports with misleading names in other U.S. states).

Official Inquiries

All questions about the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (including test registration, the application deadline, fee, test date, result notification, etc.) must be addressed to:

JLPT Administration Committee
American Association of Teachers of Japanese
1424 Broadway, UCB 366, Boulder CO 80309
Tel: 303-492-5487 Fax: 303-492-5856
Website: JLPT Administration Committee