UNFORTUNATELY, the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) has been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. However, those who have been preparing for the JLPT can still take the JFT-Basic which is held six times a year.

The JFT-Basic uses computers to administer its tests. The test center also properly observes social distancing and other coronavirus preventive measures. For more details on the test, one can check the test questions on the JFT-Basic webpage at https://www.jpf.go.jp/jft-basic/sample/q01.html.

Registration begins in even-numbered months, and the test begins in odd-numbered months. Those who want to register as a group or organization must do so at least 15 days before their preferred test days; while those who want to register individually must do so at least three days before their test. For more details, one can check the JFT-Basic official website at https://www.jpf.go.jp/jft-basic/e/index.html.

Registration for the November-December exams began on Oct. 21, 2021. There will also be exams in January 2022. SPONSORED CONTENT