The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (日本語能力試験 Nihongo Nōryoku Shiken), or JLPT, is an institutionalized basis referenced test to assess and confirm Japanese dialect capability for non-local speakers, covering dialect information, perusing capacity, and listening capacity. The test is held two times per year in Japan and chose nations (on the principal Sunday of July and December), and once per year in different locales (on the primary Sunday of December).

The JLPT comprises of five levels. Until 2009, the test had four levels, with 4 being the most reduced and 1 being the largest amount of confirmation. JLPT endorsements don’t lapse or end up invalid after some time