The JLPT test in Canberra is held only in July.

Please contact the Japan Foundation, Sydney for general information about the test and application

Please send Canberra-specific inquiries, such as matters relevant to the process after applying for the test, to the local administrative team in Canberra.

For Canberra-specific enquiries, please click here


Sunday, 7 July 2024


Test: begin at 1pm | Examinees: Must arrive by 12:40pm

Canberra ANU Campus

ANU Acton Campus: Haydon-Allen Building, Moran Building, Crisp Building, & Copland Building*

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July 2024 JLPT application period: Tuesday, 5 March (9am AEDT)–Tuesday, 21 March (5pm AEDT) or until capacity is reached, whichever occurs first.

  • The test will begin at 13:00

  • Examinees must arrive by 12:40

Applications are administered centrally by the Japan Foundation, Sydney. Please visit the JLPT Australia webpage to register and make payments for the test.

*More detailed information will be provided closer to the test day. Classrooms are subject to change based on their availability. 

Getting There

Getting there

Light Rail

Get off at Alinga Street Station; the test venue is a 10 to 15-minute walk from there. 



From the airport: Please take bus number R3 to Spence and get off at City Interchange. The test venue is a 10 to 15-minute walk from there. 

From any other part of Canberra: Please take any bus that gets you to the City Interchange. The test venue is a 10 to 15-minute walk from there. 


Taxi or Rideshare Service

Please get off near the intersection of University Avenue and Childers Street and walk for 5 minutes to the test venue.




FREE parking will be available on the test day if you park at one of the university parking spaces.

Spaces are available near Baldessin Precinct Building and Peter Karmel Building but you can park in any spaces highlighted in dark pink, orange, aqua blue, and beige on the map.

Contact Us

Contact Us

For additional support or guidance on Canberra-related test queries, please contact the coordinator of Canberra JLPT:

Dr. Takuya Kojima (Lecturer at School of Culture, History & Language)

Email: takuya.kojima[at]

Phone: 0261254007