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    Buy Your JLPT Application Online

    By thomas | August 28, 2008

    JLPT Applications are sold in major bookstores. But what if you don’t have a major bookstore near you? Deas from Rocking In Hakata (a great blog btw, check it out!) had this problem and here’s what he had to say about it:

    If you live in rural Japan, like me, you may only be able to purchase the JLPT application packet at one single bookstore far, far away from you. I’m in Ehime, and there is ONE store in Matsuyama (the capital) that carries the packets according to the official JLPT site. Sheesh. My solution? Hit Rakuten and search for it. Guess what? I found it. It’s called 日本語能力試験受験案内(出願書類付き)(2008). It’s published by 凡人社 (Bonjinsya), and is available for ¥476. That’s sweet. It’s the guide to this year’s test and the application materials all in one. And I simply ordered my study books at the same time to knock the price of shipping to 0 yen. Sweet. Now I don’t have to go to the JLPT application packet, it has to come to me.

    Here’s a direct link: JLPT Application at Rakuten

    It’s not too late. You still have about 2 weeks before the application deadline. That’s plenty of time to order yourself an application and send it in.

    Thanks Deas!

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    5 Responses to “Buy Your JLPT Application Online”

    1. www.japansoc.com Says:
      August 28th, 2008 at 7:52 am

      Buy Your JLPT Application Online | nihonhacks.com…

      Planning to take the JLPT this December? Get an application at your nearest major bookstore. Live in the countryside? No major bookstores near you? No problem! You can order them online! It’s not too late! Hurry and get yours!…

    2. Deas Says:
      August 28th, 2008 at 7:56 am

      That was fast! I only submitted it a few hours ago!

    3. Rocking in Hakata » Blog Archive » JLPT 2008 Application Sent! Says:
      September 11th, 2008 at 12:56 pm

      […] me now. And I won’t feel bad about it. (Apologies to any other folks who tried to follow my hack. It didn’t turn out so well. ) I called the Kinokuniya in Matsuyama, had them pull an […]

    4. Daily J » Topic » JLPT hacks! - today on the J-web Says:
      September 12th, 2008 at 11:34 pm

      […] How to buy your JLPT applications online! […]

    5. Tsurezure93 Says:
      September 25th, 2008 at 10:22 pm

      japanese low-income parent teachers? correct me if I am wrong.
      What is jlpt?

      oh! maybe japanese language proficiency test?

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