Registration for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT; 日本語能力試験) levels N1, N2, and N3 (the three highest levels) will begin in Japan on March 26, 2010. Application packets will be available for purchase in selected Ishikawa bookstores (see list below).
Registration period: must be postmarked between 26 March and 30 April 2010
Cost: 5500 yen
Date of exam: Sunday, 4 July 2010; all tests begin at 12:30 pm
Bookstores in Ishikawa (read: Kanazawa) that will have the application:
1-1-1 Korinbou, Kanazawa-shi
Korinbou-location Daiwa, 7th floor
1-1-30 Hirosaka, Kanazawa-shi
This is close to the 21st Century Art Museum and Kanazawa Castle in Hirosaka.
Kinoshinbomachi 1-1 (in JR Kanazawa Station, 1st floor, at the end of the “Trend” hall of shops トレンド館)
On the 60/Kencho road; applications are on the 2nd floor.
More information from JEES (Japanese)
List of bookstores in all prefectures here. (Japanese only, scroll down to “書店リストBookstores List” and select your prefecture.)
Information on the new levels from the Ishikawa JET blog (English, with links to Japanese sites) here.
Leah Zoller is a first-year CIR in Anamizu and will be having nightmares about the N-1 shortly.