French Certification Exams
FIAF offers official exams that certify your proficiency in French for school records, university applications, career development, immigration purposes, and more.
Exams for French Students & Workers in the U.S.
In agreement with the Service de Coopération et d’Action Culturelle (SCAC) of the French Embassy, FIAF offers French proficiency evaluations to French students and workers who live in the U.S. Read more.
Exams for Kids & Teens
DELF PRIM (Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française PRIM) is an official diploma awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the proficiency in French as a Foreign Language of children ages 8 to 12. Read more.
DELF Junior is a specially adapted version for juniors/teenagers of the DELF diplomas. DELF (Diplôme d’ Études en Langue Française) is an official qualification awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the competency of candidates from outside France in the French language. Read more.
DELF (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are official qualifications awarded by the French Ministry of Education certifying level of fluency in French. Useful for school records and college and job applications in French-speaking countries. Scores valid for life. Read more.
Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris offers exams leading to advanced specialized diplomas, including DFP Juridique B2 (Diplôme de Français Professionnel Juridique), DFP Affaires B2 et C1 (Diplôme de Français Professionnel Affaires). Read more.
The TCF (Test de connaissance du français), designed by the CIEP (Centre international d’études pédagogiques) and accredited by the French Ministry of Education, is a French language proficiency test for non-native speakers of French who wish to evaluate and have their level of proficiency certified for professional, academic or personal reasons. Read more.
TCF CANADA is intended for anyone 16 years of age or over, regardless of their nationality or native tongue, needing to certify their level of French as part of the procedures for economic immigration to Canada or for obtaining Canadian citizenship. Read more.
As of January 2022, the Test de connaissance du français Intégration, Résidence, Nationalité (TCF IRN), newly introduced by the French Ministry for the Interior, allows you to certify your level of French for French nationality, for a long-term resident card and as part of the citizen course. Read more.
TCF DAP (Test de Connaissance du Français pour la Demande d’Admission Préalable), an official test conducted by the French Ministry of Education, is designed to assess your French competency for preliminary admission to undergraduate university studies and school of Architecture in France. Read more.
TCF Québec is a specific version of the Test de Connaissance du Français (TCF) which has been elaborated by the CIEP based on the request of the Ministry of Immigration and Cultural Communities of Québec to assess the level of competency in French, specifically the listening and oral skills, of an audience that wishes to emigrate to Québec. Read more.
Created in 1998 by the French Language Centre of the CCI Paris Ile-de-France, the TEF (Test d’Evaluation de Français) is an international benchmark test that measures a person’s level of knowledge and skills in French. See an overview of the different TEF exams.
TEF Canada is required by the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC- Canadian Federal Government) for the linguistic evaluation of immigration applicants belonging to the category “skilled workers”. Read more.
As of January 2022, the Test d’évaluation de français Intégration, Résidence, Nationalité (TEF IRN), newly introduced by the French Ministry for the Interior, is required for anyone applying to the French State for a resident card or a naturalization. Read more.
The TEF Québec (TEFaQ) is a specific version of the TEF which has been elaborated based on the request of the Ministry of immigration and cultural communities of Québec to assess the level of competency in French, specifically the listening and oral skills, of an audience that wishes to emigrate to Québec. Read more.
Exams for Future French Teachers
DAEFLE (Diplôme d’Aptitude à l’Enseignement du Français Langue Etrangère) exams for the distance education program for teachers of French is offered by the Alliance Française de Paris and the CNED. Read more.