DELF-DALF All Audiences


DELF (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are official qualifications awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the competency of candidates from outside France in the French language.

These certificates are valid for life. DELF and DALF consist of six independent certificates that correspond to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Exam Preparation Help
FIAF Library Resources: DELF – DALF Prep
Official website:

Related Exams for Kids & Teens
DELF Prim (ages 8–12)
DELF Juniors (ages 13+)

Exam Eligibility

Exams can be taken as one level per session or multiple levels during the same session.

Basic-Level User
DELF A1: FIAF class level A1.2, A1.3 and A2.1
DELF A2: FIAF class level A2.2, A2.3, A2.4 and B1.1

Independent User
DELF B1: FIAF class level B1.2, B1.3, B1.4 and B2.1
DELF B2: FIAF class level B2.2, B2.3, B2.4 and B2.5

Expert User
DALF C1: FIAF class level C1.1, C1.2 and C1.3
DALF C2: FIAF class level C1.4, C1.5 and C1.6

Exam Schedule: All Audiences

Exam Dates: Dec 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2021
Registration Opens: Oct 11, 2021
Registration Deadline: Nov 19, 2021

Basic-Level User
DELF A1 (Written) Mon, Dec 6
12–1:20pm 1 hr 20 mins
Individual A1 (Oral) Mon, Dec 6*
Before or after the written exams Prep: 10 mins;
Interview 7 mins
DELF A2 (Written) Mon, Dec 6
12–1:40pm 1 hr 40 mins
Individual A2 (Oral) Mon, Dec 6*
Before or after the written exams Prep: 10 mins;
Interview: 8 mins
Independent User
DELF B1 (Written) Tue, Dec 7
12–1:45pm 1 hr 45 mins
Individual B1 (Oral) Tue, Dec 7*
Before or after the written exams Prep: 10 mins;
Interview: 15
DELF B2 (Written) Wed, Dec 8
12–2:30pm 2 hrs 30 mins
Individual B2 (Oral) Wed, Dec 8*
Before or after the written exams Prep: 30 mins;
Interview: 20 mins
Expert User
DALF C1 (Written) Thu, Dec 9
12–4pm 4 hrs
Individual C1 (Oral) Thu, Dec 9*
or 4:10–7:30pm
Prep: 1 hr;
Interview: 30 mins
DALF C2 (Written) Fri, Dec 10
12–3:30pm 3 hrs 30 mins
Individual C2 (Oral) Fri, Dec 10*
or 3:40–7:30pm
Prep: 1 hr 30 mins;
Interview: 30 mins

*Note: FIAF reserves the right to ask candidates from New York and its vicinity to take the oral exam at a different date depending on the number of candidates. Times are subject to change based on the number of candidates.

Safety Information

The health and well-being of our students, members, visitors, and staff are our number one priority.  We will be closely following strict guidelines recommended by the CDC and public health authorities regarding COVID-19.

All exam candidates must be vaccinated and are required to wear a face mask and maintain social distancing.  You must bring a proof of vaccination upon entering FIAF.

More frequent building-wide cleaning schedule has been implemented.


Please complete one of the registration forms below and return it to FIAF in person or by email.

Registration Form (doc)
Registration Form (pdf)

Exam Coordinator: Mrs. Voahangy Siraisi, FIAF Language Center, 22 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022

A1: $120
A2: $130
B1: $140
B2: $170
C1: $220
C2: $220

Exam fee is not refundable.

Payment is made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). You may pay over the phone (646-388-6691).

Exam session transfers are subject to a $50 fee and only permitted before the Registration Deadline of your original exam session. Any candidate who submits a transfer request after this Registration Deadline is subject to repay the full exam fee. Participation can only be transferred to the next session (without penalty) in the case of sickness, provided that a doctor’s note is mailed (not via email) within three days of the original Exam Date. If you have registered for an exam and need to transfer to another session, please email