About the tests
Are you taking the test for...
PLEASE NOTE: ALWAYS check requirements FIRST with the relevant institution. We are NOT RESPONSIBLE if you take the wrong test. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are taking the correct test.
- Permanent residency or Canadian Citizenship?
- Permanent residency: TEF Canada - all 4 parts
- Canadian citizenship: TEF Canada - Oral comprehension & Oral expression
- Admission to Universities...
- ...in France: TCF DAP
- ...Université de Saint-Boniface: TCF tout public, TEF, or DELF
- Employment with the Government of Canada?
French certification options
Certify your achievements
Certification for administrative reasons (immigration, permanent residency, etc.)
The DELF and DALF are official diplomas from France’s national Ministry of Education. They are valid for life, awarded and recognized around the world.
The DELF and DALF officially certify the ability of students to use the French language in real-life situations, based on the six competency levels identified within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).
Passing the DELF or DALF exam depends on your level within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. A1 to B2 levels lead to the DELF and C1 to C2 levels lead to the DALF.
The TEF Canada is recognised by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) as proof of linguistic proficiency for applications for permanent residency and for Canadian citizenship.
The TEF (Test d’Évaluation de Français) exam is a single test for all levels. The candidate receives an international certificate corresponding to his or her exact level in the 6 level-range of the Common European Framework of Reference of Languages (CEFRL).
The TCF (Test de Connaissance du Français) exam, like the TEF, is a single test for all levels. The candidate receives an international certificate corresponding to his or her exact level in the 6 level-range of the Common European Framework of Reference of Languages
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