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Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française/ Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française

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.

Important Note
As of July 2015, only two tests—TCF ANF and TEF ANF—are recognized by the French government to certify an applicant’s level of French. The DELF B1 exam is not recognized.

Exam Preparation Help
FIAF Classes: DELF - DALF Prep
Official website:
Sample Tests:
Old/New DELF-DALF Equivalencies:

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


Exam Eligibility

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

Basic-Level User
DELF A1: FIAF class level 102, 103 and 201
DELF A2: FIAF class level 202, 203, 204 and 301

Independent User
DELF B1: FIAF class level 302, 303, 304 and 401
DELF B2: FIAF class level 402, 403, 404 and 405

Expert User
DALF C1: FIAF class level 501, 502 and 503
DALF C2: FIAF class level 504, 505 and 506


Exam Schedule: All Audiences

Exam Dates: December 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11, 2015
Registration: October 26, 2015 – Registration Deadline: November 27, 2015

Exam 2015 Dates Time Duration
Basic-Level User
DELF A1 (Written) Mon, Dec 7 12–1:20pm 1 hr 20 mins
Individual A1 (Oral) Mon, Dec 7* 8:30 to 11:30am or 1:30 to 5pm* Prep: 10 mins;
Interview 7 mins
DELF A2 (Written) Tue, Dec 8 12–1:40pm 1 hr 40 mins
Individual A2 (Oral) Tue, Dec 8* 8:30 to 11:30am or 1:50 to 5:30pm* Prep: 10 mins;
Interview: 8 mins
Independent User
DELF B1 (Written) Wed, Dec 9 12–1:45pm 1 hr 45 mins
Individual B1 (Oral) Wed, Dec 9* 8:30 to 11:30am or 1:55 to 6pm* Prep: 10 mins;
Interview: 15 mins
DELF B2 (Written) Thu, Dec 10 12–2:30pm 2 hrs 30 mins
Individual B2 (Oral) Thu, Dec 10* 8:30 to 11:30am or 2:40 to 6:30pm* Prep: 30 mins;
Interview: 20 mins
Expert User
DALF C1 (Written) Fri, Dec 11 12–4pm 4 hrs
Individual C1 (Oral) Fri, Dec 11* 8:30 to 11:30am or 4:10 to 7:30pm* Prep: 1 hr;
Interview: 30 mins
DALF C2 (Written) Fri, Dec 11 12–3:30pm 3 hrs 30 mins
Individual C2 (Oral) Fri, Dec 11* 8:30 to 11:30am or 3:40 to 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.



Please complete one of the registration forms below and return it to FIAF by mail, fax or email.

  Registration Form (doc)

  Registration Form (pdf)

Mail: Mrs. Voahangy Siraisi,
FIAF Language Center, 22 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022
Fax: 212 527 2678

A1 $110
A2 $110
B1 $125
B2 $150
C1 $190
C2 $190

You may pay by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or American Express) in person or over the telephone, or by check or money order (to FIAF).

Note: Exam fee is not refundable.
Exam participation can only be transferred to the next session in case of sickness. A doctor’s note (not via email) must be mailed within the next three days of the test.


Contact Voahangy Siraisi
Exam Coordinator
646 388 6691

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