FIAF offers official certification/proficiency exams that are useful for school records, university applications, career requirements, and more.
View available exams below.
Exams for French Students
& Workers in the U.S.
Individual or Group Exams
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.
Kids & Teens
DELF PRIM (ages 8–12)
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 Version (ages 13+)
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.
Exams for Adults
Important: As of July 2015, only two tests—TCF ANF and TEF ANF—are recognized by the French government to certify the level of French of persons applying for French Citizenship.
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 Test de connaissance du français (TCF), 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.
As of January 1, 2012, persons wishing to acquire French nationality must attest to their level of spoken French. TCF ANF (Test de Connaissance du Français pour l’accès à la nationalité française) can be taken to meet this requirement. Read more.
TCF pour DAP
TCF pour 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 for Québec
The TCF for 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.
Test d’Evaluation de Français evaluates your level of French for Canadian immigration, French Universities or for work. Read more.
As of January 1, 2012, persons wishing to acquire French nationality must attest to their level of spoken French. TEF ANF (Test d'Évaluation de Français pour l’accès à la nationalité française) can be used to meet this requirement. Read more.
The Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC- Canadian Federal Government) has approved the TEF for the linguistic evaluation of the immigration applicants belonging to the category "skilled workers". Read more.
TEF for Québec (TEFaQ)
The TEF for 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.
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.
D.U FLE & Master 1 FLE
Organized by the University of Stendhal Grenoble III Département de Français Langue Etrangère and the CNED. Read more.
FIAF also organizes Professional Development Workshops for Teachers of French.