Certification Tests (TEF, TCF)

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Our exam center is open! Tests and exams take place the Alliance Française de Seattle. A limited number of sessions for TEF are organized with one (1) candidate at a time. Please check our TEF policies.

AFSeattle is only accepting candidates who are residents of the states of Washington and Oregon (candidates will be asked for a proof of residency in their registration request). For residents of other regions in the USA: please check with the local Alliances Françaises, who are also offering TEF or TCF sessions. 

Should you have questions about the test content, please click on the link TEST DETAILS below. To register, please find the test of your choice below and follow the registration procedure.

Please note that there is no more TCF DAP (check the new requirements here).

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Need to practice for your TEF?

PrepMyTEF is an e-learning platform which will help you to prepare for your TEF certification test. Each licence is valid 1 year. 

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How do I take a TEF ?

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I choose the certification test from the options below.
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I complete the request form; if my registration is confirmed, I complete the payment within 48H.
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Two days before the test, I receive a health questionnaire to respond to.
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On the day of my test, I arrive at the center on time. If early, I wait in my car.
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Approx. 2-4 weeks later: I receive my results by email from CCI Paris Ile-de-France.

TEF Canada [Immigration] Test d'évaluation de français pour l'immigration au Canada

Registration for 2023 sessions here.

The Test d’Evaluation de Français (TEF) of the Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry is an international benchmark test that measures your level of knowledge and skills in French.

The TEF Canada Immigration is specific to those wishing to emigrate to Canada.

TEF Canada test details here.

Written comprehension, oral comprehension, written expression, and oral expression (approx. 3.5 hours)

Certificate sent by email approx. 2-4 weeks after. Valid 2 years

$365

A1 to C2

TEF IRN Test d'évaluation de français pour la citoyenneté française ou la carte de résidence de longue durée

Registration for 2023 sessions here.

The Test d’Evaluation de Français (TEF) of the Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry is an international benchmark test that measures your level of knowledge and skills in French.

The TEF pour l'intégration, la résidence et la nationalité is specific to those who wish to obtain French citizenship or a resident card.

TEF pour l'intégration, la résidence et la nationalité test details here.

Written comprehension, oral comprehension, written expression, oral expression (approx. 1.5 hours)

Certificate sent by email approx. 2-4 weeks after. Valid 2 years

$330

A1 to C2

TEFAQ Test d'évaluation de français pour l'immigration au Québec

Registration for 2023 sessions here.

The Test d’Evaluation de Français (TEF) of the Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry is an international benchmark test that measures your level of knowledge and skills in French.

TEF Québec (TEFAQ) is specific to those wishing to emigrate to Québec. Primary applicants must complete the Full examination, while non-primary applicants must complete Electives only.

TEFAQ test details here.

Written comprehension, oral comprehension, written expression, oral expression (approx. 3.5 hours)

Certificate sent by email approx. 2-4 weeks after. Valid 2 years

$365

A1 to C2

Registration for 2023 sessions here.

The Test d’Evaluation de Français (TEF) of the Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry is an international benchmark test that measures your level of knowledge and skills in French.

TEF Québec (TEFAQ) is specific to those wishing to emigrate to Québec. Primary applicants must complete the Full examination, while non-primary applicants must complete Electives only.

TEFAQ test details here.

Electives: Oral comprehension, oral expression (approx. 1.5 hours)

Certificate sent by email approx. 2-4 weeks after. Valid 2 years

$200

A1 to C2

TEF [Full] Test d'évaluation de français

Registration for 2023 sessions here.

The Test d’Evaluation de Français (TEF) of the Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry is an international benchmark test that measures your level of knowledge and skills in French.

TEF test details here.

There are five (5) modules to choose from: written comprehension, oral comprehension, vocabulary & syntax, written expression, and oral expression (approx. 4 hours)

Certificate sent by email approx. 2-4 weeks after. Valid 2 years

$94/module

A1 to C2