Exams & Tests

About Our Official Exams & Tests

Have your level of French recognised FOR LIFE!

International examinations in languages take an important place in a student's curricula: they are worldwide recognized standards. Here are the exams that are available currently in Victoria and Vancouver.


What is the DELF?
The DELF (Diplôme d'Études en Langue Française) is an official diploma awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the French language competency of candidates outside of France.

Is it available in Victoria?
Yes! Contact us if you are an independent school and interested in offering "DELF scolaire" to your students .

And Contact UVic for information and availability of public DELF exam of other levels .


What is the TCF?
The TCF exam assesses a person’s level of French for general purposes. It is intended for people who are non-native speakers wishing to assess and certify their skills in French in a simple, reliable and timely fashion, and for academic, professional, or personal reasons.

What is the TEF?
The TEF Canada is recognised as official proof of language proficiency by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) as well as the Quebec Ministry of Immigration and Cultural Communities (MICC) for permanent residency applications, Quebec Selection Certificate applications and Canadian citizenship applications.

Are these exams offered in Victoria?
Not yet! UVIC will soon offer TCF exams and we are working on getting certified as a TEF exam center. We'll keep you informed via our newsletter.
In the meantime, please contact l'Alliance Française de Vancouver to sign up for one of these exams.

How can we help?
L'Alliance Française de Victoria can help you prepare for the TEF with individualized lessons. Learn more here

Alliance Française de Victoria is the official centre of French Exams in the city, We currently offer the DELF exam and we are working on obtaining additional certficiations. Please check back on this page, or sign up for our newsletter to know when we are offering more exams. 

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