The DELF-DALF exams

The DELF and DALF are official French language proficiency qualifications administered and awarded by the French Ministry of Education, and are available at 6 different levels. The DELF French test is for beginners and intermediate learners, and the DALF is for those who have more advanced knowledge.

Who can take the DELF/DALF French exams?

The tests are suited to a wide range of candidates, and different versions are available for primary school students (DELF Prim), secondary school students (DELF Junior) and adults (DELF-DALF Tout Public). You can register directly for the exam at the level you require, without any need to prove any prior course of study or to have passed any other exams.

What are the DELF/DALF French tests like?

These exams assess four skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. Authentic documents are used, so that the candidate’s language skills are tested rather than their more formal linguistic and grammatical knowledge.
For more information on the exam format and to access sample papers, visit France Education International

What are the benefits of a DELF/DALF qualification?

  • an official statement of your French level, valid for life and recognised internationally, including for French nationality applications;
  • proof of how much your French has improved;
  • career advancement and an official qualification for your CV;
  • recognised proof of level for studies at a French university or institute of higher education.

Do you offer DELF/DALF exam preparation courses?

Yes! We offer exam preparation classes for DELF B2 and DALF C1 levels, and all our other courses use materials similar to the exam formats. Please talk to your teacher or contact us for more information.

How do I register for the DELF / DALF exams?

1. Download and complete the registration form.
2. Send it by e-mail to
3. We will email to confirm receipt of your form so that you can contact us to pay the exam fees. Your exam place will only be secured once a payment has been received.


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