You need to certify your level in French to pursue studies, emigrate to Canada or Quebec or apply for French nationality?


You want to study or work in France and you need to certify your level?
–> TEF for studies or TCF Tout Public
 Want to emigrate to Canada and need to complete your immigration file?
–> TEF Canada       
You want to emigrate to Quebec and must complete your immigration file?
–> TEFAQ                
You want to file an application for French nationality?
–> TEF Naturalisation française ON COMPUTER or TCF ANF 
You want to file an application for French Carte de Résident?
–> TEF Carte de résident ON COMPUTER or TCF CRF




I download the calendar here.




At a distance
  • I complete the registration form.
  • I send my registration form by mail with my payment (cheque or proof of bank transfer) OR I send my registration form by email with the proof of bank transfer.
On the spot 
  • I complete the form and make my payment by cash or check on the spot ALIP 25-27 rue Ginoux 75015 Paris Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 6 pm.

Download the registration form for TEF exams
Download the registration form for TCF exams
Register for our TCF / TEF preparation course


Registration and payment on site from Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm, by mail or online by bank transfer.
For any information, do not hesitate to contact us



TEF & TCF measures your level of French language skills, from an elementary mastery to a complete mastery. The results are valid for two years.
No prior diploma is required. The candidate must be over 16 years of age.

Tips for taking the exams


  • Remember to download your Candidate Handbook – Manuel du candidat –  before the examination (the link is on your invitation). You will find useful information about your tests and your preparation.
  • Please arrive at ALIP at least 30 minutes before your exam.
  • Remember to bring valid identification card, otherwise you will be denied access to the examination room. You will also need a passport photo and a black pen.
  • Remember to indicate any health or other problems before the day of the examination, so that it takes place in the best conditions.
  • Mobile phones are strictly forbidden in the examination rooms. Dictionaries are also prohibited.
  • Pay close attention to the instructions of the supervisors and boards of examiners.


Tips for preparing for exams


A good preparation is essential to give you all the chances to obtain the expected results.
You must be familiar with the types of tests to avoid any stress and loss of time on the day of the exam.


Discover our new TCF / TEF training here 


ALIP recommends you also various options, valid whatever the type of TEF exam you pass:


  • The trainings tutoriels from CCIP – Le Français des Affaires 
  • Application français 3.0 from  CCIP – Le Français des Affaires 
  • Following books :
    • TEF Hachette FLE
    • TEF 250 activités CLE International


For TCF exams, please check the list here 


TEFAQ Oral only: 125 €

TEFAQ Ecrit only: 110 €

TEFAQ Complete : 225 €

TEF / TCF Etudes ou Travail : 90 / 225 €

TEF Canada : 225 €

TEF / TCF Naturalisation : 145 €

TEF / TCF Résident : 145 €

Exams calendar

Consult the calendar of sessions here





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