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 


 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   


You want to file an application for French Carte de Résident?

–> TEF Carte de résident ON COMPUTER


Calendar & Registration – Exams TEF October – December 2019


Download the TEF 2019 calendar : 2019 Calendar 

Download the registration form


Calendar & Registration – Exams TEF January – March 2020

Download the TEF 2020 calendar : 2020 Calendar 

Download the registration form


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


Exam TEF – presentation


The tests include 4 tests:
  • Written Comprehension : 60 min – 50 questions / 300 points
    Written Expression : 60 min – 2 topics / 450 points
    Listening : 40 min – 60 questions / 360 points
    Oral Expression : 15 min – 2 topics / 450 points

Testing procedures vary according to the type of TEF :

  Modalités selon examens


TEF 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 TEF 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 TEF exams


For any individual preparation request, please contact us:


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.
For that, ALIP recommends you various options, valid whatever the type of TEF which 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



TEFAQ Oral only: 120 €

TEFAQ Ecrit only: 105 €

TEFAQ Complete : 220 €

TEF Etudes ou Travail : 220 €

TEF Canada : 220 €

TEF Naturalisation : 140 €

TEF Résident : 140 €

Exams calendar

Consult the calendar of sessions:
ALIP TEF Calendar 2020




Payment by bank transfer, cheque or cash, before signing