Certifications in French

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All certifications are designed and awarded by the CIEP (Centre International d'Etudes Pédagogiques), an official department of the French Ministry of Education, that offers internationally recognized tests to assess individual’s knowledge of the French language or by the CCI Paris Ile-de-France (Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie).

To learn more about the levels defined by the CEFRL (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), click below.

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For immigration to Canada

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Officially prove your level

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Apply to French Citizenship

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First year university degree program student and Architecture student

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Working in French? Studying or moving to France? Need to prove your French level?

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DELF Prim (6–9 years old)

My first French diploma

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DELF Junior (10–17 years old)

You speak it. It proves it. Build your future in French.

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Cancellation Policy


CIEP regulations governing cancellations only allows refunds in case of emergency, defined as illness, transportation problems, or death of a loved one. Candidates who miss their scheduled exam date for one of these reasons may receive a full refund of their registration fees on condition that they provide the CIEP services with official proof.


No refunds.

For more information on certifications, please email [email protected]‑chicago.org