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French Exams

Our Exam Center

The Alliance Française de Chicago is proud to be Illinois’ only official French examination center. All certifications are designed and awarded by France Éducation International (FEI), an official department of the French Ministry of Education whose internationally recognized tests assess knowledge of the French language, or by the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie Paris Ile-de-France (CCIP).

Upcoming Exams

Keep scrolling to learn about our certification offerings and upcoming test dates!

If you don’t see the exam you’re looking for, or you cannot attend any of the listed test dates, don’t worry — we may be able to offer it à la demande! Contact us at [email protected] to inquire about private exams.

Exams Currently Offered

TEF Canada
The TEF is mandatory for economic immigration programs and Canadian citizenship.
DELF and DALF
The DELF and DALF allow you to officially prove your French language level.
DELF Junior
The DELF Junior is adapted from the DELF tout public and is suited for teenagers between 12 and 18 years old in middle and high-school.
DELF Prim
The DELF Prim is an official certificate awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the proficiency in French as a Foreign Language of children ages 8 to 12.
TAPIF
TAPIF (Teaching Assistant Program in France) is a competitive program managed by France Éducation international and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and requires a minimum B1-level proficiency in French.
TCF IRN
The TCF IRN is for persons applying for French nationality or long-term residency.
TCF TP
The TCF TP is a standardized and graded French language test.