The TEF Canada is a standardized and graded French language test that is mandatory for economic immigration programs that require proof of language skills. For people seeking Canadian citizenship, it is also proves one’s French language proficiency level.
All candidates receive a digital certificate of their French level (from A1 to C2) within 3–6 weeks of the test date.
Since January 2021, the TEF Canada is no longer taken on paper, but instead in a computer format. (Note: exams are still taken on-site.) Our computers have QWERTY keyboards with a built-in accent keyboard on the screen.
There is a maximum of 6 people per exam.
April 22, 2022 | Registration deadline: April 8 | Register now
May 27, 2022 | Registration deadline: May 13 | Register now
After you complete your registration and payment, please email a copy of your passport to [email protected]. Any incomplete applications will be rejected. Pictures will be taken on the day of the exam; you do not need to bring a paper picture.
A candidate must complete all of the below sections:
Immigration to Canada requires at least a level 7, or level B2 of the CEFL.
A candidate must complete only the below sections:
Full exam (needed for immigration): $375
Compréhension + expression orale only (needed for citizenship): $200
Once registered, exam fees are nonrefundable.
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