DELF (Diplôme élémentaire de langue française) and DALF (Diplôme approfondi de langue française) are organized and delivered by the French Ministry of Education. These diplomas assessing your level in French language are internationally recognized and have lifetime validity.
Alliance Française is the only official centre for the international exams and tests offered by the French Ministry of Education.

Who can take the exam?

Anybody can take any of the 6 exams testing 6 different levels according to their level of proficiency. You do not have to take the exams in a chronological way. You can take as many exams as you want in one session.

This is an overview of what is commonly accepted:

Level (CERF)
Standard accessibility
Equivalence with AF courses
after 80 hrs
Beginner level (Alter Ego + 1)
after 240 hrs
Intermediate level (Alter Ego + 2)
after 400 hrs
Advanced level (Edito B1)
after 600 hrs
Superior level (Edito B2)
Focused proficiency
after 800 hrs
Expert level (Alter Ego 4+)
Global proficiency
after 1000 hrs
Expert level (Alter Ego 4+)
Tariffs 2017 (GST incl):
A1 :$105
A2 :$105
B1 :$160
B2 :$160
C1 : $230
C2 : $230

Session dates

There are 2 sessions per year.

Session I at Alliance française: 18-26 May 2017

Registration for Session I: 18 February – 11 March 2017 @  Alliance Française reception desk

Session II at Alliance Française: 16 – 24 November 2017

Registration for Session II: 19 August – 09 September 2017 @  Alliance Française reception desk

For a complete overview of DELF – DALF exams 2017 calendar, click here.

For a complete overview of all exams calendar, click here

DELF exams exist in Adult,  Junior (13 to 17 years old)  and Prim (8 to 12 years old) versions. DALF exists only in Adult version.

Junior version offers from A1 to B2.  Prim version offers from A1 to A2 and a unique discovery sublevel A1.1 (after approximately 60h) to encourage young learners.

Please note that Alliance Française do offer special preparation DELF/DALF exam courses conducted by certified DELF/DALF training teachers. More information on the DELF classes here and on the DALF classes here.


For more information on DELF/DALF exams, please contact or call 6833 9310

Please note that to replace/ reproduce any of international examination certificate,
a fee of $65.00 will apply.


Do not hesitate to send us a message or call us at 67378422 should you have any questions