Alliance Française offers the possibility to sit for the standardized test of the Paris Chamber of Commerce (TEF) or from the French Ministry of Education (TCF).

These tests are the French equivalent of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) or ELTS (ECCMA Language Translation Schema).


  • French proficiency test officially recognised by French -universities and application procedures for admission in Grandes Ecoles (see reference list at Espace CampusFrance)
  • French proficiency test officially recognised by the Canadian High Commission for emigration candidates (TEF French Citizenship, TEF Canada, TEF & TCF Québec)
  • For  2019 application to French Universities and schools (one session of TCF DAP will be held on 9th of February, kindly contact Campus France for more information on the registration process.

Validity: 2 years (TCF & TEF)

For a complete overview of 2020 exams calendar, click here.


Exam Fees 2020 (GST incl)

TEF / TCF épreuves obligatoires: $290

TEF / TCF épreuve optionnelle: $150

TEF / TCF Nationalité française $500

TEF / TCF Canada (4 épreuves) : $500
TEF / TCF Québec (2 épreuves) : $290
TEF / TCF Québec (4 épreuves) ! $500

TCF DAP : S$ 110.00

Please note that a passport size picture is requested for all versions of the TCF exam, you may send it through email.

Register online for the exam here.

Online preparation for TEF:

Get ready for TEF with PrepMyFuture!
PrepMyfuture is an online platform designed in partnership with CCI Paris Ile-de-France that allows you to train for all versions of the TEF.

This online training covers the 5 tests (reading comprehension, written production, structure and vocabulary, listening comprehension and oral production), offers activities and exercises as well as official mock-up exams.


Preparation in actual exam conditions :
– Replicates the TEF exam conditions
– Audio recordings and scripts
– A modern, easy to use inteface

Course sheets and training
– Course sheets covering each concept
– Solving tips and techniques
– Adaptative trainings for every course sheet

Full performance analysis
– Auto-corrected exercises
– Detailed explanations
– Highlights your strength and weaknesses

Click here to get your access to the platform and contact Baptiste CHAUVEAU to get your ID and password.

Preparatory classes can also be organized any time, in private or small group tuitions, please contact Baptiste Chauveau at academic@alliancefrancaise.org.sg or 68 178 170 for further information.

Important  Notices:

From April 2020, the TEF & TCF French Citizenship exams will evolve from 2 to 4 parts as requested by the French Ministry of Home Affairs (read more here).

As for January 2017 , there is no longer hard copy certificate edited for TEFAQ and TEF for French citizenship. Candidates will receive it by email.  

For more information on TEF / TCF exams, please contact Baptiste Chauveau at academic@alliancefrancaise.org.sg
or call 6817 8170

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

Important notice: please note that Alliance Française will be closed this Friday 10 July for polling day. Thank you for your understanding!