TCF: Preparation and Enrolment

Official French language test of TCF:

France Langue, Exams center of TCF !

TCF (Test de Connaissance du Français) is a French language test was conceived by the Centre International d’Etudes Pédagogiques (CIEP) and is intended for people who are not native French speakers and who, for professional, personal or academic reasons, wish to have their competency in French assessed and certified simply, reliably and quickly.
All candidates receive a certificate that grades them at one of the six levels of competency as defined by the Council of Europe (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). The certificate is valid for 2 years (from the issued date by the CIEP).

Skills measured

The review assesses the TCF with 80 questions (compulsory tests) the level of knowledge and skills:

  • Listening comprehension - 30 questions - 20 min

  • Use of language structures - 20 questions - 20 min

  • Reading comprehension - 30 questions - 45 min

Time allowed: 1:30

TCF for access to French Nationality

TCF for access to French nationality has been specifically designed to meet the new provisions introduced by the French Ministry of the Interior, and Immigration office on the control of knowledge of the French language for applicants to acquire French nationality.

The "TCF for access to French nationality" is valid only for application for acquisition of French nationality by marriage or naturalization.

France Langue Nice and Bordeaux are examen centers for the TCF for the access to French Nationality.

Dates Paris

15 March 2016
12 April 2016
17 May 2016
14 June 2016
19 July 2016
13 September 2016
11 October 2016
15 November 2016
13 December 2016

France Langue Paris Opéra

Exam Center:
France Langue Paris Opéra
27 boulevard des Italiens, 75002 Paris

Prices: 100 €

Download the resgistration form

Dates Nice

TCF for Access to French Nationality
31 March 2016
28 April 2016
2 June 2016
30 June 2016
1 September 2016
6 October 2016
116 November 2016
8 December 2016

France Langue Nice

Exam Center:
France Langue Nice
22 avenue Notre-Dame, 06000 Nice

TCF for Access to French Nationality: 110 €

Download the registration form.

Dates Bordeaux

TCF classic
18 March 2016
17 June 2016
23 September 2016
09 December 2016
TCF for Access to French Nationality
22 April 2016
17 June 2016
27 August 2016
21 October 2016

France Langue Bordeaux

Exam Center:
France Langue Bordeaux
42 rue Lafaurie de Monbadon, 33000 Bordeaux

Prices :
TCF classic: 100 €
TCF for Access to French Nationality: 120 €

Download the registration form.

Minimum 6 candidates.