TestS : TCF family of tests

The Test de Connaissance du Français (TCF), designed by the France Education International (formerly CIEP) and accredited by the French Ministry of Education, is a French language proficiency test for non-native speakers who wish to evaluate and have their level of proficiency certified for professional, academic, or personal reasons.

In general, the TCF grades and ranks candidates at one of the six levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2)
on a scale defined by the Council of Europe (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
TCF grade results are reliable measurements for determining proficiency.

Below are the variants available at our Alliance Française Miami-Metro : 

TCF Tout Public

The TCF tout public consists of three sections:

All candidates must take the multiple choice section.
The writing and speaking portions are optional, but strongly recommended for university candidates.

Pricing :

(accès à la Nationalité Française)
* new provisions as November 2019*

The TCF ANF exam consists of four mandatory sections:

Total duration of test : 1h50 minutes , additional preparation and explanations  additional
Pricing : around $ 250 TBC (AFMM members take $20 off)
Next session : Coming soon.  Written part of test begins at 9 AM Miami time, and take place in a location in Brickell.

TCF DAP (demande d’admission préalable)

If you wish to apply, in France, as a first year undergraduate (L1) or as an architecture school student
and you do not have the DELF B2 or DALF, you must apply for a TCF specific to the preliminary
admission application, called TCF for DAP.

Part 1 (85′) : Listening examination: 29 questions

Part 2 (60′) : Writing test composed of 3 tasks:


The TCF Québec exam consists of two sections:

Pricing : TBD (AFMM members take $10 off)
Dates :  Comig soon.


Pricing :  Compulsory Section + Oral + Written Around $ 300 TBC (AFMM members take $20 off)
Dates :  Coming soon.

rules and regulations

Candidates must check in with the staff of the  TEF centre with their notification of schedule and a picture ID with signature
(valid passport / valid driver’s licence / national ID card).
After the identity check, the head of the official TEF centre  will take an identification picture of each candidate and direct them
to their assigned seats.
Each table will be equipped with: a guide to the answer sheet on which will appear the candidate’s name,
date of birth and candidate ID number; an answer sheet.
During the entire multiple choice questions part of the test (approximately 1 hour 40 minutes), no exits will be permitted. During the entire written expression examination (1 hour), no exits will be permitted, unless in case of emergency or health issue previously informed by the candidate and justified with a medical certificate.
During the entirety of the exams, communication amongst candidates will not be permitted.
Draft paper or notes material is not allowed.
Candidates arriving late will not be allowed in the examination room once the examination has started.
In the event of fraud or misconduct by a candidate (disturbing the examination procedure, communication or attempt to communicate with other candidates or the outside…), candidates expose themselves to immediate removal from the examination room as well as a ban from taking the test for a period of time that will be determined by the CCI Paris Ile de France.


An official certificate of results will be delivered to each candidate 6 to 8 weeks after the exam date.
Each certificate is detailed and personalised. For each module, the certificate will show the score obtained,
the level of proficiency reached as well as a commentary of the skills in general French.

Academic degrees are not required to take the TEF Canada. Candidates may take the test several times,
allowing a minimum of 60 days between two exam sessions.

DATES AND Registration

Dates to be announced

STEP 1 Download and fill out the registration form

STEP 2 : Return it to us along with your payment and a copy of your photo ID

Your application can be validated only if we receive both your filled-out registration form and your online payment.
All exam sales are final.  No credits, no refunds.

Should you wish to receive the diploma by mail, please add the $10-postal fees to your payment  (for US postal code only).

Please make sure that all the information submitted on the registration form is correct.
The name that appears on your form should match the name on your ID.

STEP 3  : We will send you all confirmation and details regarding your session within a short period of time.

Looking forward to meeting you, 
Test center team at  

Test registration deadlines are non-negotiable. Test fees are nonrefundable.  
Alliance Française Miami-Metro does not provide any advice on required materials for immigration.

Contact us

c/o Consulate General of France in Miami
Cultural Services
1395 Brickell Ave, Suite 1050
Miami FL, 33131
Phone: 305-417-6243
Contact us: info@af-miami.org

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