The DELF (Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) exams are official diplomas awarded by France’s Ministry of Education and France Education International to certify the language skills of persons who have French as a second language.

They assess a candidate’s reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in French based on the six competency levels identified within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).

  • Officialize your progress - DELF/DALF exams are milestones in your learning journey, available at every level (A1 to C2)
  • Open doors - The 2 diplomas are Internationally recognized , and may help you apply to postsecondary institutions in Francophone countries, or to French programs in Canada. It could also impress potential employers looking for a bilingual candidate.
  • Assess your French, whatever your age - DELF/DALF diplomas are valid for life !
  • They are also available at a younger age (DELF Prim and DELF Jr), if you wish to give your kids the best chance.

The DELF Prim is aimed at children in elementary school, between the ages of
7 and 12. It certifies beginners levels : A1.1, A1
and A2.

The tests are designed on the same model as the adult version of the DELF, but
themes are adapted to young learners who are learning French as a foreign or second language.

The DELF Junior is aimed at teenagers in secondary school, between the ages of
12 and 18. It certifies beginners and intermediate levels : A1, A2, B1 and B2.


It is also designed on the same model as the adult version of the DELF, however subjects adapt to contexts of the personal and
educational life of teenagers.

The DELF Tout Public and the DALF are exams aimed at adults. The DELF Tout
Public certifies beginners and intermediate levels from A1 to B2, and the DALF certifies advanced levels, C1 and C2.