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Date 2021

Test date: (pending)
Registration from: (pending)
Results: 15 days after the test


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The French Ministries of Education, Higher Education and Research have entrusted France Education International to assess and logo tcf dapcertify French language for foreign students. It is necessary to obtain a language certificate before you apply to be abmitted to the first year of a Bachelor's Degree in a French University or to enter a French architectural school.

This test (TCF for DAP) includes listening/reading comprehension tests, a test of proficiency in language structures, as well as a compulsory test of written expression.

Candidates holding the DELF B2 are now exempted from the TCF DAP.




Conditions of admission / Conditions of successful application

You must have a long stay visa before before you ask the registration form. Candidates belonging to a Member State of the European Community or the European Economic Area are not affected by this procedure.


  • The TCF for the DAP lasts a total of 3 hours:
Listening comprehension 29 questions 25 min
Proficiency in language structures 18 questions 15 min
Reading comprehension 29 questions 45 min
Writing (written expression) 2 writing tasks 1h30
  • Results

An overall score of out 699 points is given for the Multipal Choice questions as well as an assessment between A1 and C2 (elementary to advanced levels). The written expression is rated out of 20 and is also assessed between A1 and C2. The results for the comprehension tests (listening and reading) and the test of proficiency in language structures is accompanied an additional appraisal.
  • Certificate
The test certificate is available 15 days after the test, and is valid for 2 years. You can collect your certificate from the International Relations Office, situated at the MEIF - Maison des Échanges Internationaux et de la Francophonie



  • TCF DAP : 72€

Conditions of submission

The i-FLE welcomes test takers for the TCF-DAP.
Test date :  7 February 2020
Registration and payment at  from November 1 ,2019 to January 17, 2020

To be eligible to take the TCF for DAP, you must have handed in the DAP green file
Registration and payments are made only on the CIEP website.