Diplomas of Professional French

Adding a Diploma of Professional French (DFP) to one’s resume provides recognized validation of competence to work in French in the specified domain and language level (from A1 – Beginner, to C1 – Expert).

We are a center of examination for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris Ile-de-France (CCI Paris Ile-de-France) which offers certifications in Business, International relations, Tourism and Healthcare

Here are more details on CCIP' Certifications.

Candidates' prerequisites

Applicants must meet the following prerequisites:

Test overview and price

You will take the language proficiency exams on a computer at our office, followed by an oral interview.
Tests are made up of two parts:

  1. Understanding and processing information (between 45 minutes and 2 hours, depending on the level tested)
    • Processing written information
    • Processing oral information
    • Interact via writing
  2. Interact orally (between 5 and 15 minutes, with a period of preparation)
    • Two role-playing activities.

Candidates' Guide for DFP Affairs (call us if you would like to see the other specialty guides: 248-538-5440)

TEST Prices

DFP level A1/A2: $175

DFP level B1: $195

DFP level B2/C1: $235

Upcoming Exam Dates

DFP affaires level A1/level A2 : February 27th, 2023 Register before February 16th

DFP affaires level A1/level A2: February 28th,2023 Register before February 16th

DFP affaires Level B1: March 1st, 2023 Register before February 17th

DFP affaires Level B1: March 2nd, 2023 Register before February 17th

DFP affaires Level B2/C1 March 3rd,2023 Register before February 19th

If a level is full do not hesitate to contact us afd@afdetroit.org, we may be able to accommodate. 248-538-5440

How to register and prepare for the test

To register, you will need to fill out this FORM and send it to afd@afdetroit.org

Then you will need to pay for the selected test and date.

Registration is only complete once payment is completed. Attention: Payments are non-refundable

Exam cancellation polices: Any candidate who submits a request to postpone the exam date after the Registration Deadline of his exam is subject to repay the full exam fee.

Transfer to the next session without penalty will be accepted in the case of sickness, provided that a doctor’s note is mailed (not via email) within three days of the original Exam Date.

If you have registered for an exam and need to transfer to another session, please email afd@afdetroit.org

Click here for resources to prepare for the exam.