The Test d'Évaluation de Français (TEF), is an exam of international recognition, it mesures a person's level of French (knowledge and skills). It is valid for two years like the TCF

An exam with 5 modular tests

Listening Comprehension: 40 min – 60 items on computer

Reading Comprehension: 60 min – 50 items on computer

Vocabulary & Structures: 30 min – 40 items on computer

Written Expression: 60 min – 2 topics to complete on computer

Oral Expression: 15 min – 2 topics to complete face to face with an examiner

Choose your exam according to your objectives:

Prices and details

The TEF pour l'intégration, la résidence et la nationalité

is specific to those who wish to obtain French citizenship or a resident card. Test details here.


Length: approx. 1.5 hours, $300

The TEF Canada

is specific to those wishing to emigrate to Canada. Test details here


Immigration: approx. 3.5 hours, $375

citizenship, approx 1 hour, $230

The TEF Québec (TEFAQ)

 is specific to those wishing to emigrate to Québec. Test details here.


Full Test: approx. 3.5 hours, $375

Mandatory: approx. 1 hours, $230


For personal, professional or educational reason.


Full Test: approx. 4. hours, $400

Each part individually $94

How to register to take a test at our center?

Once your registration has been validated, we will send you an invitation by email one week prior to the test session. Bring this convocation/invitation on the day of the exam with your ID.

 Please note! If you have not received your invitation one week before the exam, remember to check the “Spam” folder in your inbox.

Examination procedure will be in accordance with Michigan government recommendations for covid-19. Exam Center may change or cancel exam date in case of increasing risks. Please read our safety measures.

Upcoming Exam Dates

(We have some limited flexibility with the exam dates, do not hesitate to call and check with us.)

  • October 16, 2023 (TEF Canada, TEFAQ, TEF IRN)
  • November 10, 2023 ( TEF Canada, TEF IRN, TEFAQ)
  • January 24, 2024 (TEF Canada, TEF IRN, TEFAQ)
  • February 19, 2024 (TEF Canada, TEF IRN, TEFAQ)
  • March 21, 2024 (TEF Canada, TEF IRN, TEFAQ)

  • October 06, 2023
  • November 01, 2023
  • January 14, 2024
  • February 9, 2024
  • March 11,, 2024

Preparing for TEF

Resources from CCIP website