TCF

Assess your standard with the French Language Test (TCF), rapid and official proof!

The TCF assesses your competence in French and places you on the scale of CEFR* levels. The result obtained in this test gives you a certificate of level valid for two years.

There are four types of TCF: the General TCF, TCF Québec, TCF Canada, and TCF IRN. We organise several sessions each year.


TCF Québec

The TCF Québec is a test of linguistic standard in French, in line with the standards for the Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion (MIDI) within the framework of an immigration application for Québec.

Who is it for?
This test is reserved for the exclusive use of candidates making an application in an immigration office or a General Delegation in Québec.

Examinations
This test involves four examinations:

  • Oral comprehension examination: 25 minutes
  • Written comprehension examination: 45 minutes
  • Oral expression examination: 12 minutes
  • Written expression examination: 1 hour

More information on the TCF for Québec

At Alliance française of Bruxelles-Europe : Thursday July 7th
Deadline for registration : 23/05/22

Deadline for enrolment : 28/06/22


TarifF Tcf Québec

225 € 225 €


TCF Canada

The TCF Canada is a test of linguistic standard in French, in line with the standards for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) within the framework of an immigration application for Canada (expect Québec).

Who is it for?
This test is reserved for the exclusive use of candidates making an application in an immigration office or a General Delegation in Canada. Test results are accepted for economic migration or application for Citizenship.

Examinations
This test involves four examinations:

  • Oral comprehension examination: 35 minutes
  • Written comprehension examination: 1 hour
  • Oral expression examination: 12 minutes
  • Written expression examination: 1 hour

More information on the TCF for Canada

Next session :

At Alliance française of Bruxelles-Europe : Thursday April 14th

Deadline for enrolment : 05/04/22

At Alliance française of Bruxelles-Europe : Friday July 8th
Deadline for registration : 23/05/22

Deadline for enrolment :28/06/22

TarifF Tcf canada

225 € 225 €


TCF IRN

The TCF IRN is intended for any foreigner over 16 years of age wishing to validate their level of French for : an application for French nationality. 

Who is it for?
For anyone wishing to apply for French nationality. 

Examinations
The TCF IRN includes 4 mandatory examinations: oral comprehension (15 minutes), writing comprehension (20 minutes), writing expression (30 minutes) and oral expression (10 minutes).

More information on the TCF IRN
More information on obtaining French nationality

At Alliance française of Bruxelles-Europe : Wednesday April 13rd
Deadline for enrolment : 05/04/22

At Alliance française of Bruxelles-Europe : Wednesday July 6th
Deadline for registration : 23/05/22
Deadline for enrolment :28/06/22

TarifF Tcf irn

200 € 200 €


General TCF

The General TCF allows the assessment of your standard of oral and written expression. The questions follow the principle of gradually increasing difficulty.

Who is it for?
For anyone wishing to assess their competence in French for personal, academic or professional purposes.

The full General TCF (mandatory + additional examinations) is required by most French universities to accept applications by foreign students in their various study departments (faculties). Please contact your university for information on its requirements before enrolling.

Mandatory examinations
Mandatory examinations last 1 hour 25 minutes and include 76 multiple choice questions, assessing your oral comprehension, your command of the language structure and your written comprehension.

Additional examinations
The additional examinations assess your standard of written and oral expression. The oral expression examination lasts 12 minutes and the written expression examination lasts 1 hour.

More information on the General TCF

At Alliance française of Bruxelles-Europe : Tuesday April 12nd
Deadline for enrolment : 05/04/22

At Alliance française of Bruxelles-Europe : Monday July 5th
Deadline for registration : 23/05/22
Deadline for enrolment :28/06/22

 

225 € 225 €


Calendar 2022

Session Type of TCF Date of exam Deadline for enrolment
April TCF Canada 14/04/22 05/04/22
TCF Québec / /
TCF IRN  13/04/22 05/04/22
General TCF 12/04/22 05/04/22
Session Type of TCF Date of exam Deadline for enrolment
July
TCF Canada 08/07/22 28/06/22
TCF Québec 07/07/22 28/06/22
TCF IRN  06/07/22 28/06/22
General TCF 05/07/22 28/06/22




These sessions will take place only if the number of participants reach 7.
Please note that after the enrolment closure, you won't be able to change your registration.

The individual oral examination will take place the same day as the collective written examination: if you do the written exam on the morning, the oral one will take place on the afternoon - and vice versa.

The results will be communicated three weeks after the exam, at the latest.


Enrol!

Do not delay, there is a limited number of places per session!

Option 1 | Enrol online

You can enrol through our online enrolment platform. Please note that some dates are not available online. If you wish to enrol for one of those dates, please contact us by email or come and visit us.

ENROL ONLINE

Option 2 | Enrol at reception

You can also enrol directly at the reception of the Alliance Française Bruxelles-Europe. Remember to bring an identity document (identity card or passport).


your CONTACTS


Registrations & General information:
Reception team

Information on exams:
Exams team

General Sales Conditions for the TCF

Your enrolment is deemed to be your acceptance of our general sales conditions which you are invited to consult.


Prepare for the TCF!

The International France Education (FEI) website offers a range of tools to familiarise yourself with the TCF and prepare yourself for the day of the test.
More information

* Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, this provides a common base for the design of programmes, diplomas and certificates. Three levels are defined: elementary (A1-A2), independent (B1-B2) and experienced (C1-C2).