Voltaire Certificate

Make spelling a professional asset by sitting the Voltaire Certificate!
The Voltaire Certificate is a certificate of standard in spelling recognised by schools and numerous companies. Reliable and objective, it can be included on your CV to certify a good spelling standard for recruiters. The Voltaire Certificate is valid for 4 years from the date the examination is sat.

The Alliance française de Bruxelles-Europe is an authorised examination centre for this certification and allows its students to benefit from an advantageous tariff.

Who is it for?

For anyone, whether francophone or French student, wishing to certify their standard of spelling.


The examination lasts 3 hours. It begins with a short, simple 2-line dictation, followed by a multiple choice questionnaire of 195 sentences.

Calendar of sessions 2018

Session Date of exam Enrolment
Session 1 07 March at 1pm from 01 to 23 February
Session 2 06 June at 1pm from 02 to 25 May
Session 3 12 September at 1pm from 06 to 31 August
Session 4 05 December at 1pm from 29 October to 23 November

N.B.: the number of places per session is limited!

When will I receive my results?
Your results will be available 3 weeks after the test, at the latest.


Voltaire Certificate Enrolment fees
Alliance française de Bruxelles-Europe candidate* €45
External candidate €59,90

*Reduced tariff for Alliance française de Bruxelles-Europe students


You are student with the Alliance française de Bruxelles-Europe...

Please contact us by email at the address: examens(at)alliancefr.be and send us the completed enrolment form: click here to download it.

You are an external candidate...

Consult the official website of the Voltaire Certificate.

Special sales for the Voltaire Certificate

Your enrolment is deemed to be your acceptance of our general sales conditions and special sales conditions which we invite you to consult.

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