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Alliance Française Ottawa is the only accredited examination center for tests and diplomas certified by the French government and internationally recognized in the National Capital Region.
The DELF (Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française) and the DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are official diplomas awarded by the French National Ministry of Education to certify the competency of candidates from outside of France in the French language. The DELF and DALF qualifications are under the authority of the CIEP (Centre International d’Études Pédagogiques).
The DELF and the DALF are composed of six independent diplomas corresponding to the six levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).
The DELF and DALF diplomas are independent, so candidates register directly for the examination of their choice. At each level, four skills are evaluated: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
DELF junior A1
DELF junior A2
DELF junior B1
DELF junior B2
For more details about the examinations, visit the CIEP website
|DELF / DALF|
|Level||Exam date||Registration deadline*|
|DELF TOUT PUBLIC A1||Monday, June 3, 2019||May 18|
|DELF TOUT PUBLIC A2||Tuesday, June 4, 2019||May 18|
|DELF TOUT PUBLIC B1||Wednesday, June 5, 2019||May 18|
|DELF TOUT PUBLIC B2||Thursday, June 6, 2019||May 18|
|DELF JUNIOR A1||Thursday, June 13, 2019||May 25|
|DELF JUNIOR A2||Wednesday, June 12, 2019||May 25|
|DELF JUNIOR B1||Tuesday, June 11, 2019||May 25|
|DELF JUNIOR B2||Monday, June 10, 2019||May 25|
Please note for the C1 and C2 level: AFO may not offer all tests for the DELF/DALF session in June 2019; the calendar will be finalized and validated shortly.
If no DELF/DALF test is offered at the level you are seeking, other tests will be offered in June as well (i.e. TCF or TEF).
|DELF A1||DELF A2||DELF B1||DELF B2|
Make sure the DELF/DALF is the right test for your situation. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to ensure that he/she is registered for the appropriate exam. Alliance Française Ottawa and its employees cannot be held responsible for the choices made by the candidate. Please refer to the Immigration Service to select the right test.
Certified cheque, money order, debit, Visa, Mastercard, cash or personal cheque accepted. Full amount required upon registration.
IMPORTANT: Verify the accuracy of the information on the registration form as they will appear on your certificate. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
If you have a disability or a condition that may require specific accommodations, please inform Alliance Française Ottawa before registration. All requests for accommodations must be accompanied by supporting documents (doctoŕ s note to specify the nature of the situation and which arrangements must be made to ensure you take the exam in the optimal conditions). For further questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 613-234-9470/221.
An official notification including the tests schedule and a candidate guide will be sent by email to the candidate approximately 5 to 10 days before the test.
On the day of the exam, candidates must be available all day (8am-6pm).
Candidates must check in with the supervisor of the official centre or the invigilator(s) with their notification of schedule and their valid passport. CANDIDATES WITHOUT VALID IDENTIFICATION WILL BE REFUSED TO ACCESS THE EXAMINATION; NO EXCEPTION WILL BE MADE.
After the identity check, the head of the official centre or the invigilator(s) will direct the candidates to their assigned seats in the examination room.
Exams are paper-based. Candidates must leave their piece of ID visibly on the table for the entirety of the test so that identity checks can be performed throughout the test.
During the entire examination, no exits will be permitted, unless in case of emergency or health issue previously informed by the candidate and justified with a medical certificate.
During the entirety of the exams, communication amongst candidates or the outside will not be permitted.
Candidates arriving late will not be allowed in the examination room once the examination has started.
In the event of fraud or misconduct by a candidate (disturbing the examination procedure, communication or attempt to communicate with other candidates or the outside…), candidates expose themselves to immediate removal from the examination room as well as a ban from taking the test for a period that will be determined by the CIEP.