Registration procedure


Registration procedure

To register for the TEF CANADA, the TEFaq, the TEF pour la naturalisation, or the TEF you may:

  • Come to our reception desk in person during our regular business hours,


  • Mail us your application package to: Alliance Française of Ottawa – tests and certificates – 352 Maclaren Street, Ottawa, ON, K2P 0M6.

Your application must be completed BEFORE THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE (please refer to Calendar 2017), and contain ALL the following documents:

  • Registration form, properly filled out, dated and signed:  Download the registration form.
  • Applications for the TEFaq, TEF pour la naturalisation and TEF only: Two (2) recent (no more than 6 months old) identical passport photos of the candidate. The back of the photos must include the first and last name of the candidate. The photos must be 35 mm (1 3/8”) X 45 mm (1 3/4”). The head must measure between 31 mm (1 1/4”) and 36 mm (1 7/16”) from crown to chin. For more information, see Procedure for the collection and transmission of photos.
  • A photocopy of a piece of identification (TEF Canada: valid passport only; TEF, TEFaq and TEF Naturalisation: passport, driver’s license, permanent resident card, etc.) showing full name, photo, date of birth and signature.
  • A certified cheque or money order for the full amount required upon registration. Registration in person at the Alliance Française office: debit, Visa, Mastercard, cash or personal cheque accepted.
  • TEF, TEF Canada and TEF Naturalisation: To order a duplicate of the certificate of results: add $75.00 to your payment.
  • TEFaq: you will receive a free certificate of results by email. To order a duplicate of the certificate of results: add $75.00 to your payment.
  • A pre-stamped envelope (13”x10”) with sufficient postage charges with your full name and complete address. Priority™ or Xpresspost™ envelopes strongly recommended. Collection of the certificate of results in person at the Alliance Française office: no return envelope necessary.



We advise you to read the page After the test before registering. All the information concerning the process after the test is specified.

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