French Language Assessment



Make your CV stand out with a French diploma!

What are the DELF and DALF?
The DELF (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are the only official French language proficiency qualifications.

The DELF-DALF qualifications are administered and awarded by the French Ministry of Education and are available in different versions suited to a wide range of candidates: primary school students, secondary school students and adults.

These exams assess four skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing.

There are 6 levels to choose from: the DELF is for beginners and intermediate learners, both teenagers and adults, and the DALF is for those who have more advanced knowledge.

There are three exam sessions per year.

Each level is assessed with a separate exam and successful candidates are awarded a diploma indicating which level they have passed.

Why should I take a DELF-DALF exam?

  • The diploma you receive is awarded by the French Ministry of Education.
  • It is valid for life and recognised internationally.
  • It will boost your employability by making your CV stand out.
  • It will help you find jobs throughout the French-speaking world.
  • It may be an entry requirement for study in a French University or High School.

Are there any special exams for children and teenagers?
There are specially tailored DELF exams for children and teenagers, please contact your examination centre for more information.

Where can I take the DELF-DALF exams?

60 Hills Road
Cambridge, CB2 1LA
Tel : +44 (0)1223 561 854

West Parliament Square
Tel : +44 (0) 131 285 6030

email address

3 Park Circus
Glasgow, G3 6AX
Tel : +44 (0)141 331 4080

5 Library Place
St Helier
Tel : +44 (0)1534 875 655

17 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2DT
Tel : +44 (0)207 871 3515

Language Centre
13 Cromwell Place, London, SW17 2JN
Tel : +44 (0)207 871 3535

Alliance Française Manchester

125 Portland Street
M1 4QD
Tel : +44 (0)161 236 7117

AF de York, Room 3,
York Railway Institute (Social club),
22 Queen street,
York, YO24 1AD
Tel : +44 (0)1904 65 68 27

Where can I find out more?
For more information about the DELF-DALF, please check the official website: