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Alliance Française Halifax is among the few accredited examination centres for tests and diplomas certified by the French government and internationally recognized in Nova-Scotia.

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 for whom French is a second language.

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):

  • A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2.
  • You DELF or DALF diploma is valid for life.

Examination dates are offered at specific times during the year and determined by the French National Ministry of Education. Please find the examination calendar below to know when is the next date offered.

At each level, four skills are evaluated: listening - speaking - reading - writing.

To determine which test level to take, please consult with the institutions’ requirements. You may use our self assessment tool Ev@lang to determine what level you currently have in order to help you choose the right level test.

DELF PrimDELF Tout Public
DELF Junior
DELF Tout Public
DELF Junior
A1.1A1A2
DELF Tout Public
DELF Junior
DELF Tout Public
DELF Junior
B1B2
DALFDALF
C1C2

A DELF or DALF certificate provides you with international recognition of your French proficiency and is valid for life.
If you are seeking a desirable employment opportunity with a French speaking company the DELF or DALF certificate can be the key to helping you stand out as an employable candidate.

A DELF certificate may be required when applying to French post secondary institutions. Here in Canada, certain post secondary institutions with French programs may require a DELF certificate upon registration.
Finally, a DELF certificate can help you validate your language skills on your learning journey.

The DELF Prim can be your child’s first French diploma and show them that they can actually speak French and boost their confidence.

For more details about the examinations, please visit the France Education International website.

Are you a school principal or French teacher and would you like to offer the DELF exam to your students? Contact us at
exam@afhalifax.ca or by phone at 902-580-8284.

DELF Tout Public is intended for anyone over the age of 18 years old who wishes to certify their level.

Registration Fees

  • DELF A1 $125.00
  • DELF A2 $125.00
  • DELF B1 $195.00
  • DELF B2 $195.00
  • DALF C1 $275.00
  • DALF C2 $275.00

The DELF Junior is intended for secondary school students from age 13 to 17 years old who want to have their French language skills assessed and recognized by an internationally-recognized diploma.

The exam follows the same structure as the DELF Tout public, only the topics are different and take into account the interests of young people.

Registration Fees

  • DELF Junior A1 $125.00
  • DELF Junior A2 $125.00
  • DELF Junior B1 $195.00
  • DELF Junior B2 $195.00

The DELF Prim is designed for children at the elementary level from the age of 7 to 12 years old. It is divided into 3 levels: A1.1, A1 and A2.

The exam includes themes from a child’s environment such as their family or their school or hobbies.

Registration Fees

  • DELF Prim A1.1 $80.00
  • DELF Prim A1 $80.00
  • DELF Prim A2 $80.00

LevelExamination DateRegistration DeadlineRegister
DELF Tout public A1March 8th 2021February 19th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public A1June 14th 2021May 28th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public A1August 9th 2021July 30th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public A1November 1st 2021October 15th 2021Register
DELF Tout public A2March 9th 2021February 19th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public A2June 15th 2021May 28th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public A2August 10th 2021July 30th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public A2November 2nd 2021October 15th 2021Register
DELF Tout public B1March 10th 2021February 19th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public B1June 16th 2021May 28th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public B1August 11th 2021July 30th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public B1November 3rd 2021October 15th 2021Register
DELF Tout public B2March 11th 2021February 19th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public B2June 17th 2021May 28th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public B2August 12th 2021July 30th 2021Registration closed
DELF Tout public B2November 4th 2021October 15th 2021Register
DALF Tout public C1March 12th 2021February 19th 2021Registration closed
DALF Tout public C1June 18th 2021 May 28th 2021Registration closed
DALF Tout public C1August 13th 2021July 30th 2021Registration closed
DALF Tout public C1November 5th 2021 October 15th 2021Register
DALF Tout public C2March 8th 2021February 19th 2021Registration closed
DALF Tout public C2June 14th 2021May 28th 2021Registration closed
DALF Tout public C2August 9th 2021July 30th 2021Registration closed
DALF Tout public C2November 1st 2021October 15th 2021Register

LevelExamination DateRegistration DeadlineRegister
DELF Junior A1April 15th 2021*March 19th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior A1May 6th 2021*April 16th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior A1June 10th 2021* May 14th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior A1July 8th 2021*June 18th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior A1August 26th 2021*August 6th 2021Registration closed
DELF Junior A1November 25th 2021*October 29th 2021 Register
DELF Junior A2April 14th 2021*March 19th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior A2May 5th 2021*April 16th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior A2June 9th 2021*May 14th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior A2July 7th 2021*June 18th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior A2August 25th 2021*August 6th 2021Registration closed
DELF Junior A2November 24th 2021*October 29th 2021 Register
DELF Junior B1April 13th 2021*March 19th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior B1May 4th 2021*April 16th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior B1June 8th 2021*May 14th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior B1July 6th 2021*June 18th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior B1August 24th 2021*August 6th 2021Registration closed
DELF Junior B1November 23rd 2021*October 29th 2021 Register
DELF Junior B2April 12th 2021*March 19th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior B2May 3rd 2021* April 16th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior B2June 7th 2021*May 14th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior B2July 5th 2021*June 18th 2021Registrations closed
DELF Junior B2August 23rd 2021*August 6th 2021Registration closed
DELF Junior B2November 22nd 2021*October 29th 2021Register

LevelExamination DateRegistration DeadlineRegister
DELF Prim A1.1May 10th 2021February 26th 2021Registration closed
DELF Prim A1.1December 6th 2021September 17th 2021Register
DELF Prim A1May 11th 2021February 26th 2021 Registration closed
DELF Prim A1December 7th 2021September 17th 2021Register
DELF Prim A2May 12th 2021February 26th 2021Registration closed
DELF Prim A2December 8th 2021September 17th 2021Register

*Attention: Individual Oral exam might take place at a different date.

(15 juin 2021) Attention:
Merci de consulter régulièrement les mises à jour sur les restrictions mises en place par la Province de la Nouvelle-Écosse pour contribuer à réduire la propagation de la COVID-19.
À l'annonce de la réouverture de la bulle atlantique, nous serons en mesure d’accueillir les candidats résidants dans une des provinces atlantiques pour leur test à partir du 23 juin.
Nous suivons les directives provinciales et la date de réouverture de la bulle peut être amenée à changer.
Nous sommes disponibles pour répondre à vos questions à l'adresse exam@afhalifax.ca ou par téléphone au 902 580 8284.

(June 15th, 2021) Attention:
Please regularly consult the updates on the restrictions put in place by the Province of Nova Scotia to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
We will be able to welcome candidates who are residents of one of the Atlantic Provinces for their test starting on June 23rd marking the opening of the Atlantic Bubble.
We are following the provincial guidelines and the reopening date of the Atlantic Bubble may changed.
We are available should you have any questions at exam@afhalifax.ca or by phone at 902 580 8284

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 Halifax and its employees cannot be held responsible for the test selection made by the candidate.

Please select the DELF exam session you would like to take and create your account before the registration deadline. Verify the accuracy of the information you provide on the registration form as it will appear on your certificate.

Use the link to our online shop provided in the calendar presented on this page.
Important: It is the candidates’ responsibility to ensure that they paying for the corresponding fees. For more information, you can email us: exam@afhalifax.ca or call us at 902-580-8284.

If you have a disability or a condition that may require specific accommodations, please inform Alliance Française Halifax before registration. All requests for accommodations must be accompanied by supporting documents (doctor’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 exam@afhalifax.ca or call us at 902-580-8284.

To get ready for the test, Alliance Française Halifax offers:

We are following closely the Province of Nova Scotia’s recommendations and we had to limit the number of candidates allowed in our examination center at a time due to the SARS COV-2 pandemy. Every candidate will receive directions on how to proceed. We will provide hand sanitizers and require the use of masks.

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information!

Alliance Française Halifax
5509 Young St.
B3K 1Z7 Halifax, NS

Hours
Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Contact:
902 580 8284
902 455 4411
exam@afhalifax.ca