TEF – Language Proficiency Testing
About TEF Canada/TEFAQ/TEF
ÆßÐÇ²Ê¿ª½±’s Continuing Education and Community Services (CECS) department has partnered with CCI Paris Ile-De-France Education to become a recognized TEF testing center.
The TEF is a French language proficiency test recognized by the MinistÃ¨re de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’IntÃ©gration (MIFI) as a measure of proficiency for its Certificat de SÃ©lection du QuÃ©bec (CSQ) immigration selection process.
The test center is not authorized to provide information regarding the number of evaluations you must complete, as these requirements vary between candidates. It is the candidate’s responsibility to select all necessary evaluations pertinent to your situation. For more information about the 4 different exams visit the
The TEF is a modular test. Depending on your reason/motivation and the steps you take, you should register for the TEF evaluations for your specific motivation.
To find out more about the upcoming changes as of December 11:
Please note that for some versions of the TEF, the tests must be taken during the same session.
- $140 +taxes
- 15 minutes (TEF IRN 10 min.): The test will be conducted in person and will consist of two sections: A and B.
- $140 + taxes
- 60 questions, 40 minutes (TEF IRN 10 min.)
- Starting December 11 – 40 questions, 40 minutes
- $70 +taxes
- 1 hour, (TEF IRN 30 min.)
- $70 +taxes
- 50 questions, 1 hour (TEF IRN 30 min.)
- Starting December 11 – 40 questions, 1 hour
- $70 +Taxes
- Aim: To assess your ability to use the French language (vocabulary and grammatical structures) correctly and appropriately
- Content: 40 questions
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Format: Multiple-choice
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|Test Date||Registration Deadline|
|February 3, 2024||January 24, 2024|
|February 17, 2024||February 7, 2024|
Please note: registration fees are non-refundable.
Registration is done in 2 steps:
- Create a personal file
- Select a test group according to the desired date
- Add test to basket
- Repeat steps 3 & 4 for each test
- Registration closes 10 days before each session
- Payment by credit card upon registration
You must send us the following information by e-mail to email@example.com
- Native language
- Reason/motivation for TEF registration
- Type of test: TEF, TEFAQ
- Scanned copy (photo) of official photo ID (passport (preferable), driver’s license, etc.)
The 2 registration steps must be completed 10 days before the test date. Please note that a minimum amount of candidates per session is required for the test to take place. ÆßÐÇ²Ê¿ª½± reserves the right to postpone a TEF testing date due to lack of participants. Please note that certificates of results are now sent by e-mail to the candidate. It may take between 4 and 6 weeks to receive the results. We have no control over the speed of correction.
After registration is closed, we will first validate all registrations and then create the test schedule. Since not all candidates register for the same combination of tests, we create a specific schedule for each candidate. All test events must take place between 9:00 am and 5:30 pm. Each candidate’s test schedule will be communicated to them prior to the test date and cannot be changed. *Our test centres do not offer immigration advice, nor advise on which parts of the test you should take, please review requirements with the CCIP, MICC or IRCC as appropriate.
Registration fees are non-refundable.
In the case of an illness, you will need to supply a medical note to firstname.lastname@example.org
Results are valid for two years.Â Certificates of results are sent by e-mail to the candidate. It may take between 4 and 6 weeks to receive the results. We have no control over the speed of correction.
Candidates with special needs have to provide a certificate to the exam centre: the certificate has to be filled out by a medical doctor (MD) and has to indicate the type of disability.
If the disability allows the candidate to sit for the test, the MD has to indicate which accommodations should be provided to the candidate (Braille version, Extended Test Time, Assistance, etc). Le franÃ§ais des affaires will send the testing centre all the necessary material to put in place those accommodations.
In order to accommodate the test takers’ needs, the accessibility request must be submitted to email@example.com with supporting documentation one month before the anticipated exam date.
Last Modified: November 29, 2023