DALF C2 exam


The exam tests your mastery of French paying special attention to precision, adequacy and fluency. You must be able to proof the language skills needed to succeed in very high-level academic or professional environments.This exam is composed of:

  • A group test (4h) including reading and writing papers
  • Individual test (1h preparation, 30 min presentation) divided in 3 parts: listening of a recorded document, personal development of the subject and discussion with the examiners (oral production).

Each paper scores 25 points of a total of 100 points. To pass the exam, you must get 50/100 or 50%. The minimum mark required per test is 5/25.If you pass the exam, you will get a diploma valid for life.

Calendar of registrations and sessions

Registration deadline Group test Individual test
2 January 2023 friday 17 February 2023 from 6 to 28 February 2023
 6 February 2023 friday 24 March 2023 from 6 to 31 March 2023
11 April 2023 Friday 26 May 2023 from 02 to 31 May 2023
9 May 2023 Friday 23 June 2023 from 05 to 30 June 2023
5 June 2023 Friday 21 July 2023 from 03 to 31 July 2023
Monday 28 August 2023 Wednesday 13 October 2023 from 02 to 31 October 2023
Monday 2 October 2023 Wednesday 17 November 2023 from 02 to 30 November 2023
Monday 30 October 2023 Wednesday 8 December 2023 from 27 November to 22 December 2023


Registration formalities

Register by the website :

To validate your registration, you must upload the following documents through your online account in “My official documents”:

  • Identity card or passport (with photo),
  • if you have already taken DELF or DALF exam: DELF/DALF registration certificate, transcript of marks or copy of diploma including your candidate number.

Invitation to the exam: up to 1 week before the exam, you will receive your invitation by email.



  • Registration fees are not refundable.
  • Your diploma will be sent approximately 4-5 months after the exam date (a certificate will be issued pending the receipt of the diploma) at the postal address provided during the registration. 

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