DELF A1 exam


DELF A2 validates your elementary language skills, to be considerated a social player. You should be able to carry out simple everyday tasks: 

  • introduce yourself and others
  • understand simple spoken announcements and instructions;
  • understand short, simple texts;
  • fill in a form with your name, nationality, address, etc;
  • write a short, simple postcard;
  • answer simple questions about yourself;
  • ask someone simple questions;
  • buy something and pay.

The DELF A1 is composed of 2 tests:

  • a group TEST (1h20) which includes exercises in listening comprehension (0h20), reading comprehension (0h30) and written production (0h30),
  • an individual TEST which is divided into 3 parts: preparation (0h10) of an oral presentation (5 to 7 min) consisting of a directed interview, a monologue followed by an interaction exercise.

Each part is marked out of 25 points, the total is out of 100 points. To pass, you must obtain 50/100, i.e. 50%. The minimum score required per test is 5/25.

A diploma is awarded upon successful completion of the exam and is valid for life.

Calendar of registrations and sessions

Registration deadline Group test Individual test
Monday 2 January 2023 Thursday 16 February 2023 from 06 to 28 February 2023
Monday 6 February 2023 Thursday 23 March 2023 from 06 to 31 March 2023
Monday 11 April 2023 Wednesday 24 May 2023 from 5 to 30 June 2023
Monday 9 May 2023 Wednesday 21 June 2023  from5 au 30 june 2023
Monday 5 June 2023 Wednesday 19 July 2023 from 3 to 31 July 2023
Monday 28 August 2023 Wednesday 11 October 2023 from 2 to 31 October 2023
Monday 2 October 2023 Wednesday 15 November 2023 from 2 to 30 November 2023
Monday 30 October 2023 Wednesday 6 December 2023 27 November to 22 December 2023

Registration formalities

The following supporting documents must be attached in the “My account” area:

  • Identity card or passport (with photo).
  • If you have already taken DELF exam: DELF 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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