DELF B1 exam


You will have to show your ability to argue an opinion, develop your point of view and negotiate in order to get the DELF B1.

This exam is composed of:

  • Group test (1h45) which includes listening comprehension (25 min), reading comprehension (35  min) and written production (45 min).
  • Individual test: the individual test is divided into 2 parts : oral expression of a point of view (10 min), oral presentation of a structured interview (15 min) and an interactive exercice assorted with expressing a point of view from written documents debated with the jury.

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
December 30th Thursday, february 17th from february 14 to february 28 2022
February 3th Thursday, march 24th from march 14 to march 31 2022
31 March 2022 Thursday 19 May 2022 from  May16 to 31 May 2022
5th May 2022 Thursday 23 June 2022 from June 13 to 30 June 2022
9th June 2022 Thursday 28 July 2022 from July 8 to 29 July 2022
29 August 2022 Thursday 13 October 2022 from 3 to 28 October 2022

Registration formalities

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 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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