The TCF Canada is for any individual, regardless of nationality or native language, seeking permanent economic immigration or Canadian citizenship through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). There are no exemptions for the TCF Canada.
For information regarding the TCF Canada, please consult the Frequently
Asked Questions (FAQ) section
of France Education International website, the public institution for educational and training cooperation. For more information about
Canadian immigration application, visit the Canada
The TCF Canada consists of four mandatory components :
This exam is available on paper only
Your TCF certificate is valid for two years from the date you sit the test.
Registration will be confirmed only once the full application fee and completed forms have been received.
If required, candidates may apply to re-sit the TCF only after receiving their results, provided there is a minimum of 60 days between examination sessions.
The TCF is an evaluation of your proficiency in French. For the most comprehensive preparation, enrol in a language class at
Alliance Française de Sydney. Click here to explore our
range of courses.
You can also prepare for the listening comprehension examination with the following publications:
- The official guide to the TCF, with practice exercises, published by Éditions Didier.
- TCF, 250 Activités, ”Le Nouvel Entraînez-vous" collection, published by CLE International
Results are sent to the test centre within 20 working days of receipt of the examination papers by FEI
TCF final certificate will be sent by email only.
If you are not satisfied with your TCF results in the Speaking and/or Writing sections, you can apply for a review.
You must submit a request for the re-mark within thirty days of the arrival of your result certificate at the test centre. The application form must be submitted via email to the test centre where the exam was completed.
Upon request, your paper will be submitted for double marking by a senior TCF examiner in Paris.
A fee is payable for the review of your results, which is refunded if your mark is ultimately revised. In this case, France Education
International will reissue your certificate.
Alliance Française de Sydney is the only centre in Sydney accredited to deliver the DELF, DALF, DAEFLE and TCF series exams. All examiners and assessors are trained and authorised by the CIEP. They follow strict assessment guidelines and are regularly monitored.