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General Information

The TCF Quebec is only intended for those submitting an official application for immigration to Quebec. It has been specifically designed to meet the standards of the Ministry of Immigration and Cultural Communities (MICC) in Quebec. 

For immigration purposes, MICC in Quebec also recognises the TCF Tout Public accompanied by an oral test, as well as the DELF and DALF certifications. 

Applicants must sit the speaking and listening modules (spoken expression and listening comprehension). The writing and reading modules are not required, but additional points may be awarded for these modules. 

For more information about Canadian immigration application, visit the Canada visa website.

Exam Structure & Fees

Compulsory Examination

Optional Examinations

    Listening test: 29 multiple choice questions
    Speaking test: 3 tasks increasing in difficulty

    Reading test:
    29 multiple choice questions
    Writing test: 3 tasks increasing in difficulty


    $160 per component
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    Registrations and Upcoming Sessions


    Registration will be confirmed only once the full application fee and completed forms have been received by our customer service team. 

    Candidates may sit the TCF test as many times as desired, provided there is a minimum of 60 days between examination sessions. 


    Upcoming Sessions

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    How to Prepare

    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.

    Resources to aid in preparing for the listening comprehension examination, levels 5 & 6, include:
    - The RFI (Radio France International) website
    - The Éditions Didier website
    - TV5 Monde


    Results are sent to the test centre within 20 working days of receipt of the examination papers by FEI. 

    Collection of Certificates

    You will receive an email advising when your certificate is ready for collection. Please note, it may be several weeks to several months befor your certification arrives from France. 

    Mailing of Certificates

    If you cannot collect your items in person, please provide us with an A4 Registered Post envelope with your name and address.


    Your TCF certificate is valid for 2 years from the date you sit the test.

    Your accredited exam centre

    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.