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We are an accredited exam centre

and we also help you in the preparation before taking your French exams!


Alliance Française Annecy is approved by the French Ministry of Education as a center for exams of French as a Foreign Language. DELF (Diplôme d'études en langue française) and DALF (Diplôme approfondi de langue française) prove the French-language skills of non-French candidates. They are valid all your life.

What does DELF/DALF mean?

DELF (Diplôme d'études en langue française) and DALF (Diplôme approfondi en langue française) are delivered by the French Ministry of Education and prove your dominion of the French language. These diplomas are valid with no time limit.
You chose the level you wish to take:

  • DELF: A1, A2, B1, B2
  • DALF: C1, C2.
Discover more about the different levels:Levels


Registration DELF/DALF

To get registered you need to:
  • send us per email the registration form on the right side, duly filled in and signed, together with your proof of wire transfer and a scan of your ID
  • or bring the complete file to the reception desk of the Alliance Française Annecy if you prefer paying with cheque, cash or credit card


DELF/DALF, who is it for?

These diplomas are meant for:
- non-French candidates
candidates with no French diploma of secondary or higher education

The diploma is useful for the following reasons: 
  • administrative
    You can certify your level of French by the "Préfecture".
    For example,
    DELF A2 is required to apply for residence permit and DELF B1 to apply for French nationality
  • academic
    Usually, DELF B2 is requested for getting registered to universities, colleges, business schools, etc.
  • professional
    Your employer can ask you to present an objective information concerning your level of French.

What is the test like?

Collective test

  • Oral Comprehension
  • Written Comprehension
  • Written Production
Individual test

  • Oral Production 
More information on DELF/DALF (structure of the test, what level choose, training activities).   
If you still have questions, don't hesitate to have a look at our FAQ.
Ci-dessus le calendrier des épreuves écrites uniquement (les horaires des épreuves orales vous sont communiquées une dizaine de jours avant l'examen)

Tests in 2023

Dates and rates of tests 2023

The dates of tests mentioned in the document above are meant for the written part of the exam. An invitation indicating the date of your oral exam will be sent to you per email 10 days before the exam. The oral exam may not take place the same day as the written exam.

Registration tests DELF/DALF

Registration form November 2023
Registration form December 2023
Registration form February 2024

Fill in the form and send it back to us for registration purpose.

Please note that the number of appliants per level is restricted. The registration forms are regularly updated on the website, as soon as a level is fully booked. It is thus recommended that you download the form only the day you send us your registration. If we get your application on a level that is closed, your registration will automatically be transferred to the next available session. No refund is possible. Thank you for your understanding.

Important: the results of the July session will be sent around September 15 because we are closed in August.

> If you want to know more about our DELF/DALF preparation workshops
Exams preparation workshops

Before taking the test

Important information to read before taking the test

Please read carefully the document above before sitting for the exam.