I need to prove to the Prefecture my level of French to obtain a residence permit or French nationality. Which test should I take?
You can prove your level of French to the Prefecture, by taking the DELF A2 exam for the residence permit and the DELF B1 exam for the nationality.
What should I do to register for the exams?
You will find in the exam section the registration form for the next available exam. You can send us the complete file (completed registration form + photocopy of your ID + proof of payment) either by mail, e-mail or directly to our reception desk.
What is the number of points required to pass the DELF/DALF test?
The test consists of 4 sections: oral comprehension, written comprehension, written production and oral production.
Each section is marked out of 25 points, i.e. 100 points in total. To pass, you must achieve a minimum of 5/25 within each section, and at least 50/100 in total.
How do I get my certificate of achievement?
Certificates of achievement will be sent to you per email generally within a month after the test.
How long after taking the exam will I get the result?
It takes about a month to obtain your results and the certificate of success. The diploma is generally available 4 months after the exam. You will get an email to inform you.
I still haven't received my diploma, when will it be available?
Diplomas must pass through the rectorate. It can take several months before the Alliance Française Annecy receives the official diplomas. We will send you an email as soon as we get them.
If you have any doubts, please note that all useful information is written on the notification to the examination that is sent a couple of weeks before the exam. And more information can be given the day you take the exam.
I won't be able to pick up my diploma, can you send it to me?
If you are not able to pick up your diploma, we can send it over to you by registered mail. A participation of 15 euros will be required.