The TCF (Test de connaissance du Français) is the French Ministry of Education’s French test, to assess your level of French in a simple, reliable and efficient manner.

This exam fulfils French language entry requirements and can be used to demonstrate language ability for job applications, university enrolments or personal use. It is aslo used by Québec for immigration procedures.  

  • The test is like a snapshot of a person’s linguistic abilities at a given point in their life
  • Use a scale of 6 levels that range from A1 level ( beginner ) to C2 ( complete control )
  • It is valid for two years


Further information about the TCF on France Education International website.


TCF Options

We offer 3 types of TCF Tests:

  • TCF (Tout Public) - You wish to assess your French language skills for personal, academic or professional reasons.
  • TCF ANF (Accès la Nationalité Française) - You need to prove your level of French as part of your application for French Citizenship.
  • TCF for Quebec - You wish to settle long-term in Quebec and you need to have your level of French assessed for your immigration application.


Calendar 2021

Session 1:  Exam date: Friday 19 March        ->  Enrolment Deadline: Friday 19 February
Session 2 : Exam date: Friday 18 June           ->  Enrolment Deadline: Friday 14 May
Session 3 : Exam date: Friday 17 September  ->  Enrolment Deadline: Friday 13 August
Session 4 : Exam date: Friday 10 December   ->  Enrolment Deadline: Friday 06 November


Enrolment process

  1. Fill in the TCF registration form (Please download here).
  2. Provide a copy of ID and one passport photo (digital format accepted). Please find some information about the picture you must provide here.
  3. Send everything by email to school@alliance-francaise.co.nz with information@alliance-francaise.co.nz in copy                                (or bring all the documents to our office).
  4. Make your payment by clicking on the prices below, over the phone or at our office before the enrolment deadline.


TCF Tout Public-
Listening + structure and reading - $500
*Optional add-ons for TCF Tout Public
       - Listening + structure and reading + speaking - $615
       - Listening + structure and reading + writing - $615


TCF ANF
(Accès à la nationalité française) -
listening + speaking - $400


TCF Canada
- listening + reading + +writing + speaking - $500

TCF Québec - The Alliance Française Auckland offer three different packages for this type of TCF test.

1. TCF Québec Classic Package - Listening + speaking - $400
    *Optional add-ons for TCF Québec
          - Listening + speaking + writing - $515
          - Listening + speaking + reading - $515

2. TCF Québec Package Deal - listening, speaking, reading, writing add-ons - $570

3. TCF Québec Individual Module
       - Listening - $220
       - Speaking - $220
       - Reading - $220
       - Writing - $220