E-TEF Canada

Description and structure  |  Prices and schedule for 2020 |  Results  |  How to register  |  How to prepare

Description and structure

TEF Canada: Test d’Evaluation de Français / French Assessment Test. It is required by the Canadian authorities for people who wish to certify their level of French as part of an immigration or citizenship application.
For further information about TEF Canada, visit the CCIP website.

Prices and schedule for 2020


The Alliance française de Melbourne organises the e-TEF Canada, the electronic version of the test.

2 compulsory examinations: $380. It includes:

2 optional examinations: $170 each.


Unless clearly advised otherwise, all exams are organised at our St Kilda location during business hours. We reserve the right to add extra days for each session.

Please note that candidates will receive an email one week before the test at the latest to inform them of the precise day and time of their examinations.



JULY 2020

Thursday 9 July

Tuesday 9 June, 5pm.


Thursday 10 December

Monday 9 November, 5pm.


TEF results are first sent electronically to the test centre, within four to six weeks of receipt of the examination papers by the CCIP.

The test centre will receive the paper certificates within twelve weeks of receipt of the examination papers by the CCIP. After this, you will receive an email advising you to come and pick up your certificate. If you cannot come and pick it up, we can arrange to have them sent to you: you will need to provide us with an A4 Registered Post envelop with your name and address on it.

If candidates wish to receive  a duplicate of their certificate, they will have to order it on the CCIP online shop and they will be charged 50 euros.

How to register

  1. Read through the information on this page and the TEF/TEFAQ Terms & Conditions (in French) carefully.

  2. Download the registration form, fill it in and email it back to  headteacher1@afmelbourne.com.au.

  3. You will receive an email confirming your registration.

  4. You will receive your test schedule by email one week before the examinations at the latest.

  5. If you have any questions, please contact Margaux Josse on 03 9525 3463 or headteacher1@afmelbourne.com.au.

How to prepare


  1. CCIP: resources provided by the Chamber of Commerce of Paris.

  2. Manuel du candidat: go to page 22 for examples of examinations.

  3. Our multimedia library also stocks a variety of useful books, DVDs and CDs.

Not sure what your level is? Take this free online self-assessment created by France Education International and RFI (page in French)

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St Kilda branch:
51 Grey Street, St Kilda
VIC, Australia, 3182
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

Monday - Friday: 9.00am to 7.00pm /☎ from 10am to 6pm
Saturday: 9.00am to 6.00pm/☎ from 10am to 5pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: CLOSED .

City branch:
Level 13, 55 Swanston St, Melbourne
VIC, Australia, 3000
Tel : 03 9525 3463
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

Monday-Thursday: 9.15am-1pm & 2pm-6.45pm
Friday: 9.15am-1pm & 2pm-5.30pm
Saturday: 9.00am-12.00pm & 1.00pm-5.30pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: CLOSED