TCFQ: Test de Connaissance du Français pour le Québec

Please note: TCFQ sessions for 2021 are not yet confirmed - this page will be updated as soon as we have more information. In the meantime, you may enquire with other Alliances Françaises in Australia who might have already announced 2021 dates. 

Description and structure  |  Prices and schedule for 2021  |  Results  |  How to register  |  How to prepare

Description and structure

TCFQ: Test de Connaissance du Français pour le Québec / French Language Test for Quebec. It has been specially designed to be consistent with the standards of the Ministry of Immigration (MICC) of Quebec, and is only intended for people wishing to settle in Quebec.

For further information about TCF, visit the France Education International's website.

For further information about Canadian immigration application, visit

Prices and schedule for 2021



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 not be able to choose their examination date. They will receive an email one week before the test at the latest to inform them of the precise day and time of their examinations.

Session Dates Registration Closing Date
2021 TBC TBC


Results are sent to the test centre within 15 working days of receipt of the examination papers by FEI. After this, you will then 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 envelope with your name and address on it.

How to register

  1. Read through the information on this page and the Guidelines for photographs carefully.
  2. Download the registration form, fill it in and email it back along with an electronic version of a passport photo (following the Guidelines) to
  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 the Reception desk on 03 9525 3463. 

How to prepare

Group courses: we offer collective courses from A1 to C1 levels online, in St Kilda and in the CBD, including DELF/DALF preparation courses throughout the year. Not sure what your level is? Click here to fill in our quick online assessment request form and a tutor will contact you to discuss course options.

Private tuition: personalised training and flexible scheduling, private tuition is a great way to get ready before your exam. Visit our website for more details or contact Private Course Coordinator at


Not sure what your level is? Take this free online self-assessment created by the FEI and RFI (page in French).

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