An official certificate to validate your French-language skills
DELF (Diplôme Elémentaire de Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are organized and delivered by the French Ministry of Education. These diplomas assessing your level in French language are internationally recognised and have lifetime validity.

The Alliance Française Amsterdam is the only official examination centre for the DELF & DALF exams in Amsterdam. You can take the DELF or DALF exam twice a year, in June and December.

Why taking these exams?

With the DELF/DALF you will: 
- receive an official certificate which attests your language skills
- be able to measure your progress in French and therefore enhance it
- be able to prove your language skills for professional, personal and educational objectives
- increase your chances on the labour market (internships, recruitment, promotion, mobility)

What is being assessed?

There are six independent diplomas, which correspond, respectively, to the six levels of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). At each level, the 4 following skills are assessed: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

What if you do not pass the exam?

In order to pass the DELF/DALF exam you must get a minimum score of 50/100.
If you score below 50 and wish to retake the DELF/DALF exam, you will have to enroll for a new exam session.


The DELF Prim exam is for primary school students from 7 to 12 years old. The DELF Prim diploma is available for 3 different levels - A1.1, A1 and A2. You can sit this exam once a year, in May. 

DELF Junior

The DELF Junior exam is for high school students from 12 to 17 years old. The DELF Junior diploma is available for 4 different levels - A1, A2, B1 and B2. You can sit this exam twice a year, in March and June. 

Levels & Prices

CEFRL DELF/DALF Level DELF Tout Public DELF Junior DELF Prim

A1.1 DELF A1.1 basic - - € 55
A1 DELF A1 basic € 85   € 70 € 70
A2 DELF A2 basic € 85   € 85   € 80
B1 DELF B1 independent € 120 € 115 -
B2 DELF B2 independent € 140 € 130 -
C1 DALF C1 proficient € 180 - -
C2 DALF C2 proficient € 180 - -

Click on the levels for a sample exam.

Dates 2019

DELF Junior
Second session: June 2019
Registration open: 19th February 2019 until 13th April 2019
Exam date: 5th June 2019

DELF Tout public
First session: June 2019
Registration open: 4th March 2019 until 3rd May 2019
Exam dates: 3rd June until 8th June 2019

Second session: December 2019
Registration open: 9th September 2019 until 6th November 2019
Exam dates: 9th December until 14th December 2019

Level Written tests Oral test
A1 09/12/2019 10.00 - 11.20 09/10/11/12/13 or 14th December 2019
A2 09/12/2019 10.00 - 11.40  09/10/11/12/13 or 14th December 2019
B1 10/12/2019 10.00 - 11.45 09/10/11/12/13 or 14th December 2019
B2 11/12/2019 09.30 - 12.00 09/10/11/12/13 or 14th December 2019
C1 12/12/2019 09.00 - 13.30 09/10/11/12/13 or 14th December 2019
C2 13/12/2019 09.30 - 13.00 09/10/11/12/13 or 14th December 2019

How to register for the exam?

To sign up for the exam we kindly request you to complete the registration form and to send to:

The registration form will be online once the registration period has started.

Preparatory courses DELF/dalf & DELF JUNIOR:

Get ready for the exam!
Take a 6-week preparation course for the DELF/DALF Tout Public at Alliance Française Amsterdam.

DELF B1 6-week preparation class


DELF B2 6-week preparation class


DALF C1 6-week preparation class


Does your child need some extra preparation?
Sign him/her up for a preparation course for the DELF Junior A2 at Alliance Française Amsterdam. 

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