Test d’Evaluation de Français : e-tef Canada

The e-TEF Canada - Test d’Evaluation de Français is a French language proficiency test required in the context of economic immigration programs, for applications to Canadian Citizenship and Immigration to Canada (CIC- Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada).
    The overall objective of the e-TEF Canada is to measure the level of the candidate's knowledge, linguistic and communications skills in French. The e-TEF Canada includes:
4 Sections (Immigration Canada)
2h55min
2 Sections (Canadian Citizenship)
55min
Reading Comprehension (CE): 60 min-50 questions- 300 points
Listening Comprehension (CO): 40 min-60 questions-360 points
Written Expression (EE): 60 min- 450 points
Oral Expression (EO): 15 min- 450 points
Listening Comprehension (CO): 40 min-60 questions-360 points
Oral Expression (EO): 15 min- 450 points

Notes: 1. Canadian Federal Government requires all 4 sections for immigration purposes. 2. No diploma is required to take the e-TEF exams. 3. You can retake the e-TEF exams with a 2 month delay between sessions. 4. A results certificate, sent to you by the CCIP, is valid for two years.

Exam Dates

Exam Dates
Registration Deadlines
Monday, January 09, 2017Thursday, December 29, 2016
Monday, February 13, 2017Thursday, February 2, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017Thursday, March 2, 2017
Monday, April 10, 2017Thursday, March 23, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017Thursday, April 27, 2017
Monday, June 12, 2017Thursday, May 25, 2017

For more information and practice tests visit: e-tef Canada or download the App ”Francais 3.0" and/or: Manuel du candidat

e-TEF Scores:

Correspondance niveaux TEF/CECR/NCLC
TEF 0+ 1 2 3 4 5 6
CECR A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2
NCLC 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

CECR (Common European Framework for Languages) NCLC (Niveaux de competence linguistique canadiens)

Registration Fees:

Immigration Canada: 4 sections $315 $350
Canadian Citizenship: 2 sections) $200 $225


Registration Form:

Download Registration Form

Contact Information:

Corinne Bagnol certifications@afsandiego.org (858) 550-0144