e-TEFaQ (Québec)

Test d’Évaluation de Français adapté au Québec (e-TEFaQ)

The e-TEFaQ is a specific version of the e-TEF which has been elaborated based on the request of the Ministry of Immigration and Cultural Communities of Québec to assess the level of competency in French, specifically the listening and oral skills, of an audience that wishes to emigrate to Québec. The e-TEFaQ is composed of a listening comprehension section and an oral expression section. Both sections must be taken to complete the test.

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:

2 Compulsory Sections
2 Optional Sections
Listening Comprehension (CO): 40 min-60 questions- 360 points
Oral Expression (EO): 15 min- 450 points
Written Comprehension (CE): 60 min- 50 questions - 300 points
Written Expression (EE): 60 min- 2 parts- 450 points
1. No diploma is required to take the e-TEF exams.
2. You can take the e-TEF exams as much as you want.
3. A results certificate, sent to you by the CCIP, is valid for one year.

Exam Dates

Exam Dates
Registration Deadlines
Monday, September 10, 2018Thursday, August 30, 2018
Monday, October 15, 2018Thursday, October 4, 2018
Monday, November 5, 2018Thursday, October 25, 2018
Monday, December 10, 2018Thursday, November 29, 2018
Monday, January 7, 2019Thursday, December 27, 2018
Monday, February 4, 2019Thursday, January 24, 2018

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

e-TEF aQ Scores:

Correspondance niveaux TEF/CECR

CCIP 0+ 1 2 3 4 5 6
CECRL A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2

Points attributed for each level (principal applicant)

A1 to B1 B2 C1 C2
Listening Comprehension CO 0 point 5 point 6 point 7 point
Oral Expression EO 0 point 5 point 6 point 7 point
Reading Comprehension CE 0 point 1point
Written Expression EE 0 point 1 point

Points attributed for each level (spouse of principal applicant)

A1 to B1 B2 C1 C2
Listening Comprehension CO 0 point 2 point 3 point 3 point
Oral Expression EO 0 point 2 point 3 point 3 point

Registration Fees:

Compulsory Sections (CO and EO) $200 $225
Optional Sections* (CE and EE) $90 ($50 each) $100 ($55 each))
Complete Test (all sections)** $260 $295

Registration Form:

Download Registration Form

Contact Information:

Marie-France Sanderson certifications@afsandiego.org (858) 550-0144