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TEF Canada : General information

TEF Canada on 24 February 2018. Registration closed.

TEF Canada on 31st March 2018. 

Registration open. Total seats:  15

Seats left: 9

Last date for registration 24 February 2018 or if all seats are filled, whichever is earlier.

If you are sending your registration form and draft by post or courier, please send a mail with scanned copy of the form and draft,  as well as a  scanned copy of the courier / post office receipt  at the following address:

This is important because we have to know that there is a registration form in transit and we need to keep a place for you. If your form arrives after all seats are filled and you have not informed us through email in time, your form WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

N.B.: No refund / transfer of fee is possible once the registrations have closed.

Kindly read the conditions for registration and exam procedure at the time of registration. Click on the link below:

Conditions inscription et passation du TEF

With effect from 29 February 2016, there is no negative marking for TEF.

Download registration form: 

Fiche d’inscriptionTEF Canada new 2

Download student’s manual and brochure, click below

manuel_candidat_tef_canada jan 2017


You can also check the site below (just copy paste it in a new window):

Limited seats. Registration on first-come-first-served basis.

Other dates (tentative) for TEF Canada in 2018

05  mai

07 juillet

06 octobre

24 novembre

Registration closes 5 weeks prior to the exam, or if all seats are filled, whichever is earlier.

TEF Canada / TEF Quebec

The Test d’Évaluation de Français pour le Canada (TEF Canada) tests the French language proficiency of both native and non-native French speakers.

TEF Canada is recognized as official proof of language proficiency by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) as well as the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion (MIDI) du Québec for permanent residency applications, certificat de sélection du Québec applications and Canadian citizenship applications. 

TEF Canada assesses the candidate’s level of proficiency using a 7-level scale based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). These levels are described in detail for each skill (reading/listening/writing/speaking).


The TEF Canada consists of 4 modules: listening, speaking, reading and/or writing. 

For  immigration to Quebec only, two modules are compulsory: Compréhension orale and Expression orale. 

For immigration to Canada Federal (including Quebec) 4 modules are compulsory: 

Tariffs are as follows:

Two modules:  Rs 10,000- + 18% GST = Rs 11,800/-

Four modules: Rs 20,000 + 18% GST = Rs 23,600 /-

 Kindly fill the form carefully. Two photographs should be enclosed (please do not staple them; use paper clips). Write your name on the reverse of the photographs.  Photographs should be on a white background, both the ears should be visible. Photocopy of the first and last page of your passport should be attached as ID proof.
Payment can be made in CASH  or by DEMAND DRAFT in the name of Alliance Française, payable at Chandigarh. 

The form and required documents should be sent at the following address with TEF Canada marked on the envelop:

Alliance Française de Chandigarh
Next to Hibiscus Garden, Sector 36 A
Chandigarh – 160036

To download student’s handbook for TEF Canada, click on  the link:  manuel_candidat_tef_canada mars 2016

Important: Minimum number of students required to organise TEF Canada during the sessions proposed by Af Chandigarh is 3.

To organise a special session, 5 weeks notice has to be given and a minimum of 5 candidates are required

For one or two students, TEF can be organised but in this case the tariff is doubled.

IMP: For result and attestations, it takes 6 – 8 weeks