TEF Canada : General information

Centre number for TEF Canada: 164

Dear candidates,

As we are still closed, we cannot say when we will be able  organize TEF Canada. You can apply for refund by filling up the online refund form.

Registration on first-come-first-served basis

For out station candidates, if you are sending your registration form and draft by post or courier, please send a mail to [email protected] with scanned copies of the following:

*Filled and signed form

*First & last page of your passport

*Passport sized photo on white background

*Demand draft

*Scanned copy of the courier / post office receipt

Scanned copy of the courier receipt 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. Registration form must reach us by the last date, otherwise, registration cannot be done.

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:


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  brochure, click below



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

KINDLY DO NOT SEND REGISTRATION FORM AND FEE TILL WE OPEN THE REGISTRATIONS.  Courier will be returned or application rejected if sent before the registrations open.

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: 

All four modules are held on the same day

Tariffs are as follows:

Two modules:  Rs 10,144- + 18% GST = Rs 11,970/-

Four modules: Rs 20,288 + 18% GST = Rs 23,940 /-

 Kindly fill the form carefully. One photograph should be enclosed (please do not staple it; use a paper clip). Write your name on the reverse of the photograph.  Photograph 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


For results  it takes 4 – 6 weeks; attestations come one week after the results are declared.

Minimum of 5 candidates are required to organize TEF Canada.