French DELF/DALF exam

French DELF/DALF examRegistration: 10th October 2023 for the exam from 1st to 8th December 2023

The General Public DELF-DALF is a Diploma of French Language Studies, VALID FOR LIFE and officially recognized throughout the world.

It is intended for adults and older adolescents, foreign or French (those originating from a non-French speaking country and not holding a French public secondary or higher-education diploma), whose mother tongue is not French, and who want their French language skills to be officially certified for personal or professional reasons, such as:

Twice a year, the CILEC organizes sessions of General Public DELF and DALF exams, for levels A2, B1 et B2.

The next session will be held from 1st to 8th December 2023.

Sign-up date

Documents to provide

Exam fees*

10th October 2023

Sign-up only in person at:

21 rue Denis Papin
42000 St. Etienne





On the sign-up day, make sure you bring:

-a credit card, to pay exam sign-up fees

- an identity document(passport, residence permit...)

- your DELF application number, if you’ve already taken the exam






*The applicant has the right to request a refund of the sign-up fee or a deferment to the following session in case of justified absence (a medical certificate must be provided).

Details of the tests and training exercises

For more information on the test details, please click on these links:

On these same pages, you’ll also find examples of test topics so that you can practice before the big day.

DELF-DALF exam rules (in French)