Official Exam Center

The Alliance Française de Seattle is a major French language exam center in the PNW. We offer tests and exams based on the same levels as the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2.

The tests (TEF , TCF) are reliable measurements for determining proficiency and are only valid for a limited period of time.

The exams (DELF , DALF) result in a diploma that is similar to a university degree and confirm a language proficiency level that is valid for life.


are official diplomas awarded by the French Ministry of Education certifying a specific level of fluency in French. They are useful for school records and college and job applications in French-speaking countries. Scores are valid for life.

The Test de Connaissance du Français, deisgned by the CIEP (Centre international d’études pédagogiques), is a French language proficiency test for non-native speakers of French who wish to evaluate and have their level of proficiency certified for professional, academic, or personal reasons.

The TEF – Test d’Evaluation de Français is designed to assess the level of French language of people who are not native French speakers. It is useful if you need to evaluate your French skills for Canadian Immigration, for admission to French universities and/or for professional requirements.

La formation DAEFLE s’adresse à toute personne se préparant à enseigner ou enseignant déjà le français à un public non francophone en France ou à l’étranger.


DELF Prim (ages 8-11)
is an official diploma awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the proficiency in French as a Foreign Language of children ages 8 to 12.

DELF Junior (ages 12+)
is a specially adapted version for juniors/teenagers of the DELF diplomas.