French Diploma for adults 

DELF and DALF are the official diploma awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify adult's level in French language. They are recognized worldwide and valid for life. They can be used for immigration to Canada, Québec, as well as for the admission to French Universities & in the process of Naturalization. 


DELF is the diploma for the levels A1, A2, B1 and B2. It is the acronym for Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française.​ 

DALF is the the same diploma for the levels C1 and C2. It is the acronym for Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française.

These levels are definied according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The exam lasts around 2 hours and half and consists of 4 parts : listening, reading, writing, and speaking

Listening Comprehension

Written Comprehension

Written Expression

Oral Expression

Exam Dates

Thursday 28 October 2021

Registration from 28/8 to 10/10

Thursday 09 December 2021

Registration from 23/10 to 21/11

at Alliance Française, Oud Metha


DELF exam fees

A1 and A2: AED ​450

B1 and B2: AED 560

DALF exam fees

C1 and C2: AED 725

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  • You will be asked to upload your passport copy. No registration form required.

  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

  • Fees are not refundable once registered.

  • Results available 4 to 6 weeks after the exam, you will be notified by email.

  • If you have registered for DELF / DALF during a previous session, it is mandatory to indicate the 12-digit candidate number

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Exam preparation

Give yourself all the chances to pass with our Preparation Classes!


Find out more info on the DELF and DALF. See exam samples for A1, A2, B1, B2 & C1 and C2

Preparation book: AED 120

Preparation book: AED 150

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