The TEF or Test d'Evaluation du Français is designed to measure the level of non-native French speakers' knowledge, linguistic & communications skills in French. It can be required for Canadian Immigration, Quebec Immigration or simply for work. It is also recognized by the French authorities for the process of naturalization.

The eTEF is the online version of the TEF. Instead of writing on a paper, oral & written comprehension are to be done on a computer in our IT room, in Knowledge Park. ​The Written expression test consists in a regular sitting exam. 

Listening Comprehension

60 minutes

Written comprehension

40 minutes

Written Expression

60 minutes

Oral Expression

15 minutes


  • Canadian Federal Government requires the above 4 tests for immigration purposes

  • Quebec immigration requires oral comprehension & oral expression

  • French nationality requires oral comprehension & oral expression

  • No diploma is required to take the TEF exams

  • You can take the TEF exams as many times as you want

  • The results certificate is valid for two years for Canadian & Quebec purpose

Find out more detailed information on the exam: 


eTEF in Knowledge Park

Exam date: Thursday 28 November

Registration from Nov 7 to 17

TEF Canada + Naturalisation

Exam date: Thursday 12 December

Registration from Nov 21 to Dec 4

TEF Canada + Naturalisation

To register, kindly give our receptionist the following documents: 

  1. The REGISTRATION FORM filled in 

  2. One photocopy of your passport

  3. One ID photo 

  4. The registration fees: 

  • ​Oral comprehension: AED 380

  • Written comprehension: AED 380

  • Oral expression: AED 380

  • Written expression: AED 380


The four exams are required for Immigration to Canada (AED 1520). Only oral exams for Naturalization (AED 760).

Please note that incomplete applications will not be accepted and fees are not refundable once registered. 


Results available 2 months after the exam, you will be notified by text message.



Give yourself all the chances to pass the exam, register to our preparation course:

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Oud Metha - Main Office

Street 18, Oud Metha, Dubai


TEL +971 4 335 87 12

Knowledge Park - Annex

Block 2B,  Ground Floor, Unit G04, Al Bourooj St


TEL +971 4 244 65 63

Ajman University - Annex

Building J2 B, Ground Floor


TEL +971 6 705 50 17

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