This test is intended for First and second year undergraduate students and architecture students: the TCF is compulsory for future students as part of the DAP (Demande d’Admission Préalable, or preliminary admission application) for admission to first-and-second-year university degree courses and for architecture students.

Candidates who have never taken the DALF exam and who wish to register as undergraduates in a French College or in a school of architecture should register to take the TCF-DAP (Demande d'Admission Préalable).

It is composed of:

  • three compulsory tests (1.5 hours)
  • listening comprehension
  • language structures
  • reading comprehension
  • a written expression test (1.5 hours)

More information and sample tests are available on the following website: Centre International d'Études Pédagogiques

Registration deadlineExamination dates
 January 3, 2020 February 3, 2020
Exam Fees
TCF-DAP $230.00
  • Payments must be made in full at the time of registration.
  • A non-refundable $75 fee will be charged in the event of cancellation or rescheduling before the registration deadline.
  • No refund or rescheduling will be granted past the registration deadline.
  • It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to ensure that he/she is registered for the appropriate exam. The Alliance Française of Toronto and its employees cannot be held responsible for the choices made by the candidate.
  • No refund or credit will be granted under any circumstances past the afore mentioned deadlines, unless Alliance Française has to cancel a session of tests, in which an alternative exam date will be offered, or a full refund will be granted.
  • Visa / Mastercard/ Interac / Certified Cheque or Personal Cheque or cash are accepted.
  •  Download the registration form
  • Complete it
  • Return the completed registration form along with your payment:

    • By mail

      Alliance Française Toronto
      Attn. Rachel Pestre
      95 Sheppard Avenue W. 
      Toronto, ON M2N 1M4
      Please make sure the payment and documents are received before the registration deadline. Seats are limited.
    • By email

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