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TEF Canada / TEFaQ Test d’évaluation de français

The TEF Canada and TEFaQ are French language proficiency tests recognized by the Ministère de l’Immigration de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion (MIDI) as a measure of proficiency for its Certificat de Sélection du Québec (CSQ) immigration selection process, as well as Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) for its citizenship selection process.

In general, the requirements of the Minister of Immigration are:
- Canadian Citizenship: listening and speaking during the same session of TEF Canada.
- Federal Canadian immigration programs: reading comprehension, listening, writing and speaking during the same session of TEF Canada.
- Immigration Quebec: at the discretion of the TEFAQ candidate.


Upcoming Test Dates

  • Friday, December 8th (full)
  • Thursday, December 14th (full)
  • Friday , January 12th

Test Fees

The following fees are associated with each component of the test. The total test fee will vary according to each candidate’s selection.

  • Oral Comprehension: $135.00
  • Oral Expression: $135.00
  • Written Comprehension: $60.00
  • Written Expression: $60.00

Please note that the test centre is not authorized to provide information regarding the number of evaluations you must complete, as these requirements vary between candidates. It is your responsibility to select all evaluations that you require.

These tests contains four sections/ evaluations:
- Oral Comprehension (40 minutes)
- Oral Expression (15 minutes)
- Written Comprehension (60 minutes)
- Written Expression (60 minutes)

Expect a wait period between each scheduled evaluation. Detailed, personalized schedules will be communicated on the day of the test. Candidates should be available from 12 p.m. (noon) until 8 p.m.

Please note that the time of the exam is subject to change based on the number of participants registered. You will be informed by email of the final schedule one week before the exam.


McGill University offers the TEF and the TEFAQ on behalf of the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Paris (CCIP).

View the TEFAQ candidate manual. For more information about the TEFaQ, click here.

View the TEF candidate manual and TEF Registration and Test Conditions. For more information about the TEF Canada, click here.


Registration for TEF Canada

Carefully check the data you enter in the online registration form as it will appear on the attestation.
Registrations are now open for the session of Friday, January 12, 2018.

> Please click here to register for TEF Canada

Registration for TEFaQ

Carefully check the data you enter in the online registration form as it will appear on the attestation.
Registrations are now open for the session of Friday, January 12, 2018.

Please click here to register for TEFaQ


Attestation

The TEF CANADA attestation will be sent to you by mail approximately six weeks after the test.
The TEFAQ candidates will receive an email giving them access to their electronic attestation approximately six weeks after the test.


Contact Information

For more information about the test, please contact us:
Email: tefaq.scs [at] mcgill.ca
Telephone: 514-398-2681