The TCF IRN is for any foreigner over 16 years of age who wishes to validate their level of French for :

  • an application for French nationality (level B1)
  • an application for a long-term resident's card (level A2)
  • validation of the A1 level as part of the OFII citizenship programme


​​​​​​​​​​​​​New TCF IRN scheme: 4 mandatory tests

    Listening comprehension  (20 questions) - group test 

    Time: 15 minutes

    Written comprehension  (20 questions) - group test 

    Time: 20 minutes

    Written expression  (3 tasks) - group test 

    Time: 30 minutes

    Oral expression  (3 tasks) - individual test

    Time: 10 minutes*

    Total duration of the TCF IRN 

    1h15


*Effective interaction time (excluding explanation of instructions and assessment of the candidate).
* It is necessary to pass all the tests to validate the TCF IRN
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There are exemptions for :

  • people who hold an official diploma. The minimum level required is level 3 of the national nomenclature of training levels (Brevet des collèges, CAP). However, you should check with the prefectural authorities to make sure that your diploma will be accepted;
  • persons holding a French language diploma of at least A2 level (DELF, DU, DCL);
  • people suffering from a disability or a chronically deficient state of health (proof to be presented to the prefecture).
    In this case, you can contact the prefecture services directly. 
CERTIFICATION FOR THE FRENCH LANGUAGE TEST (TCF)

Each candidate obtains a certificate that is valid for two years. For more information on the TCF exam, we invite you to check the official presentation of the exam on the website of FEI France Education international:
www.france-education-international.fr/tcf

*** YOU CAN REGISTER FOR THE TCF EXAM SEVERAL TIMES AS LONG AS YOU KEEP A 30 DAYS DELAY BETWEEN TWO REGISTRATIONS ***

HOW TO REGISTER FOR AN ANF TCF SESSION

To register for the exam, you must select a date on the calendar, pay online, and submit your registration paperwork.
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Register for TCF IRN exam

SELECT A DATE AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS TO REGISTER FOR THE TCF
Date Registration deadline Price
January 6, 2023 December 15, 2022 180€ Select
February 3, 2023 January 26, 2023 180€ Select
March 17, 2023 March 9, 2023 180€ Select
April 28, 2023 April 20, 2023 180€ Select
May 26, 2023 May 18, 2023 180€ Select
June 23, 2023 June 15, 2023 180€ Select
August 25, 2023 August 17, 2023 180€ Select
September 22, 2023 September 14, 2023 180€ Select
October 27, 2023 October 19, 2023 180€ Select
November 24, 2023 November 16, 2023 180€ Select

For more information, contact us:
07 81 52 53 62
examens@accentfrancais.com

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