The TCF Resident Card exam is intended for foreigners under 65 years of age who are applying for the first time for a long-term resident card (valid for 10 years) or a card labelled "long-term resident - EU". 
The level required to assemble the file for the resident card is A2.

For an application for a resident card, you can also provide the following diplomas, minimum level A2:

  • TCF TP justifying the A2 level including the written and oral expression tests
  • Other valid diplomas: DELF A2, B1, B2 or DALF C1, C2 


 New TCF CR 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

    Time: 10 minutes*

    Total duration of the TCF CR examination

    1h15


​​​​​​​*Effective interaction time (excluding explanation of instructions and assessment of the candidate).

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 ***

PREPARATION FOR THE EXAM

You can choose among any of our French courses and take the TCF TP exam to validate your level. If you are employed in France, you can use the CPF (compte formation professionnel) to finance your program and the final exam.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR THE EXAM TCF CARTE DE RÉSIDENT EN FRANCE  

To register for the exam, you must select a date on the calendar, pay online, and submit your registration paperwork.
Candidate's handbook TCF CR
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Register for TCF CR

SELECT A DATE AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS TO REGISTER FOR THE TCF
Date Registration deadline Price
November 5, 2021 October 29, 2021 180€ Full
November 26, 2021 November 22, 2021 180€ Select

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

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