TCF Descriptions & Fees

TCF TP (Tout Public)

Intended for:

  • Professional reasons: the TCF certificate is a benchmark of one's language abilities and may be used to endorse job applications or applications for internal promotion.

  • Personal reasons: the TCF provides a snapshot of one's proficiency in French at the time the test is taken.

  • Final year undergraduates, postgraduate students, and students at the French Grandes Ecoles: the TCF is systematically required by higher education institutes for any student who wishes to apply for final year undergraduate study or postgraduate study.

Composed of:

Fees:      Test Description                                              AF Members                 Non-Members


                 Compulsory Test                                                                     $200                                        $220


                 Optional Oral Expression                                                      $  80                                         $100


                 Optional Written Expression                                                 $  80                                        $100

                 Full Package (all three above)                                                $300                                        $340

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

TCF ANF (Accès à la Nationalité Française)

Intended for:  Anyone intending to request the French Citizenship.

Composed of:





Fees:       Test Description                                             AF Members                 Non-Members


                    Full Exam                                                                              $250                                       $270

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

TCF registration form > 

Fees must be paid in full at the time of registration and are non-refundable,

unless the TCF session is canceled.

  • 3 compulsory tests (1 hour 30 minutes)

    • Reading comprehension

    • Listening comprehension

    • Language structures

  • 2 optional tests 

    • Oral expression (15 minutes)

    • Written expression (1 hour)

  • 4 compulsory tests (1hour 50 minutes)​

    • Listening comprehension (25 minutes)

    • Reading comprehension (45 minutes)

    • Oral expression (10 minutes)

    • Written expression (30 minutes)

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Contact Us

Upon appointment only:

5510 Munford Road

Raleigh, NC 27612

(919) 985-3919

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