DELF A1 Exam

Training and certification catalog
  • Level: A1 à A1

The Diplôme d'Études en Langue Française (DELF) A1 exam takes place at the Alliance Française de Paris.


The next exam dates for 2024 will be announced shortly.

The price includes a €20 handling fee, which does not apply to students of the Alliance Française de Paris who have valid registration fees.

The DELF A1 is a diploma granted by the French Ministry of Education. It certifies skills in French at the A1 level. The diploma is valid for life.

This diploma is recognized throughout the world, and allows you to develop both your personal and professional French skills.

Practical Information

It is possible to take the exam as many times as you wish, provided that there is a minimum waiting period of 45 days between two exams at the same level.


 The DELF A1 consists of 4 tests:

  • Oral comprehension

  • Written comprehension

  • Written production

  • Oral production

The minimum score to obtain the diploma is 50 out of 100. It is imperative to obtain a minimum of 5 points out of 25 per test. A mark of less than 5 in any of the skills assessed is eliminatory.

Target audience

Ideal for those who wish to certify their level of French in France or abroad.


Instructions that must be followed during the Covid-19 epidemic:

You will find below the instructions that must be applied in order to have access to the test/examination room:

  • Candidates must wash their hands when entering our premises.

  • Candidates must wash their hands before signing the attendance sheet.

  • All candidates must wear a mask.

  • Candidates must bring their own pen.

  • Candidates will be required to present their own identity document at the time of identity checks.

  • The use of hand sanitizer is required. Candidates will be asked to use it before the start of the test and before their copy is submitted. 

If these rules are not respected, it will unfortunately be impossible for us to grant you access to the test room.


Alliance Française de Paris

101 Boulevard Raspail

75006 Paris

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