The “Test de Connaissance du Français” for Canada, or TCF Canada, is a French-language proficiency test that meets the standards of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Click here for TCF test FAQs.
Any individual, regardless of his or her nationality and native language (including French citizens and citizens of Francophone countries), who would like to initiate the process for permanent economic immigration to Canada or Canadian citizenship through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).
TCF Test consists of four mandatory parts. It evaluates general French language proficiency in listening comprehension, reading comprehension, speaking and writing.
There are 39 multiple choice questions for listening comprehension; 39 multiple choice questions for the reading comprehension with only one correct possible answer; 3 speaking tasks, organized according to a progressively increasing level of difficulty; and 3 writing tasks, also with a progressively increasing level of difficulty. The levels correspond to the benchmarks specified by the European Framework for Language Learning, Teaching and Evaluation as well as the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB).