The DELF Prim is for scholars up to 11 years of age and is made up of only three levels: A1.1, A1 and A2. The diploma awarded is identical to the standard DELF Diploma and has the same basicstructure. However, the topics discussed are adapted so as to be more relevant and interesting to children.

For more information on the DELF Prim, click here.

  • Structure of the exams

At each level, four skills are evaluated: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

The DELF exams are divided into 2 parts:

  1. Listening comprehension, written production, and reading comprehension are tested in a written exam. The date and time of this written exam is scheduled nationally and cannot be changed under any circumstances.
  2. Speaking and oral interaction are tested in a one-on-one exam. The date and time of this oral exam is communicated to candidates no later than one week prior to the written exam and every effort is made to ensure that the test takes place on the same day as the written component.
  • Cost of the exams

Exam fees are payable in full in advance without exception according to the table below.

  • When to register

Browse our schedule of DELF/DALF sessions for 2020 to determine which session you would like to register for.

  • How to register

It’s very easy! If you want to write your exam at the Alliance Française of Cape Town, follow these two simple steps:

  1. Complete your DELF-DALF registration.
  2. Send your proof of payment to

Please note that online registrations not followed by payment will be disregarded.

If you have any questions, please contact our exams coordinator at