TCF - Test de Connaissance du Français

Test de Connaissance du Français (TCF) for the general public, for 16 years old or above.
The TCF evaluates general French language proficiency levels for people whose native language is not French and people wishing, for professional or personal reasons, to validate their knowledge in French in a simple, fast and reliable way. They obtain some sort of linguistic photography of their level in French at the time the test is taken. The Certificate of Achievement is valid for 2 years. It does not require specific study.

About TCF   


  • Examination dates:
    • 30 January (Registration: 1-30 December 2018)
    • 27 March (Registration: 28 January - 27 February 2019)
    • 22 May (Registration: 18 March - 17 April 2019)
    • 18 September (Registration: 8 July - 15 August 2019)
    • 20 November (Registration: 18 September - 21 October 2019)
  • Examination Centre:
    • Compulsory test: HK Scout Centre, Scout Path, Austin Road, Kowloon (click here for site map)
    • Oral and written tests: AF Jordan Centre, 52 Jordan Road, Kowloon
  • Test fees:
    • TCF (compulsory test): HK$1,750
    • Oral (optional test): HK$850
    • Written (optional test): HK$850


  • As of February 2013, all TCF candidates who register for ORAL Test must provide a color passport size photo (digital copy please email to: at the time of registration. This photo will be printed on the certificate.
  • Test fees are neither refundable nor transferable 
  • Seats are limited for compulsory test, and limited to 16 for oral test. 

To register: please submit the registration form and pay the examination fees at one of our centres (Jordan, Shatin, Wanchai), OR you can use our Online registration service.

Online registration process:
1 - For TCF, please click here to download the registration form
2 - When the online payment is successful, you will receive by email a receipt and a payment reference.
3 - Please send your examination registration form together with the payment reference to
4 - You will then receive a confirmation email from AFHK

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Please note that the online payment is available for the examinations that are open for registration. Without a confirmation email from AFHK, your registration is not valid.

An exam notice will be sent to you by mail or email 3 weeks prior to the exam day. If you don’t receive it, please inform us by email at About one month after the exam, we will inform you by email to collect the certificates issued by CIEP of the French Ministry of Education.

All registrations are final.  Please ensure that you will be available to attend the exam on the date(s) and within the time range.

For enquiry on examinations, please email to