The TCF IRN is for any foreigner over 16 years of age who wishes to validate their level of French for an application for French nationality (level B1), an application for a long-term resident’s card (level A2), validation of the A1 level as part of the OFII citizenship programme.

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More about the exam

The TCF IRN is composed of 4 compulsory sections assessing skills in French as a general language

  • Listening Comprehension
    Multiple choice ( 20 questions)
  • Reading Comprehension
    Multiple choice (20 questions)
  • Speaking
    3 tasks
  • Writing
    3 tasks


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