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The TFI™ Test

The international standard for assessing French-language proficiency.

Select any step below to learn more about the TFI™ Test:


TFI Registration

TFI test sessions are held in locations around the world throughout the year. Individuals interested in taking the TFI test can register for these test sessions. Institutions can register students or employees, too.


Outside of Canada

To register for a TFI test session outside Canada, please visit the ETS Preferred Network directory (EPN).


In Canada

To register for a TFI test session in Canada, please connect to ETS's Registration Platform and follow the instructions.

See below for test dates and times and to find a test center near you.

Note: The registration deadline for TFI test sessions in Canada is always the Thursday 1 week before the test at 5 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time. For example, if you want to take the test on Saturday, November 5, 2022, you must register by 5 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on Thursday, October 27.

Here are the TFI test session dates for 2022: 

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Test session start times depend on the time zone of the chosen test center.

  • Pacific Time: 10 a.m.
  • Mountain Time: 11 a.m.
  • Central Time: Noon
  • Eastern Time: 1 p.m.
  • Atlantic Time: 2 p.m.
  • Newfoundland Time: 2:30 p.m.

Test takers must arrive at the test center approximately 30 minutes before the test time.

Below is a list of the official TFI test centers and their contact information. The list is in alphabetical order by province.


New Brunswick (NB)

Centre international d'apprentissage du français de l’Université de Moncton

Phone: 1-506-336-3400
Toll-free: 1-800-363-8336 (Canada and United States)
Address: Campus de Shippagan; 218 J.-D.-Gauthier Boulevard; Shippagan, NB E8S 1P6


Below is a list of the official TFI test centers and their contact information. The list is in alphabetical order by province.


Nova Scotia (NS)

Halifax Language Institute of Canada

Phone: 1-902-406-8585
Address: Spring Garden Place; Suite 405- 5640 Spring Garden Road; Halifax, NS B3J 3M7


Québec (QC)


Phone: 1-514-987-3000, x4520
Address: 209 Sainte-Catherine Street East; Building Sainte-Catherine (V), room V-6540, 6th floor; Montreal, H2X 1L2 Quebec, Canada


Centre linguistique du Collège de Jonquière

Phone: 1-418-542-0352
Toll-free: 1-800-622-0352 (Canada and United States)
Address: 2505 Saint-Hubert Street; Jonquière, QC G7X 7W2


Montreal – College ELC

Phone: 1-514-903-3198
Address: 2348, Jean-Talon Est Local 401; Montreal, QC H2E 1V7


YMCA International Language School

Phone: 1-514-789-8000
Address: 1440 Stanley Street, 5th floor; Montréal, QC H3A 1P7


Saskatchewan (SK)

La Cité universitaire francophone de l’Université de Regina

Phone: 1-306-585-4828
Toll-free: 1-866-214-8097
Address: La Cité Building; 3727 Sagittaire Lane; Regina, SK S4S 0A2

Test Sessions Organized by an Institution

Test Takers

To register for a test session organized by your institution, contact the appropriate internal supervisor or instructor.


In some locations, institutions can arrange to administer the TFI test on their premises. The sessions are supervised by the institution's staff and/or staff provided by the local EPN member. The local EPN member is responsible for providing supervisory training for authorized testing personnel and for scoring the test.

Institutions outside of Canada: contact your local EPN office

Institutions in Canada or in countries that do not have a local EPN office: contact the TFI program