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TCF Quebec (TCFQ)

The TCFQ (Test de Connaissance de Francais pour le Quebec) or TCF Quebec test is one of the tests that is accepted as a proof of proficiency in French language by the Quebec Visa & Immigration department. 


If you want to send in your application for the Quebec Skilled Worker program, you can take the TCFQ test. Your Quebec Immigration Consultant or Quebec Immigration Lawyer should be able to tell you what level you need to attain. 


Note: In some countries, a specific TCF Quebec test may not be available. In such cases, you can register for the regular TCF Test, and sit only for the Comprehension Orale (Listening Comprehension) and Expression Orale (Speaking) components.

TCF Quebec (TCFQ) Test Format

The TCFQ Test (TCF for Quebec) has only 2 modules: 



Note: There is no reading or writing. Only listening and speaking.

TCF Quebec (TCFQ) Test Sample

Click here to view a TCFQ Sample Test

TCFQ Levels & Hours of Learning needed

The TCFQ is a level test that shows how good you are in French. Depending on your score in the test, you are placed in a certain level. There are altogether 6 levels of proficiency: 

Proficiency Level
 Others
 French Faster
 Lower Beginner
 A1
60-100 hours
  40-60 hours
 Upper Beginner
 A2
150-200 hours
   60-80 hours
 Lower Intermediate
 B1
350-400 hours
  80-120 hours
 Upper Intermediate
 B2
550-650 hours
  120-180 hours
 Lower Advanced
 C1
800-950 hours
  160-240 hours
 Upper Advanced
 C2
> 1000 hours
  240-300 hours

1. We achieve the levels in a shorter time by using Accelerated Learning and by being very exam-focused. 

2. We can tell you how many hours you need after a free trial lesson (level assessment).

3. Some students may need more hours, while others (not complete beginners) may require less hours.

4. The learning hours you will need depend on several factors: 

  • Your current level
  • Languages you already know (Spanish and Italian speakers need less hours)
  • How good you are with languages in general
  • Frequency of the lessons and Gaps between lessons
  • Commitment & Available time for revision and homework on your own

TCFQ Test Registration

TCF for Quebec (TCFQ) examination sessions are held throughout the year. Approved TCF Test Centres are allowed to hold as many examination sessions as they wish in the last 10 days of each month. 

You can take the TCF for Quebec (TCFQ Test) as many times as you like. There must, however, be a gap of 2 months between examination sessions. 


Your certificate has a limited validity period. It is valid for 2 years. 

Your certificate will usually be available approximately 20 days after you took the TCF for Quebec. 

You should collect it from the test centre at which you took the TCF for Quebec examinations.


At the same time, the CIEP will send your results to the Ministry of Immigration (MICC) in Quebec directly. You should still include your certificate in your immigration application, even if the Ministry has your results. 


Contact your nearby Approved TCF Test Centre to get more specific information about the following: 

  • the dates of the TCFQ or TCF examination sessions 
  • the registration procedure 
  • the examination centre location
  • the examination fee  

TCF Quebec (TCFQ) Syllabus

TCF Quebec (TCFQ) Past Exam Papers

Why choose French Faster to prepare for TCF Quebec (TCFQ)

  • Short learning period: Even if you don't know any French, you can the following minimum hours reach Level 1 (A1) in 40 hours, Level 2 (A2) in 60 hours and Level 3 (B1) in 80 hours of learning! 
  • Experienced bilingual tutors: You learn from tutors (all native speakers) who know exactly what to do to help you score well in the TCF Quebec test. 
  • Latest exam questions: You get model answers for recent and past TCF Quebec exam questions from various test centers around the world.
  • Excellent learning materials: You wouldn't need to buy any extra learning materials; we provide all pdf and audio files. 
  • Anytime, anywhere: You can take the class online via Skype anytime, anywhere; we have tutors available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!  
  • Guaranteed Success: So far, we have a 100% success rate. Read our Student Testimonials

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