French FIDE test

FIDE Language Assessment

Starting from January 1st 2019, any non-Swiss resident is required to have a valid proof of language if they wish to apply for the Swiss nationality or to renew their residence permit.

The FIDE test is a certified and recognized proof of language issued by the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM).

To register to the FIDE exam or for more information, please contact us via our web form.

Mastering a desired level of French.

Our unique blended learning method is the fastest way to learn and master French. When you sign up for a Swiss French School course, you can define with your own personal consultant which level it is you wish to attain. A personalized solution is offered taking in consideration your availability, current level and the timeline in which you need to achieve said level. Once that has been defined, we guarantee (contractually) that you will reach your objective.

Taking the FIDE test

Swiss French School is an accredited FIDE exam center. You can take the test in our Geneva and Lausanne centers to receive an official Language Passport.

The exam itself is composed of 2 separate parts: a written evaluation (reading & writing) and an oral evaluation (speaking & understanding). Depending on your needs you can take only 1 of the French evaluations or you can take both.

Inscriptions & dates for FIDE test

To register to the Fide exam or for more information, please contact us via our web form.

The upcoming dates to take the French Oral and Written evaluations in our Geneva or Lausanne centers are:

- Geneva

Session Speaking and understanding Reading and writing Last day to register
1 21.08.2020 (full) 28.08.2020 (full) 31.07.2020
2 22.08.2020 (full) 29.08.2020 (full) 31.07.2020
3 11.09.2020 (full) 15.09.2020 (full) 28.08.2020
4 26.09.2020 (full) 29.09.2020 (full) 05.09.2020
5 09.10.2020 (full) 13.10.2020 (full) 18.09.2020
6 24.10.2020 (full) 27.10.2020 (full) 10.10.2020
7 06.11.2020 10.11.2020 16.10.2020
8 28.11.2020 01.12.2020 07.11.2020
9 04.12.2020 08.12.2020 20.11.2020

- Lausanne

Session Speaking and understanding Reading and writing Last day to register
1 14.08.2020 (full) 21.08.2020 (full) 31.07.2020
2 29.08.2020 (full) 05.09.2020 (full) 14.08.2020
3 19.09.2020 (full) 22.09.2020 (full) 05.09.2020
4 26.09.2020 (full) 29.09.2020 (full) 12.09.2020
5 16.10.2020 (full) 20.10.2020 (full) 02.10.2020
6 24.10.2020 (full) 27.10.2020 (full) 10.10.2020
7 06.11.2020 (full) 10.11.2020 23.10.2020
8 28.11.2020 (full) 01.12.2020 14.11.2020
9 05.12.2020 (full) 08.12.2020 21.11.2020

Prices of the FIDE evaluations

Prices are set nationally.

  • Full exam (both evaluations): CHF 250
  • Speaking & understanding: CHF 170
  • Reading & writing: CHF 120

To register to the Fide exam or for more information, please contact us via our web form.

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