QSW-Language Test Equivalency 

French Language Requirements

Applicants to the Quebec Skilled Workers program must present results of French language tests or recognized diplomas in order to prove their proficiency. 

The following tests and diplomas are recognized:

  • Test d'Évaluation du Français Adapté pour le Québec (TEFAQ)

  • Test de connaissance du français pour le Québec (TCF-Québec)

  • Test d'évaluation du français (TEF)

  • Test d'évaluation du français pour le Canada (TEF Canada)

  • Test de connaissance du français (TCF)

  • Diplôme d'études en langue française (DELF)

  • Diplôme approfondi de langue française (DALF)

Here is a table showing french language scores, their equivalency and points awarded under the Quebec Skilled Worker points selection grid:

TEF/TEFAQ Speaking (Expression Orale)

TEF/TEFAQ Listening (Compréhension Orale)

For reading (compréhension écrite) and writing (expression écrite), only the applicant may obtain 1 point if the score reached is level B2 and above. 

English Language Requirements

Applicants to the Quebec Skilled Workers program must present results of French language tests in order to prove their proficiency. 

The following tests are recognized: 

  • IELTS General Training

  • IELTS Academic Training

Here is a table showing English language scores, their equivalency and points awarded under the Quebec Skilled Worker points selection grid:

Please note that there are no points awarded if your spouse takes the IELTS exam.

IELTS Listenning and Speaking 

IELTS Reading and Writing 

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