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DELE - Instituto Cervantes

The DELE (Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language) certifies language competence in Spanish. The diplomas are awarded by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science, and are recogniced throughout the world by private companies, Chambers of Commerce as well as public and private education systems.

The levels of the Diplomas in Spanish are equivalent to those defined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Level Name Diploma
C2 Maestría (mastery/proficiency) Diploma de Español Nivel C2
C1 Dominio operativo eficaz (Effective Operational Proficiency/advanced) Diploma de Español Nivel C1                                         
B2 Avanzado (Vantage/upper intermediate) Diploma de Español Nivel B2 
B1 Umbral (Threshold/intermediate) Diploma de Español Nivel B1
A2 Plataforma (Way stage/elementary) Diploma de Español Nivel A2
A1 Acceso (Breakthrough/beginner) Diploma de Español Nivel A1


EXAMS REGISTRATION, ONLINE AT THIS ADRESS: https://examenes.cervantes.es/

The candidate must send by email a copy of his pasaport, NIE or identity card.


Office hours

Preparation workshops

Level test

More information on Instituto Cervantes' diplomas



Writing exam

Levels available in the examination periods Registration Periods
February 10th A2 15 November to 11 January
April 7th A2, B1, B2, C1 15 November to 15 February
October 13th A2, B1, B2 15 November to 30 August


DELE Fees - 2017

Level Fee
A2 124 €
B1 160 €
B2 188 €
C1 197 €