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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 will recibe by email the confirmation of entry and information of test dates and locations (please note that writen and oral tests are held on different days).

Office hours

Preparation workshops

Level test

More information on Instituto Cervantes' diplomas



Writing exam

Levels available in the examination periods Registration Periods
February 8th A2 14 November 2018 to 9 January 2019
April 5th A2, B1, B2 and C1 14 November 2018 to 6 February 2019
September 13th A2 14 November 2018 to 24 July 2019
October 4th A2, B1, B2 14 November 2018 to 21 August 2019


DELE Fees - 2019

Level Fee
A2 130 €
B1 160 €
B2 190 €
C1 205 €