DELE Exam Center in Coronado-San José, Costa Rica

DELE stands for: Diploma del Español como Lengua Extranjera or Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language. These certifications are granted by Instituto Cervantes from Spain and you can get your DELE at Academia Tica! The school has been an official DELE Exam Center since 2013.

Why should I get a DELE certificate?

  • Internationally recognized official qualifications
  • Permanent validity (do not expire)
  • If you’re looking for a job or an education oportunity, this is the best proof of language skills for your curriculum
  • Accepted by universities, businesses and government institutions
  • Based on the European Framework of Reference for Languages: international standard

2017 DELE Exam dates

Academia Tica will be offering the following dates and upon demand, further dates may be offered (please note that registration for all dates starts on January 10!):

  • Saturday, May 13: All levels. Registration ends Mar. 29
  • Friday, July 14: A2, B1, B2 and C1 levels. Reg. ends May 24
  • Saturday, November 25: All levels. Reg. ends Oct. 11

2018 DELE Exam dates

The new dates have arrived for 2018! Please note that registration for all sessions will start on November 13th, 2017 and ends up about 4-5 weeks before the exam date. These are the sessions we will have in 2018, further dates may be opened on demand always according to Instituto Cervantes’ DELE calendar in February, April, September and October.

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018: All levels. Reg. ends Mar. 28
  • Fri., July 13, 2018: A2, B1, B2 and C1 levels. Reg. ends May 23
  • Saturday, November 10, 2018: All levels. Reg. ends Oct. 3

DELE Exam registration procedure

DELE Exam registration is very easy and can be done in person at the school or by email. In a nutshell, what you’ll need to send for registering is:

Exam prices depend on the level you are taking and are as follows:

  • A1 – $105
  • A2 – $110
  • B1 – $130
  • B2 – $150
  • C1 – $165
  • C2 – $180
  • Very important! You should take the exam at a level where you feel comfortable. If you are not sure, you can schedule a Skype interview with the school to assess your level of Spanish before registering.

How to prepare for the DELE Exam?

Please check out our DELE Exam Preparation courses if you’re thinking about taking the exam.

You can find practice resources at the official DELE site.

Other services

Apart form our preparation courses, we offer the following services to make your life easier so you can focus on what’s important: passing the exam:

DELE Exam Preparation Course in Costa Rica

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