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

2020 DELE Exam dates

The new dates have arrived for 2020! Please note that registration for all sessions is currently open and ends up about 4-5 weeks before the exam date.

These are the sessions we will have in 2020 as established by Instituto Cervantes. Please note that we will not hold DELE exams outside of these dates as it is not possible to set new dates!

Also please note that not all levels are offered in all dates, but the most common levels to take (A2 – C1) are offered in all:

  • Friday, April 17: A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1. Reg. ends Feb. 19.
  • Saturday, May 16: All levels. Reg. ends Mar. 18.
  • Friday, July 10: A2, B1, B2 and C1. Reg. ends May 13.
  • Saturday, November 14: All levels. Reg. ends Sep. 16.

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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