CPI Heredia is a DELE examination center

CPI Heredia - Dele

CPI Heredia is a DELE examination center

CPI Heredia - Dele


Diplomas de Español DELE

The "Diplomas de Español DELE", issued by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry for Education and Science, are official qualifications accrediting levels of competence and command of the Spanish language.

They are the only officially accredited qualifications issued by the Ministry for Education of the Kingdom of Spain that are administered internationally and are recognized worldwide by private companies, chambers of commerce, and public & private educational systems.

The Instituto Cervantes has established collaborative agreements with the relevant departments of the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Education, as well as with other academic institutions of international prestige in the teaching of Spanish, especially regarding the production of examinations and evaluation.

CPI Heredia

Diplomas de Español

The "Diplomas de Español DELE" official qualification accrediting levels of competence and command of the Spanish language are as follows:

$105 Starter level

This qualification attests to sufficient linguistic ability for a very basic range of the most simple and commonly used expressions in the Spanish-speaking world and permits the speaker to satisfy immediate needs of a concrete type.

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$110 Elementary level

This qualification attests to sufficient linguistic ability for understanding a basic range of commonly simple and immediate relevance expressions used in the Spanish-speaking world (basic personal & family information, shopping, local geography, and employment, for example).

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$130 Beginner level

This qualification attests to sufficient linguistic ability for understanding and responding appropriately in most normal day-to-day situations and for expressing desires and needs in a basic way.

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$150 Intermediate level

This qualification validates sufficient linguistic ability to get by in average day-to-day situations in normal communication circumstances which do not require specialized use of the language.

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$165 Advanced level

This qualification accredits the student's ability to process all kinds of texts effectively and to speak with fluency, accuracy and consistency, even the most specialized communication in labor and academic areas.

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$180 Proficiency level

This qualification accredits the necessary linguistic competence to integrate in situations requiring an advanced use of the language and knowledge of the cultural customs embedded within it.

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A1 escolar: $105

A2/B1 escolar: $130

This qualification is for young learners (11 - 17 years old).

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Registration procedure

Any person of any country and any mother tongue can apply for Diplomas de Español DELE to certify the level of competence and command of the Spanish language.

Registration for the tests must be effected at a DELE examination centre within the period established for each examination session. CPI Heredia is an Examination Centre; as such, our Admissions Department can assist you in completing the registration process.

The following documents are necessary to register for the test:

A completed registration form which can be obtained by downloading the following file:

Registration form

The form needs to be completed and sent (mandatory)  Click Here

Payment of the registration fee:

The Rights of Registration can be paid to CPI Heredia through a wire transfer or via internet.  Once the Admissions Department at CPI receives the registration form you will receive instructions in a separate e-mail on the exact procedure for making the registration fee payment.

Original and photocopy of a photo ID that includes the following information:

Identity, nationality, place and date of birth: the information declared by candidates on the registration form must correspond with that on the ID.

Signed declaration, when appropriate, of fulfilment of at least two of the conditions described in section 2 under General Conditions.

Instituto Cervantes may administer the examinations for Diplomas in Spanish DELE under special conditions to those candidates who, due to being in conditions of confinement or having some kind of disability, are unable to sit these exams under the conditions set forth in the guidelines.

The candidates must arrive to the exam centre with:
  • Passport or identification submitted in the registration.
  • The official notice that the examination centre had sent to the candidate.

Once the registration fee is paid, if the candidate cancels the registration during the registration period or in the following 10 calendar days (5 days for the examination in August), s/he is entitled to a full refund. Should s/he cancel in the 10 days following termination of the established cancellation period (5 days for the examination in August), s/he will be refunded only 50% of the paid fee.

The paid registration fee includes the issue and shipping of the diploma. The fees fixed in each country and examination centres as "rights of registration" must be consulted in the appropriate examination centre or the suitable Instituto Cervantes abroad.
SESSION I: February 2019

Registration date for the DELE exam

  • From November 14th, 2018 until January 9th, 2019

Date of the written exam

  • Adults: Friday, February 8th, 2019

Date of the oral exam

  • The day before the written exam

Levels of certification

  • Adults: A2
SESSION II: April 2019
SESSION IV: July 2019
SESSION V: September 2019
SESSION VI: October 2019
SESSION VII: November 2019