TestDaF is a central standardised examination in German language, which is conducted all over the world, primarily for students who wish to study in Germany, and those who need a proof of competence in the German language.

TestDaF assesses the four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking. The TestDaF examination has three levels: level 5 (TDN 5), level 4 (TDN 4) and level 3 (TDN 3). The written part lasts three hours and ten minutes without breaks. Together with the oral part and the breaks the examination lasts approximately five hours, and it is compulsory to be taken in one day.

The registration fee is 165 Euros.

From January 2010, the registration for the TestDaF examination is online. Please follow the instructions to register.

Log in to the TestDaF web site and start the registration;

Choose your exam centre- LinguaLink, together with the online  payment method that suits you best;

Fill in your contact data  and confirm the protection data statement;

Fill in your personal data and answer the rest of the questions;

Pay by card  and fill in the information required;

Confirm the data given, as well as AGW and BVB;

The registration process is completed. You can get the application form via the Internet, by e-mail message, or as a PDF document on the candidate portal;

Read the regulations very carefully, copy the confidentiality statement and sign  the application form.  Make sure to produce it on the exam day.

Choose an administration that suits you best and apply within the period allocated for application.

TestDaf dates: 2020




T10313 February 202021.11.2019 - 16.01.2020
T10422 April 202026.02.2020 - 27.03.2020
T10503 June 202008.04.2020 - 06.05.2020
T10622 July 202027.05.2020 - 24.06.2020
T10710 September 202016.07.2020 - 13.08.2020
T10810 November 202015.09.2020 - 13.10.2020

You can find all the detailed information about the registration and about the examination itself on the following website www.testdaf.de.

If you plan to sit the TestdaF examination, you can enrol at the preparation course offered by LinguaLink, where you will familiarise yourself with the format of the examination, and the strategies for passing sucessfully all the parts of the examination. At the end of the course, you will receive a complete report with comments on the achieved results.


Location of LinguaLink