CAPLE Exam

The PLE exams (Português Língua Estrangeira) administered by CAPLE-FLUL are recognised by various Portuguese and foreign entities and institutions for the purposes of further study, academia, employment, obtaining Portuguese citizenship, and more.

CAPLE Exam – Camões

The A1 to C2 exams can be used for educational, social, professional, or other purposes.

The A2-CIPLE exam is the minimum level required by current Portuguese law for obtaining Portuguese citizenship.

Completion of the B2-DIPLE exam is required by Portuguese universities before graduating.

Details for the 2021 exam periods

Exam

 

ACESSO

 

CIPLE

 

DEPLE

 

DIPLE

 

DAPLE

 

DUPLE

International dates

 

May 11 / July 13 /November 9

 

May 13 / July 15 / November 11

 

May 12 / July 14 /November 10

 

May 11 / July 13 /November 9

 

May 13 / July 15 /November 11

 

May 12 / July 14 /November 10

Registration deadline

Exam periods

November – Enrolment open until 2021-10-19

EXAM PRICES

CIPLE and CIPLE for schools (for children aged 12 -15) (A2)

DEPLE and DEPLE for schools (for children aged 12-15) (B1)

DIPLE and DIPLE for schools (for children aged 12-15)

DAPLE (C1)

DUPLE (C2)

72€

92€

112€

127€

142€

The exam fee can be paid by card or by bank transfer. Follow the payment instructions after you have filled in your registration form. The enrolment fee is non-refundable.

Registration process

To register, go to this page to choose the exam you wish to take https://caple.letras.ulisboa.pt and follow the instructions. Once your registration is complete, you will receive an email. Follow the instructions in this email.

Candidates that register for an exam must be familiar with exam rules.

 

 

WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU READ THE RULES IN THEIR ENTIRETY

  • 1. Candidates can only sit a PLE exam during exam time.
  • 2. On the day of the exam, candidates must,
  • (i) bring the original copy of the identification document that they used to register for the exam (eg. DNI, passport, or residence permit);
  • (ii) arrive at the indicated classroom 20 minutes before the exam start time.

After choosing the LAPE where you will sit the exam, you will be able to use the contact details available on the page to ask questions, clear up any doubts, or ask for help.

STRUCTURE OF THE EXAMS

EXAM CAPLE – CAMÕES