The Portuguese Foreign Language Assessment and Certification Center (CAPLE) certifies foreign candidates at the following levels:
|CIPLE - Initial Certificate of Portuguese as a Foreign Language||A2|
|DEPLE - Elementary Diploma of Portuguese as a Foreign Language||B1|
|DIPLE - Intermediate Diploma of Portuguese as a Foreign Language||B2|
|DAPLE - Advanced Diploma of Portuguese as a Foreign Language||C1|
|DUPLE - University Diploma of Portuguese as a Foreign Language||C2|
The CAPLE Exams take place at the University of Algarve, in Faro, on the Penha campus, both in the ESGHT building and in the Pedagogical Complex.
|Exams and level||Registration date||Registration fee||Exam date and time||Publication of results|
|CIPLE - A2||until 26 February||75 Euros||March, 11 at 9:00 am||May, 2|
|DEPLE - B1||until 28 April||95 Euros||May, 17 at 2:30 pm||July, 7|
|DIPLE - B2||until 28 April||115 Euros||May, 16 at 9:00 am||July, 7|
|DAPLE - C1||until 28 April||130 Euros||May, 18 at 9:00 am||July, 7|
|DUPLE - C2||until 28 April||145 Euros||May, 17 at 9:00 am||July, 7|
|CIPLE - A2||until 31 May||75 Euros||June, 17 at 9:00 am||August, 2|
|CIPLE - A2||All vacancies filled by 2023|
|DEPLE - B1||until 29 October||95 Euros||November, 15 at 2:30 pm||January, 10|
|DIPLE - B2||until 29 October||115 Euros||November, 14 at 9:00 am||January, 10|
|DAPLE - C1||until 29 October||130 Euros||November, 16 at 9:00 am||January, 10|
|DUPLE - C2||until 29 October||145 Euros||November, 15 at 9:00 am||January, 10|
Registration takes place on the CAPLE online platform
After registering, you have 24 hours to pay the exam fee.
You can make the payment by MULTIBANCO or MBWay (only available in Portugal) or by credit card. After making the payment, you receive confirmation of registration.
Enter the candidate number to find out the exam result, in https://caple.letras.ulisboa.pt/classificacoes
Exams From Previous Years
These certificates are internationally recognized, according to the standards of the ALTE Association (Association of Language Testers in Europe), which brings together, among others, institutions such as the Goethe-Institut, Instituto Cervantes, and the University of Cambridge.
Certificates may be collected by candidates at the ESGHT secretariat.
More information at https://caple.letras.ulisboa.pt/exames