NEWS: **According to Instituto Cervantes´ formal announcement, all DELE exams are cancelled all over the world for April and May 2020. Candidates will be registered in future exams.**

The next round of the exam:  13 & 14 November 2020

Registration will open from Sept 7 to October 7.

The Diplomas de Español (DELE), issued by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Spanish Ministry for Education, Social Policies and Sport, are official qualifications proving different levels of competence in the Spanish language.

Types of DELE diplomas

DELE Diploma in Spanish

Framework of Reference


Diploma in Spanish Level A1



Diploma in Spanish Level A2



Diploma in Spanish Level B1



Diploma in Spanish Level B2



Diploma in Spanish Level C1


Effective Operational Proficiency

Diploma in Spanish Level C2




The University of Salamanca collaborates with the Instituto Cervantes in the development of the examinations and in the marking of the examination papers
Please notice levels A1 and A2 have been updated. You can find the information in the following link


The examination for obtaining the DELEs (A1, A1 Young Learners, A2, B1, A2/B1 Young Learners, B2, C1 and C2) consists of different tests: reading comprehension, written expression, listening comprehension and oral expression. The grade "no apto" (unsatisfactory) in one of the sections will imply the candidate's failure in the entire examination. All parts should be retaken at a future date. 

Sample examination paper and past papers




Regular Rate for INDIVIDUAL application

  • HK$1,125 DELE A1 (Starter)
  • HK$1,125 DELE A1 Escolar (Starter Young Learners)
  • HK$1,200 DELE A2 (Elementary)
  • HK$1,450 DELE B1 (Lower Intermediate)
  • HK$1,450 DELE A2/B1 Escolar (Elementary/Lower Intermediate Young Learners)
  • HK$1,800 DELE B2 (Higher Intermediate)

Discount Rate for GROUP/our own college current student application

  • HK$1,040  DELE A1 (Starter)
  • HK$1,040  DELE A1 Escolar (Starter Young Learners)
  • HK$1,110 DELE A2 (Elementary)
  • HK$1,340 DELE B1 (Lower Intermediate)
  • HK$1,340 DELE A2/B1 Escolar (Elementary/Lower Intermediate Young Learners)
  • HK$1,665 DELE B2 (Higher Intermediate)

The discount rates above are available for UOWCHK/CCCU/ current students, groups (minimum 10 students) and SPANISH WORLD students.

Please fill in and submit this supplementary Discount Form together with your registration form if apply with discount.




Level: A1,A1 Escolar, A2, B1, A2B1 Escolar and B2

15 May 2020 (Friday) for A1 Escolar and A2B1 Escolar
16 May 2020 (Saturday) for A1, A2, B1 and B2. 

Time: 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Venue: UOW College Hong Kong/Community College of City University, Telford Annex,  
             Kowloon Bay.
Registration Deadline: 18 March 2020
 (NO application will be accepted after 18 March 2020)

**Please note that the DELE May 2020 examination has been cancelled by the DELE Officials due to the outbreak of coronavirus, updated on 13 March 2020.**

The next round of the exam:  13 & 14 November 2020
Registration will open from Sept 7 to October 7.



[DELE enquiries and certificate collection]
Office Address:
Faculty of Arts and Humanities, UOWCHK/CCCU
Room 405, Festival Walk Tower, 80 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon.
Office hour: 
Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 1:45- 5:30 p.m
Sat 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon (Close on Sunday and Public Holiday)
You will receive an automatic confirmation from Instituto Cervantes by email. Please contact us in case there is any mistake regarding your personal information.
In addition, registration confirmation and schedules will be emailed from our office. Please contact us in case you have not received these documents ONE WEEK before the examination date. You will need these documents to access the examination venue at Telford Annex, Kowloon Bay.


About changes of personal information out of DELE registration and exam period:
In case there is any personal information wrong, they need to fill out the form and submit the day of the exam or earlier.
You may change your information through the link


  1. Please read all the conditions in the Registration Form.
  2. Please complete all the spaces on the Registration Form. We will use this information to contact you and to inform you about the instructions for the examination, results, etc. Please include your e-mail address.
  3. Please write the date and sign the registration form. For candidates under 18, a parent/guardian needs to sign the form.
  4. If you change your address, before or after the examination, please contact your examination site.
  5. In case you are applying for a discount, please fill out DELE Discount Form.
  6. In case you need to cancel your registration, you have 14 days after the date of your registration form to do so, and be eligible for 100% refund.
  7. In the unlikely event of insufficient enrolment for DELE, UOWCHK/CCCU reserves the right not to offer it.
  8. If due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control we need to cancel the exams, we will notify candidates as soon as possible.


For more information, please contact us by: 

Enquiry Lines: 3442 9729