As of January 3, 2022, the TEF Naturalization and TEF Resident tests will be merged into a single test: the TEF IRN (Integration, Residence and Nationality).Aimed at foreigners over the age of 16, this test is required by the French Ministry of the Interior for those who wish to:
All candidates registered for the TEF IRN take the same test, no matter what goal a candidate wishes to achieve.
The TEF IRN consists of 4 mandatory sections:
The test lasts 1 hour and 20 minutes in total. The duration of each section is detailed below: