What it is?
The Portuguese Proficiency Certificate for Foreigners (Celpe-Bras) is the official Brazilian exam to evaluate Portuguese proficiency as a foreign language, made by the Brazilian Ministry of Education (MEC).
When it happens?
Usually twice a year, during the months of April and October.
How is the exame?
|Superior Advanced||4,26 to 5,00|
|Advanced||3,51 to 4,25|
|Superior Intermediate||2,76 to 3,50|
|Intermediate||2,00 to 2,75|
|Not Proficient||0,00 to 1,99|
First step: Fill out the online Application Form and Questionnaire (available here), during the expected period of the public call, considering the Brazilian time zone (BRT).
Attention: Don’t forget to print (or save as a PDF file) your application confirmation at the end.
Second step: Payment of the application fees. For that, the student should contact email@example.com to request the invoice.
Third step: Applicants should send the payment receipt to Celpe-Bras Office at UFF to schedule the exams.
Fourth step: Assessments
Enrollment: August 31 to September 11
Request for Specialized Service: August 31 to September 11
Request to be referred to your Social Name: August 31 to September 11
Enrollment fee payment: August 31 to September 14
Enrollment approval: August 31 to September 18
Written Test: December 8
Oral Test: December 8, 9, 10, and 11
In charge of Celpe-Bras exam
at Universidade Federal Fluminense