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Among other requirements, the law calls for a pass mark on the official test of constitutional and cultural knowledge of Spain (CCSE) exam.
Take the test at our Academy in Puerto de la Cruz! As a language centre accredited by the Cervantes Institute, we act as an official examination centre.
CCSE exams are held every last Thursday of each month at 6pm (local time). Exceptions are August and December when there will be no calls for the exam.
All enrolment and payment is online with the Instituto Cervantes at https://examenes.cervantes.es/.
Check this video for more detailed steps on the registration process.
Payment can be made by credit card or PayPal.
The registration fee is valid for two exam sittings, in the event of:
In any such case, the candidate should take the exam at the same place, on the second call within the following 18 months from the date of registration.
The Instituto Cervantes will publish the results of the CCSE examination approximately 20 days after the sitting date.
Candidates will receive notification that the results have been published online by the Instituto Cervantes.
Candidates will be able to access an official digital certificate in their own private area on the CCSE website by using a personal verification code.
After the results have been posted online, there is a period of one month when requests can be submitted for a review of the marks.
Information about the CCSE exam >
Example test CCSE exam >
How to prepare for the CCSE exam >
CCSE Application for mobile devices >
For Android download here, for iOS download here
Many of the doubts about the exam can be resolved on the CCSE website.
You can apply if:
Amongst other requirements, by law, applicants will have to pass the following two exams:
Citizens of countries or territories where Spanish is the official language, are exempt from the Spanish language exam DELE. Minors and individuals under guardianship are exempt from both exams.
Registration deadline: 3 weeks before the exam.
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