How to certify proficiency in a language?
State Commission for the Certification of Proficiency in Polish as a Foreign Language is the authority responsible for certification language proficiency. Certificates issued by this institution are the only respected documents certifying the proficiency in Polish.
Planned examination, fees and levels
The examination is available to all foreigners, there is also no need for preparatory courses. Exams take place three times a year in Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Information on the exams on 22-23 November 2014:
Cracow tel. +48 22 3933832
Łódź, Opole tel. +48 22 393 38 25
Warsaw tel.+48 22 393 38 49
Exams in 2015
February 7-8, 2015 Cracow, Łodź, Warsaw, Wroclaw
Applications and payments until 12 January 2015.
25-26 April 2015
11-12 July 2015
19-20 September 2015
21-22 November 2015
The exam is available on three levels of language proficiency:
B1 – basic (persons 16 years old and older)
B2 – general intermediate (persons 16 years old and older)
C2 – advanced (persons 18 years old and older)
In order to take up the exam fill out the application form and pay the examination fee. An email with the date and place of the exam will be sent in return.
B1 – basic 60 EUR
B2 – general intermediate 80 EUR
+ 20 EUR if the exam results are positive.
Exam results are usually available after 6 weeks.
Example exam tests are available on the official website of the commission: