DELE Examination Center

DELE certification recognizes your spanish capability

DELE is probably the most important spanish language exam in the world


EIL Ecuador is a DELE Examination Center

In August 2019, the Instituto Cervantes awarded EIL Ecuador accreditation as a center for the administration and evaluation of the international examination of Spanish – DELE (Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera).

DELE diplomas are awarded by the Instituto Cervantes on behalf of the Ministry of Education of Spain. These are offered at six different levels, in several calls per year.

Advantages of the DELE

  • DELE is probably the most important Spanish language exam in the world
  • DELE diplomas are internationally recognized and have great prestige among public and private universities, and in the world of business and commerce
  • This language certification is valid for unlimited duration
  • Based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, it has an international standard

Obtain your DELE and certify your spanish in EIL Ecuador!

2020 Exam Dates

Announcement Date of written test Registration Periods Exams offered
July Friday, July 10th Canceled
September Friday, September 11th Until August 19th A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2
October Friday, October 2th Until September 9th A2, B1, B2, C1
October (Xtra) Friday, October 23th Until September 30th A2, B1, B2
November Saturday, November 14th Until October 14th A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2

How can you register for the DELE exam?

You can either visit our office in Quito, located at Hernando de la Cruz N31-37 and Mariana de Jesús, or complete the online forms and submit them to us.

If your prefer the second option, please follow these steps:

  1. Download the online form, fill out the information, scan the document and email it to:
  2. Please make a deposit or transfer your payment to one of the following bank accounts:
    • A nombre de: Experimento
    • RUC: 1790827321001
    • Produbanco, cuenta corriente: 02005005971
    • Banco Pichincha, cuenta corriente: 3045069004
    • Banco Guayaquil, cuenta corriente: 6271871
  3. Please send verification of your transaction to when you make a deposit/transfer, so we can confirm receipt


These vary depending on the level of the DELE exam you will take:

Level Price
A1 $ 101 USD
A2 $ 116 USD
B1 $ 146 USD
B2 $170 USD
C1 $ 180 USD
C2 $ 190 USD

We recommend taking the exam at the level of Spanish where you feel most comfortable. If you are unsure of your level, EIL´s Spanish Director will assess it prior to your registration.

How can you prepare for the DELE Exam?

With EIL Ecuador’s preparation course! Our Spanish teachers have extensive experience and will guide you to an efficient and effective preparation for the exam, either in person or via Skype.

Prepare for the DELE!

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As an accredited DELE examination and administration center, EIL Ecuador’s preparation courses will help you achieve higher scores.

When you take EIL’s DELE exam preparation course, we provide you with detailed information about your current level of Spanish, the level of DELE exam you must take, and the preparation time needed to pass it successfully. For further information, you can reach us at: .

Costs EIL Ecuador

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If I take the DELE exam a second time, can I retake only the parts in which I failed?

No. Candidates who fail initial attempt must re-enroll in the DELE exam and complete it in its entirety.  Exam fees will apply for any retest attempts.

What is the DELE exam schedule? Are the test components taken on the same day?

On the day of the DELE examination session, three of the DELE exam components are administered starting at 9:00 am in all exam centers in the world.

Oral Expression and Interaction Tests can be taken on the same day of the exam date, or on the days before or after the exam date. The Oral Expression and Interaction Test times will be set by the exam center. Students should check email for final confirmations for their scheduled time(s).

Can I take only one test component, or do I have to complete DELE Exam in its entirety?

No. The DELE exam must be completed in its entirety. Partial credit will not be given under any circumstance.

If I cannot take the DELE exam for a personal reason (illness, death of a family member, work), do I have the right to a refund? Can I reschedule DELE exam date?

No. The DELE exam payment exclusively applies to only one exam attempt and may not be reschedule under any circumstance.

A candidate´s failure to appear for the exam at the designated time and place, for whatever reason, will not entitle the refund of the registration fee paid, nor its use for future DELE examination dates. Please refer to Terms and Conditions in your enrollment form.

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