The European Language Certificates at TANDEM Hamburg



Our exams take place at our school, obviously following our hygiene rules.





telc Deutsch A1

The telc Deutsch A1 certificate is recognised by the German embassies as proof of a basic knowledge of German. This entitles you to apply for a visa for subsequent spouse immigration.



Examination fees and dates

You can register online and send us the copy of the examination fee bank transaction. You may also come to our office and register and pay via cash or card.



Exam fees


For participants in TANDEM's courses

€ 90.00


For all others

€ 100.00











(1:00 p.m.)

Booking details




telc Deutsch A1

06.01.2022 20.12.2021 Fully booked  You may collect your results at TANDEM now.

telc Deutsch A1

04.03.2022 16.02.2022 Fully booked  You may collect your results at TANDEM now.

telc Deutsch A1



05.04.2022 Fully booked  You may collect your results at TANDEM now.

telc Deutsch A1

24.06.2022 08.06.2022 Fully booked  

telc Deutsch A1

26.08.2022 10.08.2022 Fully booked  

telc Deutsch A1

21.10.2022 05.10.2022 Free places still available  

telc Deutsch A1

09.12.2022 23.11.2022 Free places still available  


 Please click here for all information 2022 on this exam at a glance.


Where, when and for how long: Examination times and duration

* The exam takes place at TANDEM on a Friday from 2:00 pm.


*  The written part takes 65 minutes, the oral part, which is done in sessions with three candidates at a time, takes 11 minutes.


The small print: Examination cancellation

* In the case of cancellation before the registration closing date, we will refund the examination fee, minus a processing fee of € 50.00. Later cancellations are not possible. Exception: If you are ill on the examination day, please inform us immediately via email at and provide a medical certificate within 4 days. In this case, we will refund the examination fee minus a processing fee of € 50.00.

After your examination: Collection of your result

* You may collect your result here approx. 6–8 weeks later - please check our website (see above) to find out whether they have already arrived.

* For data protection reasons, we do not give any information as to whether the examination was passed or failed over the telephone.

* You will need to collect your examination results personally, with appropriate identification, at our school. If you are not able to to do that, you may also send us (or bring to the examination) a self-addressed A4 envelope with the appropriate postage stamp required and we will post them to you. If you would like to send someone to collect your examination results, you will need to also write an appropriate power of attorney letter for this specific person.



Before your examination: Preparation possibilities

Further details on the telc Deutsch A1 (preparation materials, model tests) can be found here.


Mock exams for you to download

pdf downlodtelc A1 Übungstest (2 MB) sound icontelc A1 Hörtext (15 MB)
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