The European Language Certificates at TANDEM Hamburg



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 immigration of a spouse.


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


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


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


* 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.


* In the case of cancellation before the registration closing date, we will refund the examination fee, minus a processing fee of €30.00. 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.


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



Please click here for all information 2020 on this exam at a glance. Further details on the telc Deutsch A1 (preparation materials, model tests) can be found here.


Examination dates and fees

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


Exam fees

€ 90.- for participants in TANDEM's courses

€ 100.- for all others





(1:00 p.m.)



telc Deutsch A1

24.01.2020 10.01.2020   You may collect your results at TANDEM now. 

telc Deutsch A1

20.03.2020 06.03.2020 Unfortunately, this examination has had to be cancelled due to the Corona closure***  

telc Deutsch A1

25.05.2020 30.04.2020 Fully booked  You may collect your results at TANDEM now.

telc Deutsch A1

17.07.2020 03.07.2020 Fully booked  

telc Deutsch A1

25.09.2020 11.09.2020 Free places still available **  

telc Deutsch A1

20.11.2020 06.11.2020 Free places still available **  


*Registration ends 8 days prior to the examination date; late registrations are accepted until 8 days prior that date for a default fine of € 20.00, if spaces are available.


** Would you like to register? Please follow this link.





Mock exams for you to download

telc A1 Übungstest (2 MB)

telc A1 Hörtext (15 MB)


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