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KDE Cantonal German Tests
for the Naturalization Procedure

allegra! Language & Integration is an authorised Center for the Cantonal German Test (KDE) as approved by the Canton of Zurich.


  • The Test has 4 parts: Listening (B1), Reading (A2), Writing (A2) and Speaking (B1).
  • The Listening, Reading and Writing parts take approximately 1.5 hours. Firstly you will hear a short article and read a small text. You will then answer questions regarding the texts. You will also be required to write a short text about a given topic. (roughly 40 words).
  • The Speaking Part takes approximately 15 Minutes. You will speak with two examiners about your daily life, such as family, friends, work, school, hobbies, traveling and health.
  • Accessories e.g. mobile phones and dictionaries are prohibited during the entire Exam.
  • Please bring a valid Identification Card with you to the test.
  • The results will be transmitted to your Commune two weeks after the Exam. Please enquire there about the results.
  • Should you fail and wish to retake the exam, this will be decided by the Communal authorities. You may collect a recommendation letter from us.

Dates 2017

Dates 2018


The registration form for the Cantonal German Test (KDE) is availabe at your Commune. You or your Commune should submit this registration form with a cover letter (personally/by post/by E-Mail).