The Dante Alighieri Society of British Columbia

 For the promotion of Italian language and culture

PLIDA Certification Tests in Vancouver 

Next available Sessions  in 2020  





Exams start at 5:30 pm.

On the day of the test, candidates must arrive at least 15 minutes in advance of the start time (5:15 pm for a 5:30 pm test)

and ​present a valid government-issued photo ID.

Suite 300 – 889 W Pender St. (West Pender @ Hornby)
Vancouver, BC  V6C 3B2

Full Examination Fees (4 abilities) - *NEW Fees 2020*                          Fees for Single Ability Examinations - *NEW Fees 2020*

Within 18 months from taking a full test, one or more skill test can be repeated if not passed the first time.

In order to cover the administration costs, the Dante Society reserves the right to perform the tests
with the minimum number of three candidates enrolled for each session.


Please make your payment via Interac e-Transfer®

(How Interac works )

Please complete the registration form (download REGISTRATION FORM) and e-mail it to


ORIENTATION CLASSES are organized and scheduled in preparation for the PLIDA Certification Tests.

For any additional information, please write to
or contact the local PLIDA coordinators: Monica Liscio or Silvia Giabardo

If you wish to speak to one of the coordinators, please write to either of them to arrange an appointment over the phone.

Please note: the ITALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE in Canada West, partner with the Dante Society of BC in the administration of the language courses, is not involved in the PLIDA certification and does not provide any information about the tests.

Because of the current emergency of COVID 19,
please be advised that
PLIDA Exams scheduled on March 25, 2020

have been cancelled.

For info, please e-mail