Celpe-Bras Exam

Celpe-Bras Information

Celpe Bras

Georgetown University is certified by the Brazilian Department of Education (Ministério de Educação e Cultura-MEC) and the National Institute for Research in Education (Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais Anísio Teixeira-INEP) to administer Celpe-Bras, the official Brazilian Portuguese Proficiency exam for non-native speakers of Brazilian Portuguese. The exam is usually administered twice a year in the fall and spring semesters for a fee of $115.

For information on the exam click here (new window)

INEP has released the general calendar for this year’s exams:

EDIÇÃO 2022/1

2022/1 Celpe-Bras Exam

  • Official Announcement — July 18th, 2022
  • Registration — July 26th-August 6th, 2022 
  • Payment of Fee — July 26th-August 9th, 2022
  • Registration Approval — July 26th-August 13th, 2022   
  • 2022/1 Celpe-Bras Exam — October 18-20, 2022
  • You may register at: http://celpebras.inep.gov.br/inscricao/#!/index (new window)

After registering at the Celpe-Bras website, please contact Michael J. Ferreira at mjf62@georgetown.edu (new window) for information about the exam day procedure.

Exam Fee:

The exam fee is $115.00 to be paid by check to Georgetown University Celpe-Bras Exam.

Please send your payment to the following address:

Dr. Michael J. Ferreira
C/o Celpe-Bras Exam
Department of Spanish & Portuguese — ICC 403
Georgetown University
3700 O Street NW (new window)
Washington, DC 20057 (new window)

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