CCSE nationality exam

TANDEM MADRID is a centre accredited by the Cervantes Institute for the examination and preparation of the CCSE exam (Constitutional and Socio-cultural Knowledge of Spain), required to obtain Spanish nationality.

Passing this test demonstrates an understanding of the Spanish Constitution and the social-cultural situation and is a legal necessity to obtain Spanish nationality.

Candidates of any nationality who have full legal status and are at least 18 years old can take the CCSE test.

For more information: https://ccse.cervantes.es/que

The Constitutional and Socio-cultural Knowledge of Spain test (CCSE) is taken on the last Thursday of each month, at two possible times – at 18.00 and at 20.00. Candidates must present themselves at the location indicated by TANDEM Madrid at least one hour before the starting time of the exam.

There are no CCSE test dates in the months of August and December.

EXAM DATES 2018

CCSE 2018 Inscription period Exam dates
January From 11th September 2017 to 4th January 2018 25/01/18
February From 11th September 2017 to 1st February 2018 22/02/18
March From 11th September 2017 to 1st March 2018 22/03/18
April From 11th September 2017 to 5th April 2018 26/04/18
May From 11th September 2017 to 10th May 2018 31/05/18
June From 11th September 2017 to 7th June 2018 28/06/18
July From 11th September 2017 to 5th July 2018 26/07/18
September From 11th September 2017 to 6th September 2018 27/09/18
October From 11th September 2017 to 4th October 2018 25/10/18
November From 11th September 2017 to 8th November 2018 29/11/18

You can find more information about the inscription process at http://ccse.cervantes.es/inscribirse.htm

EXAM DATES 2019

CCSE 2019 Inscription period Exam dates
January From 10th September 2018 to 10th January 2019 31/01/19
February From 10th September 2018 to 7th February 2019 28/02/19
March From 10th September 2018 to 7th March 2019 28/03/19
April From 10th September 2018 to 4th April 2019 25/04/19
May From 10th September 2018 to 9th May 2019 25/05/19
June From 10th September 2018 to 9th June 2019 30/06/19
July From 10th September 2018 to 6th July 2019 27/07/19
September From 10th September 2018 to 5th September 2019 26/09/19
October From 10th September 2018 to 10th October 2019 31/10/19
November From 10th September 2018 to 7th November 2019 28/11/19

TANDEM Madrid has many places available for each exam, in both the 18.00 and 20.00 sittings. You are sure to find a place with us.

The inscription price for the CCSE exam is 85 euros. The price is the same wherever the exam is taken and is revised on a yearly basis. Payment is made directly to the Cervantes Institute with your online application.
Inscription to the CCSE exam allows you take the exam for a second time if you do not pass the test on the first occasion or if you were unable to attend the first exam date. In such a case, the candidate must present themselves at the same examination centre for their second exam date within 18 months of the original inscription.

You can take the exam at our premises right in the centre of Madrid which are easily accessible by metro, bus, train and there are also many car parks in the area.

Where?

At TANDEM Madrid!

Inscription to take the CCSE test must be done through the website of CCSE (http://ccse.cervantes.es/). You must introduce ‘Spain’ and then ‘Madrid’ into the search engine and look for our centre FEDELE/TANDEM ESCUELA INTERNACIONAL MADRID, then select the exam date which you would like in order to take the CCSE test.

CCSE courses

Preparation course for CCSE 1 day per week

Course start dates We recommend that you start your course at least 4 weeks before the date of the exam which you are going to take.
Classes 4 classes over 4 weeks
Timetable 1 day per week (3 hours of classes per day with a break of 15 minutes)
Two options: Friday afternoons (18.00 – 21.15)
or
Saturday mornings (10.00 -13.15)
Duration From 4 weeks
Inscription fees 30 euros, this includes: support service for inscriptions to the CCSE test; course material; a welcome folder; internet and WIFI access.

 

Price
12 lessons per month – 4 classes of 3 hours
120 Euros

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