DELE Costa Rica


WAYRA is the only school in Tamarindo and the province Guanacaste, that prepares students for the DELE exams, registers for the DELE exams and offers the DELE exams on campus.

DELE "Diplomas de Español como Lengua Extranjera" stands for "Diplomas for Spanish as a Foreign Language" and are the only standardized certificates for non-native Spanish speakers. The Cervantes Institute issues the certificate on behalf of the Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sports.

Instituto Cervantes Centro Acreditado

Each year, more and more private companies, government offices, diplomatic agencies, universities, and academic institutions require that their candidates submit tangible proof of their Spanish knowledge. The DELE certificates are official qualifications accrediting that you passed the exams and have acquired the level of competence and command of the Spanish language. The DELE certificates are of great international value and an invaluable asset with endless pay offs at academic and professional level. 

Who needs the DELE certificates?

  • Students that are considering studying abroad in a Spanish or Latin American university.
  • Employees for International companies.
  • Employees for local companies with international clientele.
  • Students in the fields of medicine, social services, and education.
  • Professionals of the different Medical specialties.
  • Diplomatic officials and staff for diplomatic agencies.
  • Individuals or professionals that are looking forward to work in a Spanish-speaking country.
  • People that want to improve their CV.

DELE examination dates 2018:

Date Registration Period Levels
April 6th November 13th, 2017- February 13th, 2018 A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1
May 19th November 13th, 2017 - March 27th, 2018 A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1
November 10th November 13th, 2017 - October 2nd, 2018 A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1

Frequently asked questions about WAYRA´s accreditations.

What makes WAYRA a unique Spanish School?

WAYRA is one of the few and unique Spanish schools that is recognized by the Cervantes Institute as an official DELE examination Center (Centro Evaluador de Examenes DELE) and as an accredited center to the Cervantes Institute network to teach Spanish as a second language (Red de Centros Acreditados al Instituto Cervantes).

Why is WAYRA nominated as a member of the network of "Red de Centros Acreditados al Instituto Cervantes"?

WAYRA complies with all the requirements of high quality standards, established by the Cervantes Institute, to become a member to the network of associated center "Red de Centro Acreditados". To learn more about the accreditation please visit "The Network of Acredited Centers". Only associated center can carry this logo.

How can I corroborate that WAYRA is recognized as DELE examination Center?

You can visit the official web page of the Cervantes institute and access the list of schools that are recognized as DELE examination centers at: Diplomas in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE) of the Instituto Cervantes