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.

Accredited center by Instituto Cervantes
WAYRA Instituto de Español is accredited since 2008 by the Instituto Cervantes and is an official DELE examination center.
WAYRA - DELE Examination Center

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.

  • In 2018 there are 3 DELE examinations at WAYRA Instituto de Español

    April 2018

    Date of examination:
    April 6th
    Registration is open from:
    November 13th 2017 until - February 13th 2018
    Exams offered:
    A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1

    May 2018

    Date of examination:
    May 19th
    Registration is open from:
    November 13th 2017 until - March 27th 2018
    Exams offered:
    A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1

    November 2018

    Date of examination:
    November 10th
    Registration is open from:
    November 13th 2017 until - October 2nd 2018
    Exams offered:
    A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1

    The rates for the 2018 exams are

  • A1: USD 105.00
  • A2: USD 110.00
  • B1: USD 130.00
  • B2: USD 150.00
  • C1: USD 165.00
  • C2: USD 180.00

  • DELE Exam Preparation

    You can register directly at the school or send us the DELE Registration Form [PDF file download] together with a copy of your passport and proof of payment by e-mail to:

    FAQs about WAYRA´s accreditations

    What makes WAYRA a unique Spanish School?
    WAYRA is one of the few and unique Spanish schools in Costa Rica 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 the accredited center "Red de Centro Acreditados". To learn more about the accreditation please visit "The Network of Accredited Centers". Only accredited centers can carry the 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.
    WAYRA - DELE Examination Center

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    Low Seasons Discount for 2018
    There is a discount of 10% for any classes (except DELE preparation course) and lodging with host families or at the student houses from April 30th - June 08th and from September 10th - October 12th, 2018.

    Did you know?
    WAYRA is proud to announce that 100% of our students passed successfully the DELE exams during the last 2 years! Our Spanish Intensive programm is accepted in different German Provinces as "Bildungsurlaub". Contact us for more details!