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CIPLE Exam Necessary for Permanent Residency in Portugal or Citizenship

If you wonder whether you need to take a language test to obtain permanent residency in Portugal, the answer is, yes. To obtain Portuguese permanent residency or citizenship, you need to prove basic knowledge of the Portuguese language by taking the CIPLE考试.

CIPLE 考试到底是什么?

The CIPLE exam tests language proficiency in Portuguese at the basic A2 level and is mandatory for anyone applying for a Portuguese permanent residence permit or citizenship*. 

The CIPLE stands for Certificado Inicial de Português Língua Estrangeira (葡萄牙语作为外语的初始证书)。 

* To learn more about acquiring permanent residency or Portuguese citizenship, take a look at this article by Portugal Residency Advisors.


根据 CEFR*,A2 级别意味着您的目标语言具有初级水平的语言技能。以下是CEFR本身提供的A2级别的详细描述:

[The student] can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.  Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need. 

* CEFR 代表欧洲共同语言参考框架,是描述语言能力的国际标准,即通过以下等级 A1A2 (基础水平)至 B1B2 (中级)至 C1C2 (先进水平)。点击 这里 了解有关 CEFR 的更多信息。

CIPLE 考试结构和评分

CIPLE 考试时长 2 小时,分为 3 个部分:

  • 阅读理解和写作产出(1小时15分钟,总成绩45%)
  • 听力理解(30m,总成绩30%)
  • 口语产出(15m,相当于总成绩25%)


  • 失败(0-54%)
  • 足够(55-69%)
  • 好(70-84%)
  • 非常好(85-100%)

欲了解更多详情,请访问 CIPLE的网页.

如何报名参加 CIPLE 考试?

CIPLE 考试由 CAPLE* 管理(Centro de Avaliação e Certificação de Português Língua Estrangeira)以及世界各地多个不同的 CAPLE 认证中心。 

有关 CIPLE 考试日期和报名的更多信息,请访问 CAPLE/CIPLE 网页.

*CAPLE是里斯本大学艺术与人文学院的一个自治单位(Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa)。 CAPLE 及其认证中心是唯一获得认证的葡萄牙语语言能力认证实体。


All-round Beginners A1 是一门综合性在线课程,是入门的绝佳选择。在 6 个模块中,您将沉浸在多个词汇主题中,并在葡萄牙语语法和发音方面打下坚实的基础。了解更多关于全能初学者 A1 的信息 这里.

There are other resources out there; you can discover some here: Learn Portuguese Online.

最后,确保您采用合理的学习策略——您会惊讶地发现它们对您的语言学习有多大的积极影响。这是您必读的内容: 学习葡萄牙语的最佳方法:变得流利的关键策略.

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