The University of California, Davis, is the only institution accredited by the Brazilian Ministry of Education to administer the Certificate of Proficiency in Portuguese for Foreigners (Celpe-Bras) on the West Coast of The United States of America.
There are four levels of certification: intermediate, higher intermediate, advanced, and higher advanced. The exam consists of listening, reading, oral, and written productions. For a detailed description, access Celpe-Bras' official page: http://celpebras.inep.gov.br/celpebras/
The exam is offered according to the Brazilian Ministry of Education's official initiative.
For 2023/2, these are the official dates:
Written exam: October 24th, 2023 (in-person only)
Oral exam: October 24th, 2023 (by appointment, in-person only)
Final results will be available on December 15, 2023.
Registration is open until August 18th, 2023. Access INEP's website to register: http://celpebras.inep.gov.br/celpebras/
For more information, contact the exam coordinator, Dr. Eugênia Fernandes, at email@example.com.