PLIDA (Progetto Lingua Italiana Dante Alighieri)

The Palermo branch offers the possibility of obtaining the Certificate of Competence in Italian Language for Foreigners “PLIDA”, issued by the Dante Alighieri Society on the basis of an agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The PLIDA certification certifies competence in Italian as L2 according to the levels established by the Council of Europe.

With the PLIDA certificate you can:


indicate in a more transparent way their level of knowledge of Italian on the curriculum vitae;

University Degree

enrolling in Italian universities without taking the Italian exam (level B2 or C1);

Residency permit

obtain a residence permit or long-stay permit (level A2 and later).

How to register for the PLIDA exam


  1. Choose the PLIDA exam level (view PLIDA quotas); (view PLIDA quotas);
  2. Complete the registration form below; 
  3. Pay the registration fee;
  4. Pay 2 euro for the membership card for examiners by bank transfer:

Account held to:
Società Dante Alighieri di Comitato di Palermo
Banca Unicredit – Agenzia di Bagheria – Corso Umberto I
IBAN: IT39X 02008 43076 000104281739

Write in the reason:

• SESSION (month and year)

Fill out the form below, attaching a copy of the transfer and a completed registration form.

The transfer must arrive at the Palermo Committee within and no later than the deadline (view exam schedule) and must be made at no cost to the Committee.

    First Name*

    Date of birth*
    Birth place*

    Fiscal Code*

    Exam level interested *

    Additional notes

    Bank transfer copy*

    Completed registration form *

    fields * are required

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