CCSE Examination for Spanish Nationality

The CCSE exam is aimed at all people who want to obtain the Spanish Nationality.

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CCSE Examination for Spanish Nationality

In accordance with the current regulations, the requirements to obtain Spanish nationality by residence are:

  1. To accredit at least an A2 level of Spanish. For which we recommend our DELE preparation course.
  2. Pass the CCSE test on constitutional and sociocultural knowledge of Spain.

CCSE - General Information

The CCSE exam is aimed at all persons who wish to obtain Spanish Nationality.

What does the CCSE test consist of?

The CCSE test is the test of constitutional and sociocultural knowledge of Spain developed by the Cervantes Institute and is one of the essential requirements for obtaining Spanish nationality.

The content of the exam focuses on the two main blocks of the test:

Government, legislation and citizen participation in Spain (60% of the test).

S panish culture, history and society (40% of the test).

How many questions are on the CCSE exam?

The Spanish nationality exam consists of 25 questions, each with two or three options and only one valid answer. Correct answers receive 1 point; incorrect answers receive 0 points and there is no penalty for incorrect answers.

How long does it last?

The duration of the CCSE exam is 45 minutes. Depending on the exam session you have registered for, your exam may start at 18:00 or 20:00. We recommend that you come to our Spanish language school 30 minutes before the exam starts.

What is the minimum score I must obtain to pass the CCSE test?

To pass the Spanish nationality exam you must have 15 correct answers out of a total of 25, that is to say, you must obtain a score of 60%.

How much does it cost to register for the CCSE test?

The registration fee for the Spanish nationality exam is 85 €.

What to bring on the day of the exam?

It is essential to bring your original passport, otherwise you will not be able to take the exam, as well as your own writing material and protective mask according to the sanitary measures agreed by the Spanish government.

Where can I take the CCSE exam for Spanish Nationality in Malaga?

You can take the CCSE test in our Spanish school, Malaga Plus, located in the Pedregalejo neighborhood. More information about the school here.

Where can I register for the CCSE Nationality exam?

You can register for the Spanish Nationality Examination on the website of the Cervantes Institute here. The exam takes place in our school Malaga Plus located in the Pedregalejo neighborhood.

When will the test scores be available?

The Instituto Cervantes will send you an email with your results about 20 days after the CCSE test.

CCSE Examination Calls

The CCSE Spanish exams in Malaga take place on a Thursday of each month and you can choose between 18.00 or 20.00 in the evening. Below you can see the scheduled dates and make your registration online.





From 09 to 26/01/2023



From 06 to 23/02/2023



From 13 to 30/03/2023



From 10 to 27/04/2023



From 08 to 25/05/2023



From 06/12 to 06/29/2023



From 10 to 27/07/2023



From 11 to 28/09/2023



From 09 to 26/10/2023



From 13 to 30/11/2023


Do you need a Spanish course to accredit your Spanish level for the CCSE?

In our Spanish school for foreigners in Malaga we prepare you to successfully pass your DELE exam. Remember that one of the requirements to obtain Spanish citizenship is the accreditation of at least A2 level of Spanish, in Málaga Plus we help you to achieve it!

Request a quote for your DELE Spanish course!