The CCSE exam (Conocimientos Constitucionales y Socioculturales de España) is a test designed to assess the knowledge of foreigners who wish to obtain Spanish nationality. Instituto Hispánico de Murcia is an examination centre, and from here we want to give you more details about this exam.
The CCSE exam, administered by the Instituto Cervantes in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice of Spain, focuses on aspects related to the Spanish Constitution and Spanish society and culture.
What is the purpose of the CCSE exam?
The main purpose of the CCSE exam is to evaluate the integration of foreign applicants into Spanish society and ensure they have adequate knowledge of the Constitution and the socio-cultural reality of the country. Passing this exam is a pre-requisite for obtaining Spanish nationality.
Who can take the CCSE exam?
Foreigners over 18 years old who have applied for Spanish nationality and meet the requirements established by the competent authorities are eligible to take the CCSE exam. Generally, this exam is mandatory for those applying for nationality by residency.
Why is taking the CCSE exam important?
The CCSE exam is crucial for those seeking to obtain Spanish nationality. Passing it demonstrates that the applicant has adequate knowledge of the Spanish Constitution and society, aspects considered essential for successful integration into life in Spain.
Does the CCSE exam have different levels?
No, unlike the DELE, the CCSE exam does not have different levels. It is a single test designed to evaluate applicants’ specific knowledge regarding the Constitution and socio-culture of Spain.
CCSE exam price
The price of the CCSE exam may vary. In 2023, the price was 85 euros, and the fee is set by the Instituto Cervantes. Applicants must pay the fee at the time of registration for the exam. The price covers the rights to take the exam, the issuance of the qualification certificate, and full access to all preparation resources, including the CCSE test preparation manual.
Where can the CCSE exam be taken?
The CCSE exam is offered at various Instituto Cervantes locations, as well as authorised centres in Spain and abroad. Instituto Hispánico de Murcia is an examination centre. Applicants can select the venue that is most convenient for them at the time of registration.
It is important to note that information about the CCSE exam, including fees, dates, and venues, may change, so it is recommended to consult directly with the Instituto Cervantes or the relevant authority to obtain the most up-to-date and accurate information.