DLPT ACE College Credit

DLPT ACE College Credit

U.S. military service members who took a Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) or Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) may be eligible for DLPT American Council on Education (ACE) Credit Recommendations. ACE college credit recommendations are only available for languages tested with a DLPT III, DLPT IV, or DLPT 5 format after 1 October 1990. Not all languages are ACE college credit recommended; check the ACE DLPT GUIDE FOR CREDIT BY EXAM to make sure your test scores are eligible for ACE credit. DLPT/OPI ACE credit is based on official test scores. Official test scores are maintained for students who either completed one of DLIFLC’s resident language programs, or whose test scores are available on the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) website. DLPT/OPI’s taken prior to 2006 may not be available if the original Scantron answer sheets were not forwarded to the DLIFLC Testing Division. DLPT ACE credit CANNOT be prepared from DA 330s forwarded to the Registrar’s Office.


To request DLPT/OPI ACE credit, the applicant must:

  • Submit a signed DLPT ACE credit request (DLIFLC Form 420)
  • Include the applicant’s full name/maiden name
  • Full Social Security Number
  • The language tested
  • The date tested
  • Location/TCO

Please include the name and full address of the receiving institutions and the number of copies to be sent.
Please do not use a transcript request DLIFLC Form for this purpose.

Requests should only be submitted by mail to the address below, or electronically through the secure SAFE website at https://safe.amrdec.army.mil to transcripts@dliflc.nps.navy.mil

Using SAFE also allows you to log into the site and see when your documents are downloaded by our office, Instructions and information on SAFE are available on the website https://safe.amrdec.army.mil

Request mailing address:
ATTN: ATFL-ASD-DA (Registrar)
Bldg. 634, Room 4
Presidio of Monterey, CA 93944


To check on the status of your ACE credit request please use the CONTACT US form.

Please note: it takes approximately 6-8 weeks to process transcript requests.

There is no fee for DLPT/OPI ACE credit reports.

Applicants may establish a password allowing them to request future ACE credit reports without a signed request. Simply select your own password and write it on a signed and completed DLIFLC FORM 420. Future ACE credit requests may then be requested without a signature, by using the established password.

To request official reports of DLPT/OPI/DLAB Scores (not DLPT/OPI ACE college credit recommendations), please contact the Test Control Officer (TCO) at the location where you took the test.

The DLIFLC Testing Office can only generate DA 330s/official score reports of the DLPTs/OPIs/DLABs for personnel who physically tested at DLIFLC. The TCO at the location where you took the test can contact the DLIFLC Testing Office if they have questions.


Requests for DLPT ACE credit reports should be directed to:

Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center
Attn: Registrar Office
597 Lawton Rd, Bldg 634, Rm 4
Presidio of Monterey, CA 93944

Phone: 831-242-6455; DSN Phone: 768-6455; Fax: 831-242-5146; DSN Fax: 768-5146

You can also reach the office via e-mail, from our CONTACT US page.