Cambridge Assessment International Education – Oct/Nov 2020 examinations:

Please note the October / November 2020 Cambridge registration process for Private Candidates will only be done online.

Please follow the steps below in order to register:

  • Select registration link Cambridge Oct/Nov 2020 Registration 
  • Carefully read through the guidance notes before you register.
  • Click on the “Register Here” tab at the bottom of the Guidance Notes page. You will be taken to the Registration Mode page.
  • Select the appropriate registration mode to indicate who you are registering the exams for.
  • Fill in and confirm your email address. Click “Proceed”
  • Complete your contact details. Please note  if you do not complete all required fields this will cause  a delay in processing your registration. “Click Proceed”
  • Tick the box to confirm you have read and understood the Privacy Terms and Conditions. Click “Proceed”
  • Fill in your personal details and submit all required documents in the relevant fields. Click “Proceed”
  • Select all the subjects you wish to register for by clicking a small box to the left of the subject you want to register. Subject fee is shown next to the subject. Click “Proceed”
  • Complete the Disability requirements & Child Protection section. If you are registering for a student above the age of 18 years, select “No” in the drop-down menu below and click “Proceed”. If you are registering subjects for a student under the age of 18 years, select “Yes” and complete the information below. Click “Proceed”
  • Fill in the Application Details section. If you are registering for more than one candidate, click “Add another attendee” and repeat all the process mentioned above.
  • Click “Complete Registration”
  • You will receive a confirmation email with your selected options and payment instruction. Kindly check your junk/ spam folders if you do not see confirmation email in your inbox
  • When contacting the British Council, always quote your reference number in email subject line.

Step 1: Complete your registration form

My examination board is Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE)

You can click here to start your registration online


Find out about the registration deadlines for Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) exams.


Find out about special arrangements.

Deadline for modified papers is 1 July 2020. 

Notifications to British Council for access arrangements is 17 July 2020

Step 2: Pay for your exams

You will find the fees for all exams listed on the registration system. Your application will not be processed until you have paid for your exams in full.

Similarly, you will not be allowed to attend an exam if you have paid but have not completed the application and submitted this along with all required documents to the British Council for confirmation of your registration.


Please pay the required fee via a direct transfer (EFT) into the British Council account using the details below:

Account Number 9100001576213
Beneficiary Bank Name Standard Bank Malawi
Brach Code 101015
Payment Reference* 03;Name and Surname. Example: 03-PeterSmit

A copy of identity document, proof of payment must be sent to



There is a normal registration stage for each exam session. You may still be able to register for exams after this stage, but you will have to pay a penalty fee. You can find more information about late registration penalty fees  here .


Step 3: Submit your registration

You have now completed your registration and paid for your exams.

The final step is to submit your application online to the British Council.

To do this, you will need:

1.      Login to your registration account.

2.      Ensure that you have submitted all required documents as outlined in the REQUIREMENTS section above.


3.      Please check that all details entered are correct and click submit.



Step 4: Registration complete

You have successfully registered for school exams with the British Council.

You will receive your Statement of Entry and information about your examination venues approximately three weeks before your exams.


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