See the registration process for private candidates below:

Step 1: Complete your registration form

My examination board is Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)

Register by completing the Cambridge International Exam Registration Form and making payment. Bring your proof of payment and registration form to our offices.

WHEN TO REGISTER

Find out about the registration deadlines for Cambridge International Exams (CIE) exams.

DO I NEED TO MAKE ANY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS? 

Find out about special arrangements.

My examination board is Pearson Edexcel

Register by completing the Pearson Edexcel Exam Registration Form and making payment.  Bring your proof of payment and registration form to our offices.   

WHEN TO REGISTER

Find out about the registration deadlines for Pearson Edexcel exams.

DO I NEED TO MAKE ANY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS? 

Find out about special arrangements.

Step 2: Pay for your exams

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

You can pay into the British Council Standard Bank account.

Our account details are:

Account name: Standard Bank

Account number: 9100001576213

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PENALTY FEES 

Each examination board has a normal registration stage for each exam session. You may still be able to register for exams after this date, but you will have to pay a penalty fee. You can find more information about late registration penalty fees on your exam registration form.

Keep your stamped bank deposit slip/proof of payment as you will need this to complete your exam registration.

Step 3: Submit your registration form

You have now filled in your registration form and paid for your exams.

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

To do this, you will need:

  1. Your completed and signed registration form. Please make and keep a photocopy of this form for your records. 
  2. One colour passport-size photograph. This must be taken within the past three months. 
  3. A clear photocopy of your valid passport. 
  4. Your stamped bank deposit slip. Please make and keep a photocopy of this deposit slip for your records.

I PAID FOR MY EXAMS AT A STANDARD  BANK 

Submit your application and attached documents and photographs at our British Council offices.

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.

NEED TO AMEND YOUR ENTRY? 

Contact our offices for more information.