See the registration process for school exams co-ordinators below:

Step 1: Request a school exam entry form

If you are a British Council attached centre, you are responsible for entering your students for school exams.

Email your local British Council office for a school exam entry form spreadsheet.

Find your local office.

When to register

Find out about the different examination boards’ registration deadlines.


Step 2: Complete the entry form

Download and print the exam registration forms for your school candidates. To complete their forms, students will need:

  1. One colour passport-size photograph. These must be taken within the past three months.

Please ensure that you do not exceed your school's agreed quota of students for examination.

Want to register candidates in bulk?

You can register students individually or in bulk. If you would like to bulk register your candidates, please contact your local British Council office for more information.

Step 3: Make payment

Schools must pay any invoices received before the end of each registration period.

Schools can pay using a cheque which is to be dropped at our offices. 

Schools can also pay via a bank deposit through designated Standard Banks: 

Account Name: British Council

Account Number: 9100001576213

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Stamped deposit slips are to be sent to our offices.

Please note: your candidates' applications will not be processed until payment has been received. There may be additional fees for late registration and making changes to your registration.

Step 4: Submit your school's application

You have completed the entry form spreadsheet and made the correct payment for your candidates. Now you are ready to submit your school's application.

To do this, you will need to send your local British Council exams centre some materials via email and other materials via courier.

What to email

Your email should include two attached documents:

  1. Your completed entry form spreadsheet for all candidates.
  2. A scanned copy of your bank deposit slip.

The subject title of the email should be your exam centre code and your CIE or Pearson Edexcel centre number.

What to send via courier

Send the following documentation by courier to your local British Council exams centre:

  1. Your bank deposit slip
  2. A photocopy of the information data page(s) of candidate(s)
  3. One current passport-size photo–  the photo should be stapled to the copy of student ID.

Please write your CIE or Pearson Edexcel attached centre number and the relevant candidate numbers (as shown on entry form spreadsheet) on the back of all documents and photos.

Step 5: Registration complete

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

You will receive your candidates' Statements of Entry and information about examination venues approximately three weeks before their exams.

Need to amend any entries?

Contact the British Council offices to discuss any amendments that you need to make.