A student and Teacher looking at the application form

Please see each section below for more information on the application forms available. If you are unable to take your test due to a medical reason after registering, you may ask for a refund, please find the Refund Form below and note that Bank Charges will apply on any kind of refunds.

If you have any questions please email contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org 

IELTS

There are no application forms for the IELTS Exams. Find out more on how to register online for IELTS here and the IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration here.

Cambridge English Qualifications

The registration period for the Cambridge English Qualifications exam session is now open.

Exam Test date Registration Period Fee
C1 Advanced (CAE) 12 June 2019 15 January 2019 to 15 April 2019 €175.00
C2 Proficiency (CPE) 13 June 2019 15 January 2019 to 15 April 2019 €185.00
B2 First for Schools (FCE) 08 June 2019 15 January 2019 to 15 April 2019 €162.00
A2 Key for Schools (KET) 22 June 2019 15 January 2019 to 15 April 2019 €107.00
B1 Preliminary for Schools (PET) 22 June 2019 15 January 2019 to 15 April 2019 €110.00
Exam Town Test date Registration period Fee
Pre A1 Starters (YLE Starters), A1 Movers (YLE Movers), A2 Flyers (YLE Flyers) North and Limassol 15 June 2019 15 January 2019 to 15 April 2019 €73.00
Pre A1 Starters (YLE Starters), A1 Movers (YLE Movers), A2 Flyers (YLE Flyers) Paphos and Larnaca 29 June 2019 15 January 2019 to 15 April 2019 €73.00
Pre A1 Starters (YLE Starters) Nicosia 24 June 2019 15 January 2019 to 15 April 2019 €73.00
A1 Movers (YLE Movers) Nicosia 25 June 2019 15 January 2019 to 15 April 2019 €73.00
A2 Flyers (YLE Flyers) Nicosia 27 June 2019 15 January 2019 to 15 April 2019 €73.00

 To register please click here. More guidance on how to register online for the Cambridge Exams can be found here

Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE)

The registration period for the Cambridge International May/June 2019 exam session is now open.  The last day to register is Wednesday, 6 February 2019. 

Please note that from Thursday, 7 February 2019 until Tuesday, 2 April 2019 we will be accepting entries with late fee.

As the deadline to submit the entries of your candidates is Wednesday, 6 February 2019, please make sure that you upload your entries the latest by Tuesday, 5 February, so if you face any problems when uploading the entries, we will be able to help you. 

The schools team will be able to help you with any issues until 6 February 13.00.

Be informed that Cambridge International changed the option codes for the IGCSE English as a Second Language exams – 0510 and 0511 for May/June 2019 session.

Access Arrangements

If you have candidates with Access Arrangements, you have to send us the medical report (the medical should be in English and a recent one) immediately after you complete the registration.  If you have candidates who are requesting Modified paper, please contact us before you register the candidate as the deadline is Thursday, 10 January 2019. 

For those that registered as schools in the system, please note that we have prepared a small presentation on how to use the Schools Online Registration System. The presentation can be found under download section. Please go through the slides before you start the registration process. 

 
In order to register for these exams, individuals, guardians/teachers will need to go to https://schoolexams.britishcouncil.org. 

TROUBLESHOOTING / IT PROBLEMS:
When registering individual candidates (not as a school): If an email address has already been used to register a candidate in the past, then a different email address will need to be used to register the candidate.  So, start by clearing the cache of your the browser and create a new account with this new email address. When creating your account, please make sure that the password you use contains at least one letter of the English alphabet in upper case, at least one letter of the English alphabet in lower case and at least a number.  Please do not use symbols or special characters.  For example:  Admin123  

https://schoolexams.britishcouncil.org.  

Pearson Edexcel

The registration period for the Pearson/Edexcel May/June 2019 examination session is now open.  The deadline with the normal fee is Tuesday, 12 March 2019. Until Monday, 22 April 2019 we will be accepting entries with a late fee. 

In the download section below, you can find a list of the subjects that we are offering with the corresponding fees.

Payment for the registered candidates will be made at any branch of Bank of Cyprus, account Utility code 3836.  As soon as you upload the spreadsheet with your entries, you have to send us by email, to  contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org, the copy of the deposit slip within 5 days otherwise the system will cancel your registration. Turkish Cypriots can pay to the Turk Bankasi account number 7570252.

Important

  • Please pay attention to Cash Ins. Under Cash In column you have to select Y (Yes) if you would like to Cash In your subjects or N (No)  if you don’t want to Cash In.  If you select Y (Yes) then you have to add the Cash In code as a subject, you can choose the Cash In code from the drop down list.  Without a Cash In code candidates will not receive an overall grade and a certificate for the subject. Failure to Cash In during the registration period will be subject to a late fee.  
  • Also as Pearson is introducing new specifications for the IAL, GCE and International GCSE exams, please make sure that you choose the correct option code for your candidates, so as to avoid any mistakes during the examination and results. Information can be found at https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/home.html

 In order to register for these exams, individuals, guardians/teachers will need to go to https://schoolexams.britishcouncil.org. 

TROUBLESHOOTING / IT PROBLEMS:

When registering individual candidates (not as a school): If an email address has already been used to register a candidate in the past, then a different email address will need to be used to register the candidate.  So, start by clearing the cache of your the browser and create a new account with this new email address. When creating your account, please make sure that the password you use contains at least one letter of the English alphabet in upper case, at least one letter of the English alphabet in lower case and at least a number.  Please do not use symbols or special characters.  For example:  Admin123 

https://schoolexams.britishcouncil.org.  

ABRSM

ABRSM Application forms can be found here.

British Council ABRSM Theory Application 2019

  • Dates of Entry for 02 March 2019 Exam: 3 - 20 December 2018
  • Dates of Entry for 22 June 2019 Exam: 26 February - 14 March 2019
  • Dates of Entry for 02 November 2019 Exam: 26 August - 12 September 2019

British Council ABRSM Practical Application 2019 

  • Practical Session 1 - May - June 2019 
    Dates of Entry: 7 - 28 January 2019 
  • Practical Session 2 - November - December 2019
    Dates of Entry: 1 - 22 July 2019 

Important notes

  • Any forms received after the specified deadline will be charged with €30 late entry fee
  • All registrations with the deposit slip should be received by the British Council within 5 days of payment.
  • We DO NOT accept entries by fax

 

University Exams

If you wish to register for University exams, click here for more information.

Professional Exams

The registration period for the Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP) June 2019 Examination Session is now open.  Dates of Entry: 04 March - 11 April 2019

If you wish to register for professional exams, click here for more information.

OCR

Dates of Entry: 9 January - 31 January 2019

The OCR qualifications registration form can be found in the Downloads section below.

Very important:

  • Please note that June 2019 is the final series that you can register your candidates for these exams and June 2020 is the final resit opportunity for candidate to retake a unit.
  • Registration forms must be delivered to the British Council by 31 January 2019, otherwise, late entry fee will be charged. Application forms must be delivered to the British Council within five days of payment to the bank.

Aptis

If you wish to take the Aptis test please contact us directly on contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org. Application forms can be found  here.