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 


Register online for IELTS here and the IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration here.

Cambridge English Qualifications

Registration for the summer public session will begin in April 2021. Find out our exam dates here.

Cambridge Assessment International Education

The registration period for the Cambridge International Assessment Education for the October/November 2021 examination session, for the first time entries is now open until 11 August 2021.  

For the resit candidates from May/June 2021 (waiting for results) the registration is until 14 September 2021.

In the downloads section below you can find the list of subjects that we are offering with the fees.

Registration for Individual Candidates (not Schools)

To register (individuals, guardians/teachers) follow the link:


* Payment instructions at the bottom of this section

Registration for Schools 

Click the schools portal link below, log in and register your students:


Important notes:

  • The file with the entries should be uploaded successfully and the status on the schools portal should show ‘success’.  If the status showing is not ‘success’ then you have to pay the late fees
  • The list of subjects/fees and instructions on how to complete the online registration, can be found in the download section below
  • You have to upload your entries successfully before 11 August otherwise you will need to pay late entry fees.  Unfortunately late fees will be charged automatically therefore we will not be able to change or waive them.  


For any case of refunds 25% admin fee will be deducted from the original fee.


Access Arrangement

if you have candidates with Access Arrangements, you have to send us the medical report (the medical report must be in English and a recent one, a translated report is not accepted by Cambridge) immediately after you complete the registration for that candidate.  

Payment Instructions 

Please deposit the money at any branch of:

  • Bank of Cyprus, account utility code 3836 (Account No. 0130-01-116023, Account Name: British Council IBAN No. CY21 0020 0130 0000 0001 1160 2300)
  • Turkish Cypriots to the Turkish Bank Account no 7570252

and then email us the deposit slip to contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org, within 5 days otherwise the system will cancel your registration.  If you are registering your candidates between 10-11 August we will need the Bank deposit slip immediately emailed to contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org.

Pearson Edexcel

Message for private candidates

Pearson Edexcel will not run their International GCSE and International AS/A Level exams in the May/June 2021 series. Instead, Pearson Edexcel will offer an alternative assessment approach.

The latest information by Pearson Edexcel on the approach that will be adopted can be found here

To register use this link - https://schoolexams.britishcouncil.org


  • Normal entries: 16 March 2021
  • Late entries (with late fee): 17 March 2021 to 16 April 2021
Together with your payment and the late cash in form (found in the downloads section below), you need to send us copies of all your previous statement of results.


The ABRSM has cancelled the Practical session 2 for Cyprus due to covid. Read latest exam updates from ABRSM.

Applications for the ABRSM exams for Practical, Performance Grades and Theory exam should be done online. Learn more here.

University Exams

To register for University exams, click here for more information. Please note that claims for refunds are only accepted if an English medical report is sent within seven working days from the day of examination.

Professional Exams

To register for professional exams, click here for more information. Please note that claims for refunds are only accepted if an English medical report is sent within seven working days from the day of examination.


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


View our Refunds policy.