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 June 2020 examination session is now open.

YLE Examinations registration deadline: 29 April 2020
Exam City Test Date Fee
Pre A1 Starters (YLE Starters) Nicosia  25 June 2020 €73.00
A1 Movers (YLE Movers) Nicosia  26 June 2020 €73.00
Pre A1 Starters (YLE Starters), A1 Movers (YLE Movers), A2 Flyers (YLE Flyers) Limassol, Paphos, Larnaca and northern part of Nicosia 27 June 2020 €73.00
A2 Flyers (YLE Flyers) Nicosia  29 June 2020 €73.00
Key for Schools and Preliminary for Schools deadline: 29 April 2020
Exam City Test Date Fee
A2 Key for Schools (KET) All towns 20 June 2020 €107.00
B1 Preliminary for Schools (PET) All towns 20 June 2020 €110.00
FCE for Schools deadline: 15 April 2020
Exam City Test Date Fee
B2 First for Schools (FCE) All towns, except northern part of Cyprus 6 June 2020 €162.00
CAE and CPE deadline: 29 April 2020
Exam City Test Date Fee
C1 Advanced (CAE) Nicosia only 10 June 2020 €180.00
C2 Proficiency (CPE) Nicosia only 12 June 2020 €190.00
To register please click here . More guidance on how to register online for the Cambridge Exams can be found here

Cambridge Assessment International Education

The registration period for the Cambridge International Assessment Education May/June 2020 examination session is now open.

  • Registration deadline (with normal fee): until 6 February 2020  
  • Late entries (with late fee): from 7 February until 2 April 2020.  

Registration for Individual Candidates (not Schools)
In order to register for these exams (individuals, guardians/teachers) follow the below link:

https://schoolexams.britishcouncil.org/#/select-country/

* View the payment instructions at the bottom of this section

Registration for Schools  
Follow the below link, log in and start registering your students

https://schoolexamsportal.britishcouncil.org/signin

* Before you start the registration process please go through the how to use the Schools Online Registration System document found under the download section. 

  • The list of subjects/fees we are offering can be found in the download section below
  • Please make sure that you upload your entries a day before the above deadlines, so if you face any issues 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 o’ clock.
  • If you don’t manage to upload your entries successfully before the deadline 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.  The file with the entries should be uploaded successfully within the registration deadline and the status should be ‘success’.  If the normal registration deadline has passed and the status is not ‘success’ then you will have to pay the late fees. 

Access Arrangement

If you have any candidates with Access Arrangements, you have to send us the medical report (the supporting medical report must be in English and a recent one, a translated report is not accepted by Cambridge) 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 10 January 2020.

Troubleshooting / IT Problems 

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 

 

Payment Instructions

  • You have to deposit the money at any branch of Bank of Cyprus, account Utility code 3836
  • 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 3 - 6 February we will need the Bank deposit slip immediately to the email address.

Pearson Edexcel

The registration for the Pearson/Edexcel May/June 2020 examination session is now open.

Registration deadline

  • Normal Stage until 9 March 2020
  • Late Stage 1 until 13 April 2020
  • Late Stage 2 until 20 April 2020

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

Registration for Individual Candidates (not Schools)

Register for these exams (individuals, guardians/teachers) using the below link:

https://schoolexams.britishcouncil.org/#/select-country/ 

* View the payment instructions at the bottom of this section

Registration for Schools 

Register your students using the below link:

https://schoolexamsportal.britishcouncil.org/signin

* View the payment instructions at the bottom of this section

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.

Troubleshooting / IT Problems 

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 

 

Payment Instructions

Payment for the registered candidates will be made at any branch of Bank of Cyprus, account Utility code 3836 and Turkish Cypriots can pay to the Turk Bankasi account number 7570252. 

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. 

ABRSM

British Council ABRSM Theory Application 2020

  • Dates of Entry for 07 March 2020 Exam: 9 - 23 January 2020
  • Dates of Entry for 13 June 2020 Exam: 9 - 23 April 2020
  • Dates of Entry for 07 November 2020 Exam: 3 - 17 September 2020

British Council ABRSM Practical Application 2020 

  • Practical Session 1 - May - June 2020: Dates of Entry: 9 - 23 January 2020
  • Practical Session 2 - November - December 2020: Dates of Entry: 9 - 23 July 2020

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.

Download the application forms for ABRSM

University Exams

If you wish 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

If you wish 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.

OCR

Registration period is closed.

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.

Admission Tests

Registration period is closed.