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 currently closed.

 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 October/November 2019 examination session is now open.

  • for the first time entries - until 2 August 2019  
  • for the resit candidates from May/June 2019 (waiting for results) - until 12 September 2019.  

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

https://schoolexams.britishcouncil.org

* 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. 
  • 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 24 June 2019.

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.

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.