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

Registration for the Cambridge English Qualifications October exams session is now open.

Exam Test Date Registration Period Fee
A2 Key (KET) for Schools Saturday, 17 October 28 July 2020 - 5 September 2020 €107.00
B1 Preliminary (PET) for Schools Saturday, 17 October  28 July 2020 - 5 September 2020 €110.00
B2 First (FCE) for Schools Saturday, 17 October  28 July 2020 - 5 September 2020 €162.00

Please note that the test location will be Nicosia only.

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

Cambridge Assessment International Education

Registration for the Cambridge International Assessment Education October/November 2020 examination session, for both, first time entries and transfer entries from May/June 2020 is now open. 

Please note that students who are not registered successfully by Sunday 2 August, 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.

Registration for individual candidates (not schools)

Regsitration by individual students, their guardians or teachers should use the link below:

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

  • View payment instructions here and access arrangements at the bottom of this section.
  • If a student who had registered for the May/June 2020 session will not be taking the exam in October/November 2020 please fill in the refund form located at the downloads section at the bottom of this webpage, and email it back to us. 

Registration for schools

Schools who are registered in the system with their own account, please click on the link below to register 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 at the bottom of this webpage.

Please note that you need to upload all your May/June 2020 candidates together with your new candidates to the schools registration portal.  As soon as you upload your candidates to the system, please send us an email to inform us that you have completed your registration, so for us to check that the entries have been uploaded successfully.

If you have students who were registered at the May/June 2020 session, who will not be taking the exam in October/November 2020 please fill in the refund form in the downloads section at the bottom of this webpage and email it back to us.  

For Payment instructions please click here.

Access arrangements

Please 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.

Pearson Edexcel

Registration for Pearson Edexcel International Advanced Level October 2020 examination session is now open.

Registration for individual candidates (not schools)

The registration period for the Pearson Edexcel International Advanced Level October 2020 examination session starts today until 24 August 2020.  Please note that only your payment from May/June session was deferred for the Oct/Nov session and you will still need to register again before the deadline

This is the link for the registration: https://schoolexams.britishcouncil.org/#/select-country/.  When finishing with the registration please choose to pay another way, so we confirm your May payment. 

If you don’t want to take the exam in the Oct 2020 please fill in the refund form found in the downloads section below and send it back to us, and we will refund the money. 

Please note that you have to register before Monday 24 August 2020 otherwise, late fees will be charged. Unfortunately, late fees will be charged automatically therefore we will not be able to change or waive them. 

Registration for schools

This is to inform you that the registration period for the Pearson Edexcel International Advanced Level October 2020 examination session, starts today until 24 August 2020 for:

  • the first time entries
  • transfer entries from May/June 2020 
  • candidates who are getting result for the May/June 2020 and are not happy with the Assessed grade.

In the downloads section below, please find a list of the subjects that we are offering with the corresponding fees in order for you to communicate to your candidates before you register them. Please note that you will need to upload all your candidates to the schools portal.  As soon as you upload your candidates to the schools portal, please send us an email to confirm that you have completed your registration, so for us to check that the entries have been uploaded successfully.

Payment, for your new candidates, 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) and Turkish Cypriots to the Turkish Bank Account no 7570252 and then email 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 on 24 August we will need the Bank deposit slip immediately emailed to contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org.

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. 

If you have candidates from May/June 2020 session, who do not want to take the exam in the Oct 2020 please fill in the refund form found in the dowloads section below and email it back to us.  

This is the link for registering your candidates: https://schoolexamsportal.britishcouncil.org/signin

Access arrangements

Please 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.

ABRSM

Registration for the ABRSM practical examination session will open soon. We will be accepting applications for Practical 2 examination session from 10th to 21st August. 

We aim to start the examination period in mid-October to be able to accommodate as many applicants as possible. 

Please email us the completed applications along with a copy of your payment to contact.abrsm@cy.britishcouncil.org. We would appreciate it if you avoid sending applications to personal emails.

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 here.

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.