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Page updated on Thursday, 9 April 2020

Due to the recent measures for the Corona virus pandemic, we would like to inform you that both our offices are now closed till further notice and all our staff is working remotely.

Please note that we are currently facing problems with our telephone lines so, for any enquiries kindly contact us via email using the details found here: https://www.britishcouncil.com.cy/about/contact.

With regards to the recent developments of the Corona virus and the measures taken in Cyprus, test takers can be informed about their exams below:

IELTS

To protect the health of IELTS test takers in light of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), IELTS tests have been suspended in Cyprus until further notice. 

Affected test-takers will be eligible for a transfer by contacting us via email contact.ielts@cy.britishcouncil.org as soon as possible.

Cambridge International examinations - CIE

We recognise what a challenging time this is for private candidates taught through private institutes or tutors, and how hard they’ve worked towards their exams. 

Following the UK Awarding Bodies’ (Cambridge International and Pearson Edexcel) decision to cancel the May/June 2020 exams, we are working closely with them to better understand how their grading process will work to help you make informed decisions about your next steps. 

Our goal is to ensure all private candidates obtain the fairest outcome possible in the current situation. 

Thank you for your continued patience in these unprecedented circumstances. We will inform you of any developments.

Please visit this page for updated information. For any enquiries kindly contact us via email contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org.

Pearson Edexcel

We recognise what a challenging time this is for private candidates taught through private institutes or tutors, and how hard they’ve worked towards their exams. 

Following the UK Awarding Bodies’ (Cambridge International and Pearson Edexcel) decision to cancel the May/June 2020 exams, we are working closely with them to better understand how their grading process will work to help you make informed decisions about your next steps. 

Our goal is to ensure all private candidates obtain the fairest outcome possible in the current situation. 

Thank you for your continued patience in these unprecedented circumstances. We will inform you of any developments.

Please visit this page for updated information. For any enquiries kindly contact us via email contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org.

Cambridge English

To protect the health of Cambridge English test takers in light of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we would like to inform you that 29 April is the closing deadline of all exams registration for Cambridge English.

We are in touch with Cambridge English and will let you know about any updates and exams dates as soon as we have any further information. 

 For any enquiries kindly contact us via email contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org.

University and Professional exams

To protect the health of  test takers in light of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), University and Professional tests have been suspended in Cyprus until further notice. 

We will be contacting your relevant university for this update.

For any enquiries kindly contact us via email contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org.

ABRSM

To protect the health of  test takers in light of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), ABRSM tests have been suspended in Cyprus by the Board until further notice.

For any enquiries kindly contact us via email contact.exams@cy.britishcouncil.org.

We are monitoring the situation constantly as the environment and policies change and this page is updated accordingly.

 Please stay up to date on current welfare guidelines, available here: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Thank you for your understanding and please take care.

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