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Page updated on Friday, 7 August 2020

Due to the recent measures for the Corona virus pandemic, we would like to inform you that our office located in Aristotelous street is open, however many colleagues are still working remotely.

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 Covid-19 and the measures taken in Cyprus, test takers can be informed about their exams below. Find out about our health and safety measures here.


Registration now open with more flexibility and choices for IELTS candidates

Our test centres have now reopened with extra health and safety precautions in place. Check our updated schedule that offers more test dates for computer-delivered and paper-based IELTS. Book your IELTS test. 

You can continue to prepare for IELTS by using our free online preparation resources.

Cambridge International examinations - CIE

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

Find out information on registration here. under 'Cambridge International Assessment Education" 

Pearson Edexcel

Pearson Edexcel examinations registration will start shortly for the Oct/November session. 

Cambridge English

Registrations for Cambridge English exams are now open until 5 September, for:
  • A2 Key (KET) for Schools
  • B1 Preliminary (PET) for Schools
  • B2 First (FCE) for Schools
Exam date (for all levels): Saturday, 17 October 2020, Nicosia.
Information on registration here, Under section 'Cambridge English Qualifications'.

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.


Registration for the ABRSM for the Practical 2 examination session is now open until 21st August. 
More information can be found here, under 'ABRSM'.

Study in the UK

These are challenging times for everyone, and with a number of announcements over the past couple of weeks, UCAS encourages you to continue with your applications to come and study in the UK as it will keep students’ options open for later in the year. 

A summary of all recent updates and what they mean have been published by UCAS, which you can find here: https://buff.ly/3buJIsA

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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