See the registration process for school exams co-ordinators below:

Step 1: Request a school exam entry form

If you are a British Council attached centre, you will receive a series of emails from us with all exam session details, including:

• registration dates and fees

• key dates and timetables 

• access arrangements

• instructions to candidates.

When to register

Normal registration deadline 14 February 2024
Late stage 1 deadline 10 April 2024

Submit your entry form well in advance of the registration deadline. This is important so that you have time to check it and send any amendments before the deadline. There are additional fees for late registration and for making amendments after the deadline.

Step 2: Submit your school entry form

If you are a British Council attached centre, you are responsible for entering your students for school exams. 

Follow this link  to register your candidates.

To complete their forms online, students will need:

1.One coloured passport-size photographs. 

2.A clear photocopy of a valid National ID Card or passport. 

Withdrawal and refunds

If one of your students wishes to withdraw from an exam, it is important that you inform us as soon as possible. Contact us for information on withdrawal and refunds:


Step 3: Make your payment

Offline Payment:

Schools must pay any invoices received before the end of each registration period.

To complete your registration please pay the required fee via a direct transfer (EFT) into the British Council account using the details below:

Account Number 1010137091002
Beneficiary Bank Name Standard Bank
Branch Code 101
Payment Reference* Name, Surname and Reference Number. Example: PeterSmit-03

Once you have made the payment, please submit the proof of payment (bank transfer or deposit slip) through and

Please note: your candidates' applications will not be processed until payment has been received. There may be additional fees for late registration and making changes to your registration.

If you have submitted your online application and full payment and haven’t received a confirmation message after two working days, please contact us at or +258 21355 000.

Step 4: Registration complete

You have now successfully registered for school exams with the British Council. You will receive your candidates' Statements of Entry and information about examination venues approximately three weeks before their exams.

If you need to make changes to your submitted entries, please contact your British Council office to discuss any amendments.