What to bring on exam day
You can avoid any stress or delays on your exam day by bringing all of the correct forms and equipment.
BEFORE YOU SET OFF:
- Aim to arrive 30 minutes before the start of the exam so that you can relax before it begins.
- Allow plenty of time for traffic or travel disruption (and always have an alternative travel plan in mind).
THINGS TO BRING TO THE EXAM ROOM:
- National Identity Book (ID) or passport
- Statement of Entry
- pens and pencils in a CLEAR bag
- basic calculator (of a type approved by your exam board)
- any extra equipment needed for your subject.
- No mobile phones, or any other electronic devices, are allowed in exam rooms.
- Don’t bring valuable belongings.
Please note that specific regulations, which may differ from the above, apply to practical and oral exams.
ID and statement of entry
You need to bring your ID and your Statement of Entry to all examinations.
WHAT COUNTS AS ACCEPTABLE ID?
Only the following are acceptable forms of ID:
- National Identity Card (ID).
If you do not have this, please speak to the British Council well in advance of your exams.
WHAT IS A STATEMENT OF ENTRY?
A Statement of Entry is a document that confirms your exam registration. It will include a list of your chosen subjects and the exam dates for each module, as well as your name and date of birth.