Exam registration for private candidates - CIE

See the registration process for private candidates below:

Exam locations

All Private candidates can register to sit for British Council CIE Exams in Johannesburg or Cape Town (written and practical components).  The venue address will be communicated to all candidates as they receive Statement of Entries. 

Languages offered in Oct/Nov 2016

NB: The British Council does not administer exams with coursework.

Language subjects with oral components can only be done in Johannesburg (or Cape Town) depending on availability of Oral Examiners. 

Kindly contact us to find out which languages are offered in Oct/Nov 2016.

 

Oral Examiners which are confirmed for the Oct/Nov 2016 period in JOHANNESBURG ONLY are:

  • French
  • German
  • Afrikaans
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • English
  • Chinese

 

Requirements

To apply, you need:

  • A completed application form
  • An ID/Passport sized photograph
  • A copy of a South African ID Book/ID Card or a valid Passport; a birth certificate for applicants under the age of 16
  • Proof of payment

 

Complete your application form

Please download and compete the application form from the Downloads section at the bottom of this page

DO I NEED TO MAKE ANY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS? 

Find out about our special arrangements for exams. 

Submit your application form and pay

Cash Deposits

Bank: Nedbank

Account name: SCB – BRITISH COUNCIL

Account number: 145-41169-19

Branch name: Corporate Client Services JHB

Branch code: 145405

Credit Card

Please download and complete the credit card form in the Downloads section at the bottom of this page – your reference number should be your name and surname.

Send your completed application form, proof of South African ID/Valid Passport and proof of payment or credit card form to ssa.enquiries@britishcouncil.org or fax it to +27 (0)86 570 0422. 

Refunds

Please refer to our Examinations Refund Policy.

Receive your Statement of Entry form

Once you submitted your application and payment, you will receive your Statement of Entry and information about your examination venues approximately three weeks before your exams.

NEED TO AMEND YOUR ENTRY? 

You can make amendments to the entry you have made. Please note that amendments are subject to an additional payment as specified in the information sheet.