Register - private candidates

See the registration process for private candidates below:


November 2017 series deadlines

  • Closing date for Special arrangements: 11 July 2017
  • Registration period: 1 July 2017 - 1 August 2017
  • Late stage registration period: 2 August 2017 - 8 September 2017
  • June 2017 series retakes registration period: 10 August 2017 - 10 September 2017

June 2017 series deadlines

  • Provisional results will be available from the 10th of August 2017. Candidates will receive these on email by the 11th of August 2017. 
  • Statement of Results will be available for collection from our Johannesburg and Cape Town offices between 9.00 and 12.00 Mondays to Friday. This will be from 18 September 2017 to 29 September 2017. Please bring your proof of identification when collecting results.
  • No results will be couriered therefore should you require for results to be sent to you please arrange your own courier. Please send us a request on to arrange for courier.
  • Deadline for letting us know if any details are incorrect on June 2017 results documentation without charge: 8 September 2017.  
  • Deadline for submitting enquiries about results (remarks) for the June 2017 series: 13 September 2017. 

Practical Exams Nov 2017

  • Practical exams are administered in Johannesburg and Cape Town only. 
  • Please do not register for a practical exam that is not available on the pricelist. 
  • No practical exams are offered for IGCSE and O Level. Please register for alternatives to practicals.

Please note that we do not offer Chemistry practical exams in Cape Town. Should you wish to register for Chemistry practicals please visit the Cambridge website for a list of schools that can assist you.

Exam locations

All Private candidates can register to sit for British Council CIE Exams in Johannesburg or Cape Town (written and practical components).  

Please note practical spaces are limited

The venue address will be communicated to all candidates as they receive Statement of Entries. 


To apply, you need:

  • A completed the application form below
  • 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


How to pay

Please pay the required fee via a direct transfer (EFT) into the British Council account using the details below.

Account Number 80191330302
Beneficiary Bank Name Standard Chartered Bank
Branch Code 730020
Payment Reference* 03;Name and Surname. Example: 03-PeterSmit

Completed application form together with copy of identity document and proof of payment must be sent to