Register - private candidates

See the registration process for private candidates below:

All applications are subject to British Council approval (due to limited spaces available)

November 2019 Key Information – Results

  • Results for November 2019 exams will be available electronically from 10 January 2020
  • Statement of Results will be sent on a staggered basis (as Cambridge releases them) from 10 January 2020 
  • Hard copies of Statement of Results will be available for collection from our Johannesburg offices as soon as received from Cambridge. Further details to be sent to candidates by email.

June 2020 Exam Information

  • 02 January 2020: Registration for June 2020 series commences and closes on 7 February 2020
  • 10 January 2020: Deadline for sending application for modified papers
  • 20 January 2020: Deadline for application for non-delegated access arrangements
  • 8 February 2020: Late entry application commences and closes on 3 April 2020
  • Applications for minors (under 18) must be submitted together with the consent form. 

Practical examinations

  • Practical exams are administers in JOHANNESBURG ONLY for this exam series
  • Please do not apply for a practical component that is not available on the pricelist
  • For practical exams in Cape Town please visit the Cambridge International website for a list of school in Cape Town that can administer practical exams. You are kindly requested to register for the practical component directly with the respective school

Exam locations

All private candidates can register to sit for British Council Cambridge International Exams in Johannesburg or Cape Town with the exception of practical exams in Cape Town.   

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