See the registration process for private candidates below:

Step 1: Complete your registration form

My examination board is Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)

Register for IGCSEs/GCE O Levels or A/AS-levels at the British Council or at your school.

When you have completed the registration process, remember to read, sign and date the Declaration which is at the back of the application form.

When to register

 Find out about the registration deadlines for Cambridge International Exams (CIE) exams.

Do I need to make any special arrangements? 

Contact us to find out how we can assist with your special arrangements

 My examination board is Pearson Edexcel

Register for GCSEs or A/AS-levels at the British Council or at your school.

Please complete all sections. When you have completed the registration process, remember to read, sign and date the Declaration which is at the back of the application form.

When to register

 Find out about the registration deadlines for Pearson Edexcel exams.

Do I need to make any special arrangements?

Contact us to find out how we can assist with your special arrangements

Step 2: Pay for exams

You will find the fees for all exams listed on the registration form. Your application will not be processed until you have paid for your exams.

You can pay via a cheque payable to the British Council, or cash deposit through designated Barclays Bank. 

See a list of designated branches:

Lusaka- Mutaba House Branch, Cairo Road / Longacres Branch / Haile Selassie Avenue/ Manda Hill Branch, Manda Hill Shopping Centre

Livingstone - Livingstone branch, Mosi O Tunya Road

Kitwe - City Square branch

Ndola - Buteko, Cnr. Buteko/Maina Soko

Penalty fees 

Each examination board has a normal registration stage for each exam session. You may still be able to register for exams after this date, but you will have to pay a penalty fee. You can find more information about late registration penalty fees on your exam registration form.

Keep your stamped bank deposit slip/proof of payment as you will need this to complete your exam registration.

 

Step 3: Submit your registration form

You have now filled in your registration form and paid for your exams.

The final step is to submit your application to the bank along with your payment. 

To do this, you will need:

1.Your completed and signed registration form. Please make and keep a photocopy of this form for your records. 

2.One colour passport-size photograph. This must be identical and taken within the past three months. 

3.Please keep a copy your stamped bank deposit slip for your records.

Step 4: Registration complete

You have successfully registered for school exams with the British Council.

You will receive your Statement of Entry and information about your examination venues approximately three weeks before your exams.

Need to amend your entry? 

Contact us for steps on how to do this.