Please see below for FAQs regarding the exams.
I wish to undertake an exam for school/professional bodies overseas. What is the procedure for registering.
The British Council administers exams on behalf of over 50 universities, colleges and professional bodies in the UK and elsewhere. We will be happy to conduct your exam for you.
Your starting point is to confirm with the examination body that you wish to sit for your exam at the British Council. You then inform our exams officer of your intention. We will contact the exam body and send you the payment details if the body will not be paying us directly. We charge an administrative fee of 75 GBP per paper for the UK institutions. The total amount should be paid to any Standard Chartered Bank in Ghana using the British Council Virtual Acount slip. Please use your ID number as your reference number. A copy of the receipt should be submitted via email@example.com preferably 3 days before the Exam date.
My child wishes to take a school entrance exam. What is the procedure for registering?
The British Council also administers exams on behalf of schools in UK and elsewhere. We will be happy to conduct this exam for your child.
Your starting point is to confirm with the examination body that you wish to sit for your exam at the British Council. You then inform our exams officer of your intention. We will contact the exam body and send you the payment details if the body will not be paying us directly.
How do I register my child for Cambridge exams?
The Cambridge International Examinations (O and A levels, AS Levels, IGCSE, and Checkpoint) are conducted in two sessions every year in May/June and October/November. Registrations are done online on our webiste here: We do not offer classes or tutorials but you could check your local Education agents for assistance.
When are the Cambridge exam results released and how do I receive them?
Results for June are usually released at the end of August and will be sent via courier to the candidate’s address. Results for November are usually released at the beginning of February. You can visit www.cambridgeinternational.org for more details.
I have misplaced my Cambridge certificate. How can I get a new one?
You can only request for a Certifying statement to replace a lost Certificate. If you have not collected your certificate, you need to contact the centre you registered with for the exam to collect it. If you sat for the exam with The British Council, you need to come to the office with a proof of identification to request for your certificate.
If you have collect your certificate and it is missing, you will need to apply for a certifying statement as your certificate cannot be replaced due to Cambridge International Examinations policies. Kindly visit the cambridge website to apply for certifying statement here: Lost certificates – What can we help you with?
Can I learn English in your office?
We don’t teach English in our Nigeria office. We are also not in a position to recommend any. You can however look on our Learn English website for other support services that may be of interest to you. You may also be interested in some of our other programme areas.
How do I verify my certificates?
The British Council in Ghana does not offer verification services.