The British Council in Japan is a registered examination centre delivering Edexcel – International GCSEs and International Advanced Levels examinations to private candidates.

To find out more about the qualifications, please visit the Edexcel website.
Please be aware that subjects written below are not held in the British Council in Japan.

  • Speaking/Oral Test
  • Practical Test
  • Any Coursework
  • Any subjects which private candidates are not allowed to take

*Please note that we are not able to accommodate for papers scheduled outside our office hours or when the office is closed (Saturdays and Sundays).

*Please refer to the Edexcel's website or contact us for subjects available.

Examination Periods

International Advanced Level written examinations are held twice a year:

  • May/June 2022 Examination Series: Registration is open.
  • October/November 2022 Examination Series: Registration is not open.

Subjects that are available at our centre and registration deadlines are subject to change for each examination series. The registration deadlines and the registration form for the upcoming series can be found in the below sections when registration is open. Registration will open a few months before each examination series.

Examination Fees

How can I sit an examination at the British Council?

Once you have decided what subject you would like to take, please download the relevant registration form in the downloads area and send your complete form with a proof of payment to Examinations Services Unit by e-mail well before the deadline. We will get back to you in due course.

*Please be aware that we neither sell any study/practice materials nor offer any courses.

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