Are you looking to gain a globally recognised UK qualification? We can help you achieve your goals through the wide range of specialized examinations we administer for leading professional institutions in the UK. 

You need to register directly with the relevant institution in the UK first. Contact your institution for further details. 

Professional exams process

Application

Please make sure your application to sit an exam overseas is approved by the exam boards first.

  1. Download the exam application form: Please download the exam application form here. And fill out the form.
  2. Apply for an exam: Submit the completed form via email at exams@britishcouncil.or.kr.
  3. Make a payment: You may make the payment via bank transfer once you have received the notification indicating your exam fee and the terms of payment from us.
  4. Receive the exam confirmation letter: Once your exam has been confirmed, we will notify you the exam details including the exam schedule and venue information via email.

On the test day

  • Candidates should report to the venue 15 minutes before the scheduled time of the exam. 
  • Candidates must bring the same National ID or passport used at registration.
  • Candidates can take writing instruments into the exam room. No mobile phones, books, dictionaries or papers are allowed.

Statement of results

  • Candidates should contact the university or professional institution to receive information on their exam results.

※ Candidates who require special arrangements are advised to register at least two weeks before the registration deadline. 

Test fees

 [Present – 31 March 2019]

  Up to one hour   Up to two hours Up to three hours
Test fee per paper KRW 99,000 KRW 121,000 KRW 132,000

※ Exam board fee, postage (20,000KRW per paper) and external exam venue fee(50,000KRW per paper) are excluded from the noted service charge above.
※ 11,000 KRW of the additional cost will be charged per hour, if the duration of the exam is over 3 hours.

[From 1 April 2019]

  Up to three hours
Test fee per paper KRW 145,000

※ Exam board fee, postage (22,000KRW per paper) and external exam venue fee (50,000KRW per paper) are excluded from the noted service charge above.
※ 25,000 KRW of the additional cost will be charged per hour, if the duration of the exam is over 3 hours.

Refund and cancellation

  • A cancellation fee of 45,000 won per exam is charged, if an exam is cancelled between 7 to 14 business days prior to your exam date.
  • No refund will be given if you apply for cancellation within 7 business days from your exam date.
  • Candidates who are unable to show an appropriate ID on the exam day, or who are absent for personal reasons including a minor illness, will not receive a refund.

Contact us

  • Email: exams@britishcouncil.or.kr
  • Fax: +82 (0)2 3702 0660
  • Address: British Council, 2F, 19 Seosomun-ro 11-gil (B-dong, Paichai Jeongdong Building, 34-5 Jeong-dong), Jung-gu, Seoul, 04516 Korea

※ Please note that all enquiries relating to Exam Proctor Services are only handled by email at exams@britishcouncil.or.kr