If you are a candidate or institution wishing to know about the availability of this service for a particular exam, please refer to the Entrance exams process below.

Examinations are normally held at the time specified by the exam boards. Candidates should make their payment in Korean won with us as instructed in the ‘Exams Confirmation Letter’ that you will receive from the British Council Korea when your exam has been confirmed.

**The British Council Korea do not currently conduct CIE/Edexel exams(IGCSE, A-Level, O-Level etc.).

Entrance exams process


Please make sure your application to sit an exam overseas is approved by your school or university.

※ You should contact us for the service request at least 7 working days prior to your exam date.

  1. Download the exam application form and fill out. Click here to download.
  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


  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 (KRW 22,000 per paper) and external exam venue fee (KRW 50,000 per paper) are excluded from the noted service charge above.
※ KRW 25,000 is charged per hour in case the exam takes longer than 3 hours.

Refund and cancellation

  • A cancellation fee of KRW 45,000 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 emails. Please contact us at exams@britishcouncil.or.kr.