See the registration process for private candidates below:

Exam locations

All private candidates can register to sit for CAIE Exams with the British Council Botswana in Gaborone (written and practical components).  

The venue address will be communicated to all candidates as they receive Statement of Entries. 


To apply, you need:

  • A complete the application form below
  • An ID/Passport sized photograph
  • A copy of an ID Card (Omang) or a valid Passport; a birth certificate for applicants under the age of 16
  • Proof of payment

Complete your application form

Please download and complete the application form from the Downloads section at the bottom of this page.


Find out about special arrangements. 

Pay and submit your application form

Please download the pricelist for May/June 2019 from the Downloads section at the bottom of this page.

You can pay via a bank transfer or cash deposit  payable to the British Council account.

Our bank details are:

Account name: British Council

Bank Name: Standard Chartered Bank 

Branch Name: Hemamo

Branch Code: 66 27 67

Type of Account: Current

Account number: 0100176604300

Payment Reference: Candidate Surname, contact number  & Name of exam type (e.g SMITH  3953602 CIE)

Send your completed application form, ID (Omang)/Valid Passport and proof of payment to or fax to +267 395 6643

Please note there is an extra administration fee charged per practical payable directly to Livingstone Kolobeng College, Block 8, Extension 38, Gaborone.

The fees are as follows:

IGCSE P1000.00 (per practical subject) 

A-Levels P1200.00 (per practical subject)

Receive your Statement of Entry

Once you have submitted your application and payment, you will receive your Statement of Entry and information about your examination venues approximately three weeks before your exams.

Need to cancel or amend your entry? 

Find out about withdrawal and refunds.

You can make amendments to the entry you have made. Please note that amendments are subject to an additional payment as specified in the information sheet.