See the registration process for private candidates below:

Exam locations

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

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

Practical Examinations

All practical examinations will be done at LKC high School. Kindly get in touch with the Head of Examinations, Livingiston Kolobeng College, Block 8, Gaborone. Payment of P1500 per practical paper as admin fees has to be paid directly to the school for doing the practical exams.  



To apply, you need: 

  • To complete the online application
  • 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
  • Please kindly email the above documents to

Complete your online application

Please note the October/November 2024 Cambridge registration process for Private Candidates will only be done online.

Complete the online registration here :

You can use the Guide to making entries document below to aid you choose the right subject(s), syllabus code(s) and option code(s).

Pay and submit your application

You will find the fees for all exams listed on the online registration platform. Your application will not be processed until you have paid for your exams.

You can pay via a bank transfer payable to the British Council, Botswana

Penalty Fees 

Each examination board has a normal registration stage for each exam session. You may still be able to register for exams after this date, but you will have to pay a penalty fee. You can find more information about late registration penalty fees on your exam registration form.

Keep your proof of payment as you will need this to complete your exam registration.

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

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.