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 components).  

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


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 application form

Please note the October/Novemver 2021 Cambridge registration process for Private Candidates will only be done online.

Complete the online registration by referring to the specific subject code list given below in the documents section and submitting it through the 

Pay and submit your application form

Please download the pricelist for Ocotober / November 2021 from the Downloads section at the bottom of this page.

You will find the fees for all exams listed on the registration form. 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.