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Online registration is now open for all centres in Hungary. Your registration is only valid upon payment of the exam fee.

Step 1: Register online

  • Select your preferred exam, location and date below.
  • SPEAKING TEST DATE: The Speaking Test date is determined by our Exams Centre, according to the Cambridge Assessment English specified time frame. It is not possible to select an exact date or to change the Speaking Test time. Before applying, please check the time frame of the Speaking Test to avoid overlaps with personal commitments. The time frame set by Cambridge Assessment English will be displayed at the first step of the application, beside the Written Test date. Should you have any questions regarding the Speaking Test date, please contact our Customer Services team.

  • Enter your personal data to register for your chosen exam. You will have the option pay online by credit card.

Please note: Exams will not appear here after the registration deadline has passed or if tests are already full. Find the complete list if all upcoming exam dates and registration periods.

Once registered, you will receive an automatic reply called ‘Application Summary’. If you don't receive this email right after registering, please contact us immediately.

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Step 2: Pay for your exam

You can pay the examination fees in one of the following ways:

  • Online with your Visa or Mastercard debit/ credit card at the end of the online registration. If you encounter any error when making the online payment, please send us a Print Screen and use one of the payment methods below.
  • Via bank transfer. See details below. 

If you choose bank transfer, please make your registration payment to:

Bank: Citibank Zrt.
Bank Account holder: British Council Hungary
Account number: 10800007-77237006-00000000
SWIFT/BIC: CITIHUHX
IBAN: HU46 1080 0007 7723 7006 0000 0000

 

We accept the following payments into our bank account:

  • Electronic bank transfer from your internet banking
  • Direct debit from your bank
  • Direct deposit* (using deposit slip) into the above named British Council bank account.

*Only the Citibank branch below can receive cash payments:

2-4 Huba Street, Budapest, 1134 (at ‘Dózsa György út’ underground station)

Opening hours: Monday – Thursday: 8:00 – 15:30

 

When making any of the above payments you must quote:

• FIRST: the registration Reference Number; your reference number is a 13 digit number that starts with R-HU (see below for an example).

• NEXT: the full name of the candidate taking the exam.

The above information has to be quoted at time of payment in all available reference fields:

e.g. R-HU001-12345-12345 - MARIA KISS

Please note that not including the registration Reference Number for your payment may lead to a change of your preferred test date or cancellation of your registration.

 

A copy of the bank's confirmation of transfer must be sent to information@britishcouncil.hu as evidence of the transaction. If you transfer the fee but do not send us the payment slip within the deadline, your registration may still be cancelled.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR INVOICING: In case you would like an invoice, please let us know before making the bank transfer of the exam fee. We are unable to issue an invoice after the exam fee has been paid. To receive an invoice, please contact us at information@britishcouncil.hu with “Cambridge exam invoice request” in the subject line and let us know the following details in your email: name, address, exam type and date.

Unfortunately, we are unable to prepare an invoice of your exam fee if you paid online with Master or Visa card. If you need an invoice, please choose the bank transfer option and read the instruction above. 

 

When paying the exam fee by bank transfer, please ensure that the British Council receives the full amount, all applicable banking charges have to be borne by the transferor. This is particularly important when transferring the exam fee from abroad. Your registration can only be finalised after the full exam fee has arrived into our bank account. Thank you for your understanding.

Step 3: Confirmation of Entry

You will receive an email from Cambridge English Language Assessment entitled 'Confirmation of Entry' containing information about all exam papers (dates, times and locations).

This email will be sent approximately three weeks before the date of the exam (for paper based exams) or one week before (for computer based exams) - please contact us if you do not receive it.

YLE registration

Schools can choose the date of examinations that serves their needs, in consultation with the British Council. Each school should register a minimum of fifteen candidates in total (at least five candidates for each level).

Contact us for more information.

Special arrangements

In co-operation with Cambridge ESOL, we provide special arrangements for candidates with hearing, speech, visual and kinetic difficulties, as well as for candidates with learning difficulties such as dyslexia.

Relevant supporting documentation – a medical certificate and a Special arrangements form (60 KB) completed and signed by the candidate – should be submitted to the examination centre three months before exam date. Important: No documents can be accepted after the end of the particular registration period.

We also make special arrangements for candidates who have sustained accident-related injuries, such as a broken arm, prior to the day of the exam.

We make every effort to cater for special needs of any disabled candidates or candidates living in special circumstances (e.g. in prison), to enable them to best understand questions and tasks and complete the test. It is our aim for the language level of all candidates, irrespective of disability, to be assessed fairly and objectively.