OxfordAQA is a joint venture between Oxford University Press, a department of the University of Oxford, and AQA, the UK's leading academic awarding body.Drawing on over 100 years of exams experience, OxfordAQA is meticulous about how the qualifications are developed. For more information about the qualifications, please visit the OxfordAQA Official Website.

Private candidates may enter for OxfordAQA qualifications via the British Council offices in China, Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates.

Schools that deliver OxfordAQA qualifications may choose to join the British Council's Partner Schools Global Network, where British Council will provide essential exam administration services for A Level or International GCSE exams, along with enhanced support for school leaders, teachers, parents and students.For more information please refere to the PSGN webpage.

Exam Registration


The registration for OxfordAQA International AS/A-level and International GCSE May/June 2022 session opens now. 

  • Standard registration deadline:  15 February 2022, 17:00 (China Local Time)
  • 1st Late entry deadline: 18 April 2022, 17:00 (China Local Time)
  • 2nd Late entry deadline: 20 April 2022, 17:00 (China Local Time)

* In the event of any inconsistency between the above registration timeline and the timeline presented on our online registration system, the one published on this website shall prevail. We are sorry for the confusion this may have caused and will correct the error as soon as possible.

* If the application status is not “Payment Successful” by the indicated deadline for different stages, the late entry penalty for the next stage will be charged.


Please refer to the OxfordAQA Exam Registration Guidance and submit an application on our online registration system.

The Registration Guidance document is comprised of three parts:

  • Registration Notice and FAQs: aiming to answer questions that you may have during the registration process.
  • SRS Registration Guidance: demonstrating the step-by-step procedures of using our registration portal to complete the exam registrations.
  • Information Sheets: including information like registration timeline, option codes of most available subjects, exam timetable, and exam fee list of different entry stages.

Please go through this document and make sure that you understand and accept the content of this document before you submit registrations. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Once the payment of your exam application is completed, you are not allowed to modify your registrations.  You are responsible for any mistakes of the registrations due to your own reasons.


According to the refund policy, applicant who submits a refund request that meets the refund conditions and provides valid evidences with the official seal before the deadline is entitled to receive the refund that is in accordance with the refund standard once the refund request is approved.

Deadline for Refund Application: 

Before the deadline of late entry stage (deadline of late entry stage can be found on Information Sheets)

Acceptable Refund Conditions:

Condition 1:Temporary physical or mental illness(permanent or long-term illness is not acceptable)

Condition 2:Time clash with school exams or other official exams

Evidences Required :

Condition 1: Evidence can be a medical report or accident report (or similar), which should be issued by an authorised body. The report should include both the signature of the doctor or professional and stamp of the institution as well as indicate how the situation prohibits the candidate from taking the exam on the scheduled date.

Condition 2:  The evidence can be the statement with the official seal of the school or the confirmation letter of the official exams.

Refund Standard:   

Once the refund application is approved, the applicant can receive 150 CNY for each unit.

For International GCSE exams, candidates can only apply for cancellation by option (e.g., 9201), not by unit (e.g., 9201/1)

Refund applications out of other conditions are not acceptable. You can contact us to get more details.

Test Day Reminders


1.Candidates must bring the same and valid original identity document on the test day as the one recorded in your applications well as this Exam confirmation letter.

Following identity documents are acceptable for exams registration and sitting:

-Valid 2nd generation national Identification or Passport for Chinese nationals from mainland China.

-Valid Identification, Passport or Hong Kong / Macau Residents' Residence Permit for Chinese nationals from Hong Kong and Macau.

-Valid Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents of China or Taiwan Residents' Residence Permit for Chinese nationals from Taiwan.

-Valid Passport for foreign nationals.

Candidates may not be allowed to take the examination if they fail to present acceptable identity documents.

2.Candidates are required to arrive at the test venue at least 30 minutes in advance. Candidates who arrive late more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time will not be admitted to the exam room. 

3.Candidates are required to bring their own writing stationery and materials permitted by the testing institution.

4.Candidates are not allowed to bring any electronic devices such as mobile phones and any watches into the exam room.

5.Candidates are not allowed to bring any test related materials such as test papers, answer sheets, draft papers, etc. out of the examination room.

6.Minor candidates (Under 18), please report to supervisor at supervisor office when arrive at the test venue. If minor candidates choose to be picked up by parents/guardians after the examination, parents/guardians should bring their valid ID document to pick up the candidates in the designated area of the venue.


The British Council for Cultural Education does not assume any obligation to keep any personal belongings of candidates, so it is strongly recommended that candidates do not bring valuables to take the test. The British Council for Cultural Education will do its utmost to serve candidates. However, we are not liable for any interference caused by force majeure. If the test or test results are interrupted, cancelled or delayed due to force majeure, we will do our utmost to resume normal service as soon as possible. The British Council for Cultural Education is responsible for such situations only by returning the exam registration fee or rescheduling the exam.

Results and Certificates


The Provisional Statement of Results and the certificate only display the final grade. The Provisional Statement of Results will be provided in e-copy only, while the certificate will be issued in hardcopy only. Information for checking exam results will be sent to candidates via email. Candidates will be notified by email when their certificates are ready for collection. 

The results and certificate release time of each exam session are as follows, the specific date and time will be updated to the official website according to the exam session:

Exam sessions Provisional Statement of Results will be released Certificate will be released around
January Exam Session Result release day Late April
May/June Exam Session Result release day Mid-November
October/November Exam Session Result release day Late March

Results of May/June 2022 exam series will be available on,

  • International AS/A-level result will be released on 18 August 2022 (after 15:30 China local time)
  • International GCSE result will be released on 25 August 2022 (after 15:30 China local time)

Results of Jan 2022 exam series will be available on,

  • International AS/A-level result will be released on 3 March 2022 (after 15:30 China local time)



Candidates who register for the OxfordAQA exams at our centre may submit a request for a provisional statement of results attesting service at our centre. Candidates should submit an application on our online system and make payment accordingly. Candidates will be charged RMB 300 (VAT excluded) per request for this service.


From the late entry stage, candidates can make a late request for the award (Late cash-in) for the current exam session. 

  • Candidates will be charged CNY 834.3 per subject for late cash-in request after 9 September 2022, 17:00 (China Local Time)


If you have enquiries about results of Jan 2022 exam series and wish to appeal, please contact us before 24 March 2022, 17:00 (China Local Time).