With effect from 1 April 2018:
Test fee (non University of London International Programme):
RMB 1280 per exam paper
Test fee (University of London International Programme):
1-2 exams/session: RMB 1350 per exam paper
3 or more exams/session: RMB 950 per exam paper
Note: the test fees above are VAT excluded and includes venue hire, invigilation charges, secure storage of question papers and courier charges.
A supplement of RMB220 per exam (VAT excluded) will be charged for exams occurring on weekends and late working hours on weekday, precisely between 19:00-21:00 local Beijing time on weekdays.
For all tests, test fee will be doubled if tests are arranged on public holidays in Mainland China.
Terms of payment
All the above fees can be paid by candidates in RMB through the British Council Exams Online System. All fees must be paid no later than five working days before the test date.
Refund and cancellation
- Candidates may cancel bookings five working days prior to the exam and receive a 50% of the local test fee refund. A written cancellation application is required.
- For cancellations within five working days prior to the exam or for absence, there will be no test fee refund.
- Sufficient evidence or explanation must be given at least five working days before test for cancellation. This evidence can be either in Chinese or English. Evidence can be a medical report or accident report etc, which should be issued by an authorised body. The report should include both the signature of the doctor/professional and stamp of the institution, and indicate that the situation stops the candidate from taking the exam on the scheduled date.