Pearson Edexcel


Registration for May/June 2024 Exam series is now open. 

Pearson Edexcel introduces the International GCSE November Series from 2023.
The new International GCSE November series will replace the regular January series, commencing from November 2023.
Accordingly the January 2023 exam series was the last January International GCSE series.
Please refer to Pearson website for key information regarding the new November series.

See the registration process for private candidates below:

Step 1: Complete your registration form

Pearson Edexcel International Examinations 

Complete the online registration by referring the Unit, option and cash-in codes and availability list given in the Registration Information Sheet and submitting it through the Online Registration Link.  For further details, please refer to the Information and Key dates document.

The Registration Information Manual can be downloaded from the downloads section on the bottom of this page.

All Qualifications – Type of Entry Start  End
Normal Registration Period 05 January 2024  14 March 2024
Late Penalty Registration Period 15 March 2024  30 March 2024


  • Entries submitted after the Normal registration period will be subjected to a late penalty. Refer to the Exam fee list document for more information
  • Late registrations are not possible for subjects that include coursework, practical or speaking test components
  • Registrations for subjects with a speaking component are subject to the availability of an examiner. Therefore, it is mandatory that the candidate checks with us before registering for such subjects
  • School candidates will need to comply with the registration and payment deadlines set by their school.

Do I need to make any special arrangements?

Find out about our special arrangements for exams. 

Step 2: Submit your application form and pay

The Exam Fee list can be accessed on our website.

All fees are payable in Sri Lankan Rupees (LKR).

  • Private Candidates: Payments need to be made online by Visa / Master Card (Credit/Debit) during your online registration process
  • Payment link:
  • School Candidates: Check with the respective school for deadline/payment methods.

If you fail to submit your registration before the above deadlines set by the British Council, you will be subjected to a Late Entry Fee.


Statement of Entry and Venue Information

Statement of Entry (SOE) and Venue Information will reach you by 26 April 2024. If you do not receive them by the given date, please contact British Council.

If there is an error in your name or date of birth on the statement of entry in comparison to your identification document, please inform us as soon as you receive the statement of entry to avoid ID verification issues on the exam date.

Need to amend your entry? 

You can make amendments to the entry you have made. Candidate would have to register for the correct subject/unit and refund the erroneous one(s) in line with the “School Exam Refund Policy”. Please note that amendments are subject to an additional payment as specified in the registration information sheet. 


Pearson Edexcel IAL and IGCSE Refund Procedure


Stage 1

Stage 2 (Medical Refunds)

 Pearson Edexcel

15 March 2024

Submission period: 07 May 2024 to 30 June 2024

How to apply – Please follow the steps found on our School Exams Refund Policy available at

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