Pearson Edexcel

Special Notice

We are aware of the latest announcement by Pearson not to hold any General Qualification examinations in the May/June 2020 series globally, in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. We recognise what a challenging time this is for students and teachers, and how hard students have been working towards these exams. We are consulting closely with Pearson on further guidance and will share more information with our schools and candidates very soon. Please be assured our priority is the welfare of our candidates.  

Meanwhile, for the latest information and guidance we recommend you visit the Pearson website.

More details in this regard will be posted soon.

See the registration process for private candidates below:

Step 1: Complete your registration form

Pearson Edexcel International Examinations - May/June 2020

Complete the online registration by referring the Unit, option and cash-in codes and availability list given in the Registration Information Manual (section 3.2) and submitting it through the Online Registration Link.  For further details, please refer to the Registration Information Manual.

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

Registration deadlines for Pearson Edexcel International - May/June 2020 are given below.

Qualification - the type of entry Start  End
IAL and IGCSE                                           Normal registration period 20 January 2020 09 March 2020
Stage 1                                                  Late penalty registration period 10 March 2020 08 April 2020
Stage 2                                                  Late penalty registration period 09 April 2020 24 April 2020

Do I need to make any special arrangements?

Find out about our special arrangements for exams

Step 2: Submit your application form and pay

Private Candidates

Payment methods

All fees are payable in Sri Lankan Rupees.


Online payment method

Offline payment methods

Private candidates

  • Fees can be paid online via credit card/debit card (Visa and Master only)
  • Cash
  • Producing credit/debit card (Visa, Master or Amex) over the counter
  • No bank transfers are accepted


Required documents

Candidates selected online payment method:

You need to email the following to within 2 calendar days from the date of registration. 

  • Scanned copy of your identification document
  • Passport size photograph (taken within the last 3 months)
  • Previous results sheets/statement of entries if you are applying for cash-in/s
  • Letter of consent from the head of the school (applicable only if you are studying in private or international schools)

Please mention “Pearson Edexcel” and your name and registration reference number in the subject line


Candidates selected offline payment method:

  • Signed registration summary (Only the registration summary printed by following the steps in the easy step guide is accepted. Registration confirmation email or any email communication printouts are not accepted.)
  • Two passport size photographs (taken within the last 3 months)
  • Copy of the identification document
  • Previous results sheets/statement of entries if you are applying for cash-in/s
  • Letter of consent from the head of the school (applicable only if you are studying in private or international schools)

Step 3: Receive your Statement of Entry form

Once you have completed step one and two, you will receive your Statement of Entry and information about your examination venues approximately three weeks before your exams.

Need to amend your entry? 

You can make amendments to the entry you have made. Please note that amendments are subject to an additional payment as specified in the registration information manual.

Step 4: Refund Procedure

Pearson Edexcel IAL and IGCSE Refund Procedure

Stage 1 Deadline

Stage 2 Deadline (Medical Refunds)

10 March 2020

Within five working days after the first missed test date

(Please refer to  section 4 in the Registration Information Manual  for the refund policy)


NOTE: We thoroughly advise you to read the refund policy (section 4 in the Registration Informational Manual) before completing your registration. 

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