If you have passed your exam, your certificate will be sent to the British Council approximately seven to nine weeks (for paper based exams) and five to six weeks respectively (for computer based exams) after the exam date. You will receive a result notification email informing you when and where you can collect your certificate. If you registered through a preparation centre, your certificate will be sent to your school.
Please be aware that the issue of your certificate may be delayed by Cambridge Assessment English, from reasons beyond British Council's control.
You can request to receive your certificates by courier - simply send us the Courier Request Form from the Downloads section below. The British Council is not responsible for any loss or damages caused during despatch.
If you would like someone else to collect your certificate on your behalf, you need to complete the Collection Authorisation Form from the Downloads section below. The authorised person must bring the completed authorisation form along with a photocopy of your identification, when they come to collect your certificate.
Please note that you will not be able to pick up your certificate after two years of its issue date. This is in compliance with the UK's data protection law.
Name amendments and replacement certificates
Name amendments on your certificate and certificate replacements are free of charge, if requested less than six months after the exam date. If you request these services after six months, they cost 360 RON. You also need to send the original certificate and a copy of your ID to British Council. Please note that no name amendments on certificates can be provided if requested more than two years after the exam date.
Also please note that your certificate cannot be replaced if lost or damaged, irrespective of your exam date. After this time, you can only apply for a Certifying Statement of Results by completing the Certifying Statement Request from the Downloads section below. The certifying statement of results costs 500 RON.
Please contact us to request a name amendment or certifying statement of results.