How to register

Dear Candidate,

If you would like to register for one of the Cambridge English examinations there are two methods of registering.

You can pay by bank transfer or in writing with a cheque or postal order. The following information will be needed to register:

Examination session - the specific exam and the date or session for which you would like to be entered.

Full name - your full name as it appears on your passport or photographic ID.

Contact details - your UK address, your UK telephone number and email address.

Date of birth.

ID number - the number of the national photographic ID you will bring to the exams.

Exam Fees - this should be accompanied by a cheque or postal order for the specified amount for each exam made payable to 'The Oxford Open Centre', or by a bank transfer. Please contact me for the account information.

We regret entries without an accompanying payment will not be processed.

Entry fees are non-refundable unless official proof under medical or other grounds can be provided when a partial refund will be made.

Fees cannot be transferred to a future session.

The fee for the FCE, CAE and CPE exams is £180.

The fee for the PET exams is £150.

The letter should be sent to;

The Oxford Open Centre,
Office 282

266 Banbury Road,
OX2 7DL.

Exam Location

Exam location to be confirmed on exam timetables..


You must ensure that you are available on all the days relating to your examination.

You will receive confirmation two weeks before the examinations with the details of all papers.

Proof of Identity

All candidates must bring the passport or national ID card with photograph, name and signature that they registered with and all their timetable documents to every examination, if this does not happen candidates will be unable to take the exams.

Detailed instructions including the examination rules and regulations and maps will be sent with your timetable.

Change of Address or email

Any changes must be reported in writing immediately as timetables will be sent to the last address submitted.


Please be aware that a photograph will be taken of you at the speaking test for ID purposes and you will have to sign a consent form.

If you do not sign this form and allow your photograph to be taken you will not be able to take the examinations.

Your registration letter or email should be sent as soon as possible before the closing date for the exam.

If you have any queries please contact the Oxford Open Centre.

Please ensure that you are aware of all the requirements and that you are available for all the examination dates specified.

Oxford Open Centre Manager.