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If you don’t attend a Cambridge school or are studying with a Cambridge Online School, you can still enter our exams as a private candidate.
First, you will need to find a Cambridge school in your country that accepts private candidates and register with them to take Cambridge exams. You are responsible for making your own arrangements with the school and must liaise directly with them – not with Cambridge International – if you have any exam-related queries, such as special arrangements.
Some syllabuses or options are not available to private candidates, and this is detailed in the specific syllabus under the ‘availability’ heading.
The school name will not appear on certificates issued to private candidates.
Search our directory to find a Cambridge school near you that accepts private candidates.
Tutors & Exams International offer a placement service to help private candidates find suitable exam centres. Tutors & Exams have built and continue to grow a network of exam venues across the world. They will connect private candidates with a network of registered Cambridge International schools or the British Council offering the exams for which they want to be entered. This makes the process of finding a centre at which private candidates can enter and take Cambridge International exams easier. Contact Tutors & Exams directly for more information.
We are not directly involved in the operation of Tutors & Exams International and do not quality assure their service. We are highlighting this service to support private candidates entering for Cambridge exams.