Aptis Test

You can choose to take your Aptis test via Aptis Remote or Aptis Regular based on your preference. Registration must be made online and places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Aptis Remote – A live remote invigilation test where the test can be taken from home.
  • Aptis Regular – A face-to-face test where the test will be held at the British Council Kuala Lumpur test centre only.

Terms and conditions

  • You understand and accept that the personal data submitted in your Aptis test registration is for the purpose of the Aptis test. 
  • Details provided in the registration web-form will be displayed in the Aptis Certificate. Please ensure that you enter the correct details as no amendment can be made upon submission of the registration web-form.
  • Registration without payment will not be processed.
  • British Council reserves the right to withhold your results and forfeit your registration fees if suspicious actions and/or behaviours are detected during test.
  • It is your responsibility to check with your organisation, university, or educational institution that they accept and recognise Aptis test, before you book the test. 
  • You must complete the Aptis Remote pre-setup and onboarding processes according to the details shared in the onboarding email. You will not be allowed to sit for the actual test if the onboarding process is not completed within the given duration.
  • Please note that no refund or rescheduling of your test if you have failed the pre-setup and onboarding processes without valid reasons. 
  • It is your responsibility to identify and have a suitable test environment and working equipment for the test. 
  • In the event you are unable to complete your Aptis Remote test due to emergency situations before and/or during the test, you must contact British Council as soon as possible and provide the necessary details. A free test day transfer to a later date will be considered if the reasons are deemed genuine, please refer to our refund policy.
  • You understand and will give your consent that Aptis Remote test to be recorded for remote proctoring and post-test review purposes.
  • British Council takes all reasonable steps to provide continuity of service. Therefore, please understand that we cannot be held responsible for any interruptions caused by circumstances beyond our control. If examinations or results are disrupted, cancelled or delayed, every effort will be made to resume normal service as soon as possible. The British Council’s liability will be limited to the refund of the registration fee or re-testing at a later date.
  • British Council reserves the right to change, postpone or bring forward any test session in the event that the test session is full or becomes unavailable.

Test fee

Please refer to table below:

Test we offer Fee Test dates and registration
Aptis Regular
(held at the British Council Kuala Lumpur test centre)
MYR370 Book now
Aptis Remote
(live remote invigilation test)
MYR400 Book now
Combined Score Service
(held at the British Council Kuala Lumpur test centre)
MYR170 Book now


A softcopy of your Aptis results will be sent to you via email two (2) days after completing the Aptis Regular test and five (5) days after completing the Aptis Remote test. Please note that this electronic result is final and we will not provide a hardcopy certificate. 

If your Aptis test was registered through an organisation, your results would be available within 20 days after completing the test and will be sent to your registered email address.

How do I prepare for the test?

You can watch the video guides here. You can also download and read the Aptis General - Test Format Overview or Aptis Advanced - Test Format Overview in advance of test day.

Contact the Aptis team

Please contact us at info@britishcouncil.org.my if you have any questions.