For your Invigilation Services Request (for Penang): Apply here

If your child needs to sit an entrance exam to gain admission into a UK boarding school, we can help administer the exam in Malaysia. 

How does it work?

  • Inform the boarding school that you would like the exam to be administered in Malaysia. 
  • Once the boarding school has given their confirmation, apply for your Invigilation Services Request by clicking on the 'Apply now' button on this page.
  • You will be required to make full payment online for this application.
  • You should apply your request to us at least one month before your exam. 

How much will it cost?

Our costs include venue hire, invigilation charges, secure storage of question papers & scripts and courier charges. Our costs do not include the exam fees charged by the boarding school. Please get in touch with the boarding school to discuss their exam fees. 

Normal examination hours are between 09.00 to 18.00 and are conducted on weekdays. Examinations held outside of this time and on weekends or public holidays will be charged differently. Please see our invigilation services fees list below for more information.

Information on the venue and time of your examinations will be emailed to you once the boarding school has confirmed the details.

Special arrangements

If you require special arrangements, please inform the boarding school as soon as possible.You should submit supporting medical documents to them. The boarding school will inform British Council of the necessary arrangements needed on the exam day.


The British Council and the examining boards take 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 their 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 retesting at a later date.


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