EW guide on registering your child at an international or private school in Hong Kong, where to get the registration forms & more.
17 February 2014| Last updated on 28 June 2017
All kindergarten and primary students need to show proof of their class at school.
For pre-school and K1 students are required to show their birth certificate as proof of age.
Kindergarten 1 – Primary 2 students are placed into a class according to their school class.
Students who would like to enrol our Cambridge Exam Preparation courses (K3-P2), Middle Primary(P3-P4), Upper Primary(P5-P6), Junior Secondary(S1-S2), Senior Secondary(S3-S4) and DSE Foundation/Exam preparation(S5-S6) courses have to take a placement test in order to place them in a class according to both their ability and age.
The placement test takes around 60 minutes to complete. We will then use the test results to help students find an appropriate class.
A parent's or guardian's signature is required for all new young learners (under 18) registrations (Kindergarten, Primary and Secondary courses) to acknowledge the acceptance of our terms and conditions.
Parents would need to register for students in British Council Hong Kong, Admiralty. Should parents not be able to turn up in person for registration, please download and sign the Registration Form (Pre-school and K1-P2)Download PDF Document / Registration Form (P3-P6)Download PDF Document / Registration Form (Secondary).
Registration in person:
Please visit our Customer Services Centre at 3/F, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty.
Postal registration(for Pre-school, Kindergarten 1 and Primary 1 to 2 students only):
Please fill in the registration form and send it back to our Student Services Centre with a copy of your child's student identity card or proof of their school class and a cheque made payable to 'British Council'. We do not accept post-dated cheques.
Book a placement test:
The placement test takes around 60 minutes to complete. We will then use the test to help students find an appropriate class.
You can book and pay via our Online Placement Testing Booking and Payment System
Test fee (non refundable): HK$80
You can pay by credit card, EPS or by cheque made payable to 'British Council'. We do not accept post-dated cheque or cash.
For further information about payment and refund policy, please read 'Payment Terms'.
Eligibility to studying in Hong Kong
You must present your HKID card or other valid documentation showing your eligibility to studying in HK upon registration.
Students with disabilities are catered for at our Admiralty centre. There is a lift from the ground floor lobby to all floors and disabled toilets on each floor.