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Update on IGSCE Exams in Yemen

Due to the ongoing situation, all IGCSE exams within Yemen have been suspended since 2015 based on several factors.

As IGCSE exams are paper-based, they require secure shipment to ensure uninterrupted and unopened delivery within a specified timeframe. Unfortunately, given the current circumstances, the British Council cannot guarantee this level of certainty at this time.

IGCSE exams are administered globally on the same dates and at the same time. However, due to the situation in Yemen, students may be unable to sit for exams, resulting in missing the entire session and having to wait for the next global dates. It is important to note that the availability of exams within the country cannot be guaranteed.

The British Council remains optimistic about resuming exams in Yemen in the future. However, this process may take some time as efforts are made to rebuild the necessary infrastructure, ensure exam integrity, and obtain approval from relevant exam bodies.

The British Council is committed to providing necessary support to Yemenis. As an alternative, exam candidates are encouraged to reach out to the British Council in neighbouring countries and explore the option of registering as private candidates. This option is available in the following countries:

It is important to stay updated as regulations in neighbouring countries can change frequently. We strongly advise checking with the respective British Council office in the country where you plan to sit for exams before making any travel arrangements. You can use the contact details provided on each country's website to get in touch with the country team and find information on timelines and required documents.

The British Council appreciates your understanding and patience. We are dedicated to supporting your educational aspirations and will keep you updated on any developments.

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