Our offices remain closed to the public. We are sorry for the disruption this causes but the health and safety of our staff and customers are our top priority. While we would like to resume our operations, we will only do this once we are certain we have the equipment and systems in place to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19 to an absolute minimum.

If you are a test-taker, a student or parents please see below for further details and our free online education offers and activities.

Examination and teaching centre services

To protect the health of our IELTS test takers in light of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), IELTS tests have been suspended in all test centres (Addis Ababa, Gondar and Mekele) until further notice in line with the directive issued by the Office of the Prime Minister of the Government of Ethiopia. Moreover, English classes have been suspended in Addis Ababa Teaching Centre until the same date.

For Teaching Centre English students, we plan to offer make-up classes as soon as the restrictions are lifted. A member of our Customer Services team will be in touch with you when more details are available.

For IELTS test takers, affected test-takers will be eligible for a transfer or refund by contacting us via the email information@et.britishcouncil.org

Meanwhile, please stay up to date on current welfare guidelines, available here: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Take care of yourselves,

The British Council Team