Updated: Thursday 19 June 2020

To support efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in Hong Kong, please find outlined below the measures the British Council in Hong Kong is taking. Please be assured that the health, safety and well-being of our customers, staff and the community in which we operate is our top priority.

We are running some restricted testing and teaching in Admiralty, TST and some offsite venues, with strict hygiene and social distancing measures in place.

Please put on your mask before entering the building. Your temperature will be scanned and you will need to make a travel and health declaration upon entry.


Computer-delivered IELTS tests are currently held at the British Council in Admiralty, theDesk and The Infocan Training Centre.

Pen and paper IELTS has resumed in our off-site centres.

We are running some UK school exams and Cambridge exams for young learners. 

For more information on exams, please visit here

English courses

We have resumed some limited in-centre English classes for K3, Primary, Secondary and Adults. 

We are currently running online teaching and learning for Phonics, Primary Plus, Secondary Plus and Adults for students who still want to study online.


As we are currently receiving a very large number of enquiries to our inbox, email and phone lines, our usual response time is delayed. Please accept our apologies for this, and we ask for your patience as we deal with them one-by-one.

 For enquiries relating to our English courses, please contact us at:  

  1. E-mail: enquiries@britishcouncil.org.hk                
  2. Live Chat through here
  3. Call: 2913 5100

For exams enquiries:

  1. E-mail: examinations@britishcouncil.org.hk                      
  2. Call: 2913 5100

More information on protecting yourself from Covid-19 can be found here: 



We are monitoring the situation very closely and will continue to update our measures in the days ahead. 

Many thanks for your continued support and understanding at this difficult time. 

The British Council in Hong Kong