1.1. The Online Store pages will guide you through the steps you need to take to register for an Aptis ESOL test. The online registration process allows you to verify and correct any errors before submitting your registration. Read carefully and check your registration at each stage of the online registration process.
1.2. Registration to an Aptis ESOL exam in Spain can be made directly by the Test Taker, or through an Agent, preparation centre, University, school or any other institution (from now on, Preparation centre), dully authorised by the British Council (from now on, Examining centre).
1.3. Registration to an Aptis ESOL General, For Teachers or Advanced exam in Spain is only allowed to candidates with a minimum age of 16 at the time of the test session. The British Council reserves the right to cancel any entry made by/on behalf of a Test Taker of less than 16 years old.
1.4. By submitting an online registration for an Aptis ESOL test through the Online Store, you confirm that you are at least 18 years of age. If the person who is going to take the Aptis ESOL test is under 18 years of age, it will be obligatory to state the contact details of the parent or legal guardian of the person taking the Aptis ESOL test. Likewise, it will be mandatory to complete the corresponding consent form “Authorisation for the release of minors without adult accompaniment”.
1.5. Full name and date of birth on your booking must match exactly with those in your Identification document. Failure to do so may result in you not being admitted into the test room nor entitled to a refund of fees.
1.6. As part of your Aptis ESOL customer journey, you will be asked to provide the number of your Identification document. The following rules apply:
a) EU Nationals can provide a European Union ID Card (for Spanish nationals, DNI) or Passport number.
b) You cannot register for Aptis exams in Spain with a Spanish NIE (Número o Tarjeta de Identificación de Extranjeros), driving license or residence permit.
c) Non-EU nationals must provide a Passport number.
d) The Identification document provided must be valid on the test date.
e) You are required to inform the test centre of any changes or incidents related to your identity document at least 48 hours before the test date (e.g. loss or theft). On the day of the exam, you must provide a copy of the police report reporting the theft or loss, together with another valid identification document (original copy only). Failure to do so may result in you not being admitted into the test room nor entitled to a refund of fees. EU nationals check point a) for accepted documents. Non-EU nationals check point c).
Please read carefully terms applicable to identification procedures on the test day in Section 7.
1.7.a) Once you have completed the registration, you will receive an Order Acknowledgement.
b) Once the Payment Processor receives a legitimate payment for the Products from your designated bank account, or payment is otherwise made in accordance with these terms, an Order Confirmation will be emailed to you.
1.8. Important: Candidates wishing to re-register to an Aptis ESOL Advanced test will only be able to do so to an exam date scheduled at least 3 months after the last Aptis Advanced test taken.
1.9. In the event that a candidate re-registers for an Aptis ESOL Advanced session scheduled within this 3-month period, the British Council will contact candidate to offer postponement to a later date. If this alternative is not convenient to the candidate, the British Council will process a refund for the full test fee.
1.10. Where a registration deadline is set with regard to a specific test date, the British Council reserves the right not to accept registrations after the registration deadline.
1.11. Details regarding the Aptis ESOL test will be provided in the description of the Aptis test as part of the online registration process and will be sent to you as part of the Confirmation of Entry email in accordance with clause 7.1.
a) References to Parts are to the parts of these terms and, unless stated otherwise, references to clauses in a Part are to the clauses of that Part.
b) Any words following the terms including, include, in particular, for example or any similar expression are illustrative.
c) Any references to calendar are to the Gregorian (western) calendar and any reference to day means calendar day, or month means calendar month.