Welcome to the British Council

We are committed to making your experience of taking a Cambridge English examination with us as simple as possible 

We are happy to accept registrations from candidates throughout Bulgaria and run exams sessions not only in Sofia but also in other cities, subject to some minimum entry requirements.

Upcoming exam dates

The tables below show the upcoming Cambridge English examinations dates across Bulgaria. 

To register for your chosen date, visit our How to register page

Young Learners (YLE)

Exam dates

YLE tests include levels Starters, Movers and Flyers. These exams have no fixed dates.

  • If you are a parent and wish to register your child, please submit the registration via our online registration system
  • If you are a school/institution and wish to register a group of candidates to sit on a chosen date, please contact us within 8 weeks before your chosen test date. 

Prices

Exam  Exam type Price (BGN)
Pre A1 Starters

 

Paper based

150
A1 Movers 153
A2 Flyers 155

A2 Key

Paper based 

Exam Date Location  Registration Deadline  Speaking Test Period Price (BGN)
11 May 2019

 

All cities

28 March 2019 3 to 12 May 2019

 

248

12 October 2019

5 September 2019

4 to 13 October 2019
5 December 2019 30 October 2019 29 November to 8 December 2019

Computer based 

Exam Date Location Registration Deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
27 March 2019

 

Sofia, Plovdiv

7 March 2019 22 to 31 March 2019

 

248

4 July 2019 14 June 2019 28 June to 7 July 2019
24 October 2019 4 October 2019 18 to 27 October 2019

A2 Key for Schools

Paper based 

Exam Date Location Registration Deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
13 April 2019

 

All cities

6 March 2019 5 to 14 April 2019

 

248

18 May 2019 5 April 2019 10 to 19 May 2019
8 June 2019 25 April 2019 31 May to 9 June 2019
23 November 2019 16 October 2019 15 to 24 November 2019

Computer based 

Exam Date Location Registration Deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
17 May 2019

 

Sofia, Plovdiv

2 May 2019 10 to 19 May 2019

 

248

20 June 2019 3 June 2019 14 to 23 June 2019
16 November 2019 30 October 2019 8 to 17 November 2019

B1 Preliminary

Paper based 

Exam Date Location  Registration Deadline  Speaking Test Period Price (BGN)
11 May 2019

 

All cities

28 March 2019 3 to 12 May 2019

 

258

12 October 2019

5 September 2019

4 to 13 October 2019
5 December 2019 30 October 2019 29 November to 8 December 2019

Computer based  

Exam Date Location Registration Deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
27 March 2019

 

Sofia, Plovdiv

7 March 2019 22 to 31 March 2019

 

258

4 July 2019 14 June 2019 28 June to 7 July 2019
24 October 2019 4 October 2019 18 to 27 October 2018

B1 Preliminary for Schools

Paper based 

Exam Date Location Registration Deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
13 April 2019

 

All cities

6 March 2019 5 to 14 April 2019

 

258

18 May 2019 5 April 2019 10 to 19 May 2019
8 June 2019 25 April 2019 31 May to 9 June 2019
23 November 2019 16 October 2019 15 to 24 November 2019

Computer based  

Exam Date Location Registration Deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
17 May 2019

 

Sofia, Plovdiv

2 May 2019 10 to 19 May 2019

 

258

20 June 2019 3 June 2019 14 to 23 June 2019
16 November 2019 30 October 2019 8 to 17 November 2019

B2 First

Paper based 

Exam Date Location Registration Deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
9 March 2019 All cities 30 January 2019 1 to 10 March 2019

 

 

 

 

380

13 April 2019 Sofia, Varna 7 March 2019 5 to 14 April 2019
18 May 2019 Sofia, Plovdiv 5 April 2019 10 to 19 May 2019
11 June 2019 Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Stara Zagora, Sliven, Pleven, Ruse, Veliko Tarnovo 3 May 2019 7 to 16 June 2019
22 June 2019 Sofia 10 May 2019 14 to 23 June 2019
25 July 2019 All cities 14 June 2019 19 to 28 July 2019
12 October 2019 Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo, Burgas 4 September 2019 4 to 13 October 2019
14 December 2019 All cities 4 November 2019 6 to 15 December 2018

Computer based  

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
23 February 2019

 

 

Sofia, Plovdiv

7 February 2019 15 to 24 February 2019

 

  380

25 May 2019 8 May 2019 17 to 26 May 2019
27 September 2019 11 September 2019 20 to 29 September 2019
30 November 2019 14 November 2019 22 November to 1 December 2019

B2 First for Schools

Paper based 

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
16 March 2019

 

All cities

6 February 2019 8 to 17 March 2019

 

380

11 May 2019 1 April 2019 3 to 12 May 2019
8 June 2019 25 April 2019 31 May to 9 June 2019
16 November 2019 8 October 2019 8 to 17 November 2019

Computer based  

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
3 December 2019

 Sofia, Plovdiv

18 November 2019 29 November to 8 December 2019

380

C1 Advanced

PAPER BASED 

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
9 February 2019 All cities 3 January 2019 1 to 10 February 2019

 

 

  

 

395

16 March 2019 Sofia, Plovdiv 4 February 2019 8 to 17 March 2019
11 May 2019 Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna 2 April 2019 3 to 12 May 2019
1 June 2019 Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Stara Zagora, Sliven, Pleven, Ruse, Veliko Turnovo 19 April 2019 24 May to 2 June 2019
22 June 2019 Sofia 10 May 2019 14 to 23 June 2019
24 July 2019 All cities 17 June 2019 19 to 28 July 2019
23 August 2019 Sofia, Varna 12 July 2019 16 to 25 August 2019
7 September 2019 Sofia, Plovdiv  30 July 2019 30 August to 8 September 2019
19 October 2019 Sofia, Burgas, Veliko Tarnovo 10 September 2019 11 to 20 October 2019
2 November 2019 Sofia, Varna, Stara Zagora 25 September 2019 25 October to 3 November 2019
7 December 2019 All cities 24 October 2019 29 November to 8 December 2019

COMPUTER BASED

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
19 January 2019

 

 

 

 Sofia, Plovdiv

4 January 2019 11 to 20 January 2019

 

 

 

395

22 March 2019 5 March 2019 15 to 24 March 2019
6 April 2019 18 March 2019 29 March to 7 April 2019
29 June 2019 11 June 2019 21 to 30 June 2019
20 July 2019 5 July 2019 12 to 21 July 2019
21 September 2019 2 September 2019 13 to 22 September 2019
26 October 2019 8 October 2019 18 to 27 October 2019
5 December 2019 18 November 2019 29 November to 8 December 2019

C2 Proficiency

Paper based 

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
9 March 2019

 

All cities

29 January 2019 1 to 10 March 2019

 

405

13 June 2019 7 May 2019 7 to 16 June 2019
30 November 2019 24 October 2019 22 November to 1 December 2019

Computer based  

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
13 July 2019

 

Sofia, Plovdiv

25 June 2019 5 to 14 July 2019

 

405

23 November 2019 5 November 2019 15 to 24 November 2019

B1 Business Preliminary

Paper based 

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
14 March 2019

 

All cities

4 February 2019 8 to 17 March 2019

 

260

14 September 2019 30 July 2019 6 to 15 September 2019

Computer based  

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
22 February 2019

 Sofia, Plovdiv

6 February 2019 15 to 24 February 2019

  260

B2 Business Vantage

Paper based 

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
15 March 2019

 

All cities

4 February 2019 8 to 17 March 2019

 

390

13 September 2019 30 July 2019 6 to 15 September 2019

Computer based  

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
22 February 2019

 Sofia, Plovdiv

6 Februrary 2019 15 to 24 February 2019

390

C1 Business Higher

Paper based 

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
25 May 2019

 

All cities

16 April 2019 17 to 26 May 2019

 

400

16 November 2019 9 October 2019 8 to 17 November 2019

Computer based  

Exam Date Location Registration deadline Speaking test period Price (BGN)
21 March 2019

 Sofia, Plovdiv

5 March 2019 15 to 24 March 2019

400

Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT)

Exam dates

  • Test dates for TKT are offered once per month.
  • Please contact us at least 8 weeks prior to the chosen test month. 
  • Minimum entry requirements: 10 candidates for any combination of modules per session. 

Prices

Exam type Location Price (BGN)
Paper based All cities 98

Further information

Please contact us if you would like any further information. 

All exam dates are available on our online registration system

 

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