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    I am a private candidate doing Edexcel A level.I will be doing my As levels this may/June in Maldives this year.However I will not be able to do my A2 levels in Maldives next year as they have changed the dates to October/November.So my plan is to go to Srilanka in 2018 may June and do my A2 level exams.But will it be ok to do As and A2 level in 2 different countries ? And will the overall A level count as one if I do it like this.(The syllabus code is the same in both countries , only difference is center number)
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    Contact your british council for advice on this since this is quite tricky.

    But essentially it should be okay, since everytime you register for an exam; the british council is informed of your previous candidate number so they can transfer your UMS for eligiblity into the A2 programme.
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    I've never had to deal with someone changing countries part way through a qualification but have dealt with hundreds of candidates who have taken units at different centres within the UK to complete a qualification. In this case, as long as both centres use the same UCI (unique candidate identifier, a 12 digit single letter code) it will all be fine though your local 4 digit candidate number WILL change. It is all done by the exam board automatically - the British Council has no involvement in UK exams and I can't see they'd need to here either, though I'm not an expert on overseas entries.
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    Thankyou for your help guys.So who should I contact to clarify this? Edexcel or British council?
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    I'd try Edexcel first, but as I say, I'm not an expert on exams outside the UK.
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    (Original post by Luj99)
    Thankyou for your help guys.So who should I contact to clarify this? Edexcel or British council?
    Luj, for exams outside the UK you need to register your exams with the local british council in your region as they are the only local centre authorised to do so.

    Therefore contact the british council, which will coordniate some plan with the Edexcel exam board.

    Just remember, the british council are suprisingly useless when it comes to applying to unversities, so don't ask them for advise regarding that spectrum. Only seek their help in handlng your exams affairs.
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    I had contacted Edexcel today and they said as long as my unique candidate identification number is the same I'll be able to do it
 
 
 
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