Checklists for exams

You want your exam to run as smoothly as possible. Make sure you have everything you need.

Before the exam

  • About three weeks before the exam you will receive your “Confirmation of Entry” which outlines the place, date and time of your exam.
  • Register for the Cambridge Online Results Service using your Candidate ID and Pin Number that you receive with your “Confirmation of Entry”.
  • If you have any questions, contact us as early as possible before the exam day.
  • Check the date, time and address of your exam and how long it will take you to travel there. You should plan to get to the exam early.
  • Follow the directions to the exam room or go to reception and ask for directions.
  • For some exams it may be necessary to have your photo taken for proof of identification. If that is the case, you will need to fill out the “Test Day Photo Form” that we email you in advance. If you are under age, a legal guardian will need to sign the “Test Day Photo Form”.

What to bring with you on exam day

  • On the day of the exam you will need photo identification (ID), for example your passport or national ID card. It must be an original (it cannot be a copy) and have your photo. School ID cards will not be accepted.
  • Bring pens, pencils, erasers and sharpeners.
  • Only water is allowed on your desk in the exam room. Other food and drink will not be permitted on your desk during the exam.
  • Bags, phones, and any electronic devices cannot be brought into the exam room. A cloak room will be provided and manned at all times. We recommend leaving any electronic devices, which you do not wish to leave in the cloak room, at home.

During the exam

  • We will tell you where to put things you cannot have at your desk, e.g. your bags, phones etc.
  • There will be a clock in the exam room.
  • Your ID needs to be on your desk. Take it out of your bag before the exam starts.
  • The invigilator will read out instructions. Listen carefully and make sure you follow them. If you didn’t understand something, raise your hand to ask.
  • If you have any questions, want to leave the room or need help, raise your hand to ask.
  • Follow the instructions of the invigilator very carefully. If you break the rules or are thought to be cheating you will be removed from the exam. More information regarding this can be found under “Notice to Candidates” and “Summary Regulations for Candidates”.
  • At the beginning of the listening test, check that you can hear the test well enough. Raise your hand immediately if you cannot hear the recording.

At the end of the exam

  • When the invigilator tells you to stop writing, do so immediately.
  • When the invigilator collects your exam, give them all papers, including question papers, answer sheets, any notes you made, etc.
  • Stay in your seat until the invigilator says you can leave the room.
  • Tell the invigilator immediately if you have any questions or problems.

After the exam

If you have registered for Cambridge’s Online Results Service, Cambridge will email you as soon as your results are available. You can then log in to the Online Results Service using the profile you created and see your results.


Your certificate will be delivered to us at anglo-german-institute. As soon as we receive it, we’ll send you an email with instructions on how you can receive your certificate. Upon request, for a shipping and handling fee, we can also send you your certificate by registered post.