New ACCA centre-based exam cancellations – 2 June

The Malaysian government’s imposition of new strict lockdown rules means ACCA has been forced to cancel all centre-based exams there for June.

A national curfew had been in place in Malaysia, but a two-week total lockdown has now been initiated.

Suriname (in South America) has also been added to the centre-based exam cancelled list for next week.

Here the updated list of cancellations and restrictions (as at 2 June 2021).

All centre-based exams in the following countries have been cancelled – remote exams have been made available:

Afghanistan, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Anguilla, Argentina, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Canary Islands, Colombia, Cook Islands, Denmark, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, French Polynesia, Iceland, India, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Malaysia, Maldives*, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Montserrat, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, Norway, Pakistan* Papua New Guinea, Peru, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Maarten, St Vincent, Suriname, Sweden, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkey, Turks and Caicos, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yap.

Pakistan* – only students who had existing centre entry will be offered opportunity to enter remote exams.  Some Strategic Professional exam bookings will still go ahead in centre, with others being offered remote exams.  Students will be notified by email of their circumstances.

Maldives* – only students with Applied Skills exam bookings will be offered option to book remote exams.  

The following countries are only running centre based exams in the stated locations. 

Australia: Sydney
Indonesia: Jakarta
New Zealand: Auckland
South Africa: Johannesburg, Pretoria, Capetown, Durban

All other exam centres in these countries have been cancelled.  Impacted students will have the opportunity to book a remote exam.

Countries no longer accepting centre-based exam bookings but where existing centre-based exam bookings are unaffected and will continue to take place: 

Netherlands, Lebanon, South Africa

Students in these markets wishing to make any new exam bookings will be able to enter remote session exams from 30 April.

Other locations impacted

Geneva – Strategic Professional exams have been cancelled.

Prague & Kiev – Reduced capacity restrictions means some students have had their exams cancelled.

Impacted students will be offered opportunity to enter remote exams.

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