Sri Lanka, a late addition to ACCA exam-centre cancellation list

Colombo, Sri Lanka - December 7, 2016: The towers and domes of Jami-Ul-Alfar Mosque (Red Masjid), located behind the numerous tuk tuks and stalls in narrow street of Pettah market, on December 7 in Colombo.

ACCA updated its exam-centre cancellation list on 27 May, putting Sri Lanka on the new list.

There are now 68 countries where no exam-centre based exams will take place. In five other countries only some centres will be open.

Here’s the new updated lists…

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

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, Maldives*, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Montserrat, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, Norway, Pakistan* Papua New Guinea, Peru, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Soloman Islands, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, St Helena, St Maarten, St Vincent, Sweden, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkey, Turks and Caicos, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Vanuatu, Venezuela, 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. 

Austrailia: Sydney, Melbourne
Indonesia: Jakarta
New Zealand: Auckland
South Africa: Johannesburg, Pretoria, Capetown, Durban
Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City

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.

Malaysia – All exams booked for evening slots have been cancelled due to the national curfew.  Additionally, all exams in the following exam centres in Alor Setar, Ipoh, Kota Bharu & Kuantan have been cancelled.

Impacted students will be offered opportunity to enter remote exams.

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