Important information on COVID-19 for British Council customers and partners

Following the recent lockdown developments, the British Council is resuming its operations with several restrictions in place until further notice. They are as follows:

English Teaching Centre 

To continue to protect the health and safety of our students, all British Council English classes are now being delivered online. Please visit to register and book your online consultation with our experts.

Please do not hesitate to contact our customer services team at or 4030200 / 59191505 should you have any questions on how to join our online classes. Our commitment to the safety of our students as well as to their continued access to learning remains unwavering. 

Examination services


In light of the lockdown being lifted in Mauritius, we're resuming computer-delivered IELTS from 07 July 2020, with even faster results in just 5-7 days. Please visit to book and pay for your test online.

To continue to protect the health of IELTS test takers, in light of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we're taking strict sanitation measures to ensure our equipment and systems are safe and are in line with Government directives on physical distancing. 

We would like to offer you support to help you prepare for IELTS during this challenging time; please visit for our free online preparation offers and activities.

Professional and University exams

All Professional and University exams are still suspended until further notice. Please check this page for further updates on restarting professional and university exams. You may also contact your awarding body to get the latest information when your exams will be re-scheduled.

Programmes in arts, education and society

All programmes in Arts, Education and Society in Mauritius have also been suspended until further notice. 

Customer contact

Our offices are temporarily closed to the public for the time being, but you can contact us via telephone 59191505 / 4030200 or email

During this uncertain time, our students, customers and partners’ health is our priority.

Please stay up to date on current welfare guidelines, available here: