Information for exams officers about how to enter students for exams. Includes resits, series opening and deadline dates, basedata, fees and transfers.

Centre approval

You can't enter your students for our exams unless we've approved your centre. Make sure you become a centre before you start teaching a course.

Our student section has information about private candidates.

Qualifications that don't use EDI or e-AQA

With the qualifications below, you can't make entries through EDI or e-AQA. Follow the links to talk to the subject teams directly.

Make entries using EDI or e-AQA

For other qualifications, you can make entries through either EDI or e-AQA.

Opening and deadline dates

When we upload the basedata files for the exam series, you can make entries with EDI from that day, and with e-AQA shortly after. Our exams update newsletter will also let you know when entries are open.

It's important you don't miss the dates below. If you do, you'll be charged an extra fee.

Series title

Series and year code

Basedata available to download

Entries deadline date

Deadline for Very Late Entries/
Amendment fees payable/
No refunds for withdrawal

November 2018
(GCSE entries in the November 2018 series are only available to students aged 16 or over on 31 August 2018)


3 September 2018

4 October 2018

25 October 2018

January 2019


7 September 2018

21 October 2018

15 December 2018

March 2019


12 October 2018

21 January 2019

21 February 2019

June 2019

6A19, 6G19

12 November 2018

21 February 2019

21 April 2019

Contact us

If you have a question about entries: