30 Napier Road 258509
Telephone number
+65 6807 1588
Telephone number
+65 6472 1010
Telephone number


Our Napier Road Centre is centrally located in beautiful tropical surroundings and a five minute bus ride from Orchard (NS22) MRT Station.

Courses and services offered 

We offer a variety of courses through our English Language Centre and Teacher Development Centre:

Besides courses, our Arts, UK Education, UK Transnational Education, UK Alumni and Examinations Services teams are also based here. 

A dedicated Examinations Customer Services team to serve you better for exams-related phone enquiries, in-person registration and exams certificate collection.

Certification Service

The British Council in Singapore provides a certification service, which is a confirmation that a photocopy is a true copy of an original document.  Please note that this is not a confirmation of the authenticity of the original certificate.  At the moment we do not provide legalisation service. This service is available only at our Napier Road Centre, from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To have your documents certified, please follow the steps here


Our centre provides an excellent learning environment for our students with:

  • 574.58 m2 floor area with 16 purpose-built classrooms, including two purpose-built for computer-assisted testing and a capacity of 18 students per classroom
  • Each classroom is equipped with an interactive whiteboard and a digital visualiser
  • Wireless laptop computer facilities and free Internet access
  • Eight meeting rooms
  • Adult learners learning zone and computer room
  • Young learners learning zone
  • Café

Virtual tour

Opening hours and holidays

Business Hours for English Course Enquiries and Registrations

Day Time
Monday - Friday 0900 - 1930
Saturday - Sunday 0900 - 1600
Public holidays Closed

Examinations Customer Services

We have a dedicated Exams Customer Services team in operation to serve you better. For exams-related enquiries, in-person registration and exam certificate collection, our operating hours are as follows:

Day Operating Hours
Service Peak Hours
Monday - Friday 1000 - 1800 1200 - 1400 (Mon, Tue, Fri)
Saturday 0830 - 1630 1100 - 1500
Sundays and Public Holidays Closed

Contact Number: +65 6807 1599 (Press 3 for Exams team)

Customers may experience longer waiting times during our service peak hours. Alternatively, email us at sgexamteam@britishcouncil.org.sg for all your exams-related enquiries.

Public holidays and closure in 2020

Date Holiday
1 January New Year's Day
25 - 27 January  Chinese New Year
10 April Good Friday
1 May Labour Day
7 May Vesak Day
24-25 May Hari Raya Puasa
31 July Hari Raya Haji
9 - 10 August National Day
14 November  Deepavali
24 December Closed for Christmas Eve
25 December Christmas Day
26 December Closed for Boxing Day

Contact and location

Based in the heart of downtown Singapore, our Napier Road Centre is close to many international embassies. Our convenient location puts us within reach of many tourist destinations such as Orchard Road, Universal Studios, Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay. Our centre is just a stone's throw away from the Singapore Botanic Gardens - Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Car park

There is no parking available at the Napier Road Centre. The nearest parking spaces are:

  • Tanglin Mall, diagonally across from the Napier Road Centre. Its entrance is on Tanglin Road
  • Singapore Botanical Gardens Tanglin Gate at Cluny Road, next to the Gleneagles Hospital.

Nearest MRT station

Napier Road Centre is just a five minute bus ride from Orchard (NS22) MRT station. You can take SBS Transit 7, 111, 123, 174 or SMRT 75, 77 or 106 to our centre from Orchard station.

Plan your bus route

  • SBS Transit - 7, 105, 111, 123, 132, 174, 174M, 502
  • SMRT - 75, 77, 106, NR8


Taxi company Customer service hotline
One-Call Taxi Booking Hotline +65 6342 5222
CityCab Pte Ltd and Comfort Transportation Pte Ltd +65 6552 4525
Hold Dreams Together Singapore Holding Pte Ltd +65 6258 8888
Premier Taxis Pte Ltd +65 6476 3033
Prime Car Rental & Taxi Services Pte Ltd +65 6778 0808
SMRT Taxis Pte Ltd +65 6555 8888
Trans-Cab Services Pte Ltd +65 6555 6666