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 is now in operation to serve you better for exams-related phone enquiries, in-person registration and exams certificate collection.

Certification Service

The British Council 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 the 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 tours

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


  1. Our Napier Road branch will be undergoing renovations from 08 December 2018 till early 2019. From 10 to 14 December, course registration will be available on Level 2, and the Examinations Customer Service Counter will be relocated to Level 3. Current classes remain ongoing as usual during this period.  
  2. On 15 and 16 December, course registration will be available at our Toa Payoh branch only.
  3. All our offices will be closed from 20 to 27 December 2019 for the Christmas holidays.  E-mails received between 20 to 27 December 2019 will be reviewed on the next working day, from 28 December 2019 onwards.

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

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.

Indonesian helpdesk (by appointment only)

Day Time
Wednesday 1330 - 1530

Call us at +65 6807 1599 or email contact@britishcouncil.org.sg to make an appointment.

Public holidays and closure in 2019

Date Holiday
1 January New Year's Day
5 - 6 February Chinese New Year
19 April Good Friday
1 May Labour Day
19 May Vesak Day
5 June Hari Raya Puasa
9 August National Day
11 - 12 August Hari Raya Haji
27 - 28 October Deepavali
20 - 27 December Scheduled Centre Closure

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 +65 6552 1111
Yellow Top Taxi +65 6293 5545
Trans-Cab Services Pte Ltd +65 6555 3333
SMRT Taxis Pte Ltd +65 6555 8888
Prime Car Rental & Taxi Services Pte Ltd +65 6898 2000
Smart Automobile Pte Ltd +65 6485 7777
Comfort Transportation Pte Ltd +65 6552 1111
Premier Taxis Pte Ltd +65 6363 6888