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Confucius Institute


The deadline for each HSK examination is one month before the exam date. Applications received after the deadline will not be processed. As places are limited, early registration is recommended. The precise test time and venue will be confirmed by email at a later date once you have registered on Hanban.

How to proceed

In order to register to take the HSK examination level 1 - 6 students must first register with HANBAN on their website.

Once Hanban have confirmed registration, an email from the Confucius Institute will be sent with a payment link to the universities Estore website. 


Please note that from January 2018, the HSK Testing fees have changed. 

Our prices for each level are as follows:

  • Level 1 - £20
  • Level 2 - £30
  • Level 3 - £40
  • Level 4 - £50
  • Level 5 - £60
  • Level 6 - £70
  • HSKK beginner - £35
  • HSKK intermediate - £45
  • HSKK advanced - £55


Exam candidates for paper based exams will have the option to take a free mock examination (subject to availability). These sessions will be held one or two weeks before the exam. We apologise that these sessions cannot be rescheduled if you are unable to attend. 

We also offer tailored HSK preparation courses for students that require more help in preparing for the exam.