BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Examinations Council® (CXC®) has been monitoring local, regional and international developments as it relates to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), in order to ensure the organization directs its operations consistent with established national protocols in controlling the spread.

In the interests of protecting both staff and stakeholders and to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19, the Council has taken the decision to close its Eastern Zone Office in Barbados and extended the closure of its Western Zone Office in Jamaica, from Monday 30 March 2020, until further notice.

In the interim, we are taking the necessary steps to minimize disruptions to our activities during this critical time. Where possible, employees will be working remotely from their homes to maintain some of the core functions of the organizatio.

During this temporary closure, members of the public can access CXC Barbados by calling + 1 (246) 227-1700 or by email at For queries in Jamaica, our office can be reached at + 1 (876) 630-5200 or by email at Alternatively, access our website at: for information and general enquiries.

Students and teachers are encouraged to utilise the CXC Learning Hub – our e-Learning platform that provides learners and instructors with a single access point to multiple resources geared towards exam preparation is available at: