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How much is the application fee?

There may be a fee for COPA applications, depending on your applicant type. The fees for 2016-17 COPA applications were as follows (2017-18 fees to be confirmed):

Application Type


Organ Scholarship application only

No fee

Overseas application only


Overseas and Organ Scholarship application

£30.00, comprising £30.00 overseas application fee (there is no additional fee for Organ Scholarship applications)

If a fee is applicable, you will be asked to pay this fee by debit or credit card when you submit your COPA. If you know you’ll be unable to pay by debit or credit card, please contact the Cambridge Admissions Office (telephone: +44 (0)1223 333308; email: as soon as possible to discuss alternative payment methods.

If you’re selected for an interview outside the UK in 2017, you must also pay an interview fee of £150 at a later date (but prior to the interview itself). Further information on this payment will be provided in the correspondence inviting you to attend an interview.

COPA Register

The COPA form is currently closed and will open in early July for applications for 2018 entry (or deferred entry 2019).

COPA Contact

If you encounter problems completing the COPA please read the FAQs in the guide above or email COPA Help, for all other application enquiries please contact the Cambridge Admissions Office.

T+44 (0)1223 333308