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Advanced Placement Exams

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Introduction

AP Exams are offered by the College Board of the United States. The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) is one of the examination centres appointed by the College Board to hold AP Exams in Hong Kong
  • Students who take Advanced Placement (AP) exams are immersed in university-level learning while still in secondary school.
  • AP is recognized by universities around the world as a standard of academic excellence. Universities offer advanced placement, credit or both, and/or recognize AP in their admission process.

(Extracted from AP: A World-Class Academic Experience)

 

 

AP International Recognition

AP Exams are recognized over the world. Over 3,600 universities in more than 55 countries grant credits and / or advanced placement to AP students, including top-notch UK universities. For details, please view http://www.collegeboard.com/ap/creditpolicy

 

 

Resources for Preparing AP Exams

Resources for preparing AP Exams are available at

https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/apcourse 

 

 

Examination & Registration Timetable

AP Exams are offered in May every year internationally. More details on the exam date of each subject and other relevant information can be found on the Web site of the College Board at www.collegeboard.com or Bulletin for AP Students and Parents available at https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/digitalServices/pdf/ap/ap-bulletin-students-parents.pdf


The registration period for examinations in 2018 is as follows:

Examination Type / Dates Registration Period

AP Examination  

(Examination Date: 7 – 18 May 2018)

By Post

   8 January 2018 – 18 January 2018
  In Person   19 January 2018 – 1 February 2018
  Online    8 January 2018 – 9 March 2018
AP Late-testing  

(Examination Date: 23 – 25 May 2018)

  By Post   8 January 2018 – 18 January 2018
In Person   19 January 2018 – 1 February 2018
  Online    8 January 2018 – 6 April 2018

Online Registration: https://online.hkeaa.edu.hk/Portal/home.xhtml

Place of Registration: International and Professional Examinations Division
                                     
Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority 
                                     (San Po Kong Office) 
                                     3/F, 17 Tseuk Luk Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon

Office Hour:
                Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm 
                                    
Saturday:  9:00 am – 12:00 noon 
                                    
Except public holidays



During registration period, Notes to Applicants and Registration Form can be downloaded here or obtained from the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority offices:

Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
- San Po Kong Office
Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
- Wan Chai Office
International and Professional Examinations Division
3/F, 17 Tseuk Luk Street
San Po Kong
Kowloon
12/F, Southorn Centre
130 Hennessy Road
Wan Chai
Hong Kong

Applicants may submit their registration online via the HKEAA International and Professional Examinations Online Services at https://online.hkeaa.edu.hk/Portal/home.xhtml (Online Services) during the specified registration period. Before registration, applicants are required to create their own accounts with a vaild email address. After successful application and payment, applicants can login their accounts at the Registration Home Page to view their examination entries. The Authority cannot accept any responsibilities for unsuccessful registration because of technical/network failure.

Applicants may also submit their completed registration forms with payment (crossed cheque made payable to the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority) by post, in person or through a representative at the HKEAA San Po Kong Office : 3/F, 17 Tseuk Luk Street, San Po Kong, Kowloon. For postal registration, please ensure that sufficient postage is paid. The sender will bear any consequences arising from not paying sufficient postage.  The HKEAA cannot accept the responsibility for any delay / loss in mail services.

 

For Language subjects and Music Theory with limited seats available (i.e. subjects with an asterisk "*" on the registration form), applicants / candidates must contact the HKEAA to make reservation by email (tsa1@hkeaa.edu.hk) or telephone (852-36288191) before submission of registration.  Once the reservation is confirmed, the candidates will receive a reservation code which is required to be filled in on the registration form. The HKEAA will cancel the registration of those candidates who do not make reservation in advance and forfeit the examination fees paid.

 

Exam Fees

  • Exam fee per subject: HK$1,875
  • Exam fee per subject for late-testing: HK$2,546

 

Admission Form

  • E-admission form will be sent to applicants online via the HKEAA International and Professional Examination Online Services at https://online.hkeaa.edu.hk/Portal/home.xhtml (Online Services) around 1 month prior to the examination date. Applicants submitted their registration by post or in person (i.e. not via Online Services) are required to create their own accounts at Online Services with the email address provided on the registration form in order to receive their admission forms.
  • Applicants who have not received their admission forms two weeks before the examination date should contact the HKEAA for assistance.
  • Candidates should print their admission forms on a clean A4 paper and attend the examination at the assigned time / date / venue as specified on their admission forms.

 

Location of Exam Centres and Information to candidates


* REMINDER
Candidates and their representatives must NOT contact NOR request to visit their test centres. Doing so can result in the cancellation of the test centres.

*All candidates must bring along their own valid identification documents AND printed admission form AT THE SAME TIME to enter test centre for attending the test  

#Centre information is ONLY for helping test takers to locate their test centres. We apologize that test centre's information may change without any notification.

 

 

Enquiry

HKEAA
Address: 3/F, 17 Tseuk Luk Street,
San Po Kong, Kowloon,
Hong Kong
Tel.: (852) 3628 8191 / (852) 3628 8787
Fax: (852) 3628 8190
Email: tsa1@hkeaa.edu.hk

 

AP Services
Address: P.O. Box 6671,
Princeton, NJ 08541-6671
Tel.: (1) 212-632-1780
Fax: (1) 610-2908979
Email: apstudents@info.collegeboard.org
Website: www.collegeboard.com

 

 

 

Personal Data

 

Personal data of applicants / candidates are used by the HKEAA and the Examination Board for delivery of examination and assessment services. Whether you provide the requested personal data is voluntary.  However, if you fail to provide all the data, or if any of the data are inaccurate or incomplete, the HKEAA may not be able to accept your entry or provide all or part of the examination and assessment services. The personal data submitted may also be used for:  

  •  assisting tertiary institutions and other government / public organisations in their admissions processes;  
  • assisting tertiary institutions and other government / public organisations in respect of their requests for information in granting scholarships;  
  • assisting tertiary institutions and other government / public organisations to confirm the candidates’ eligibility for financial assistance or other forms of subsidization, in which case, the necessary personal data of the candidates may have to be disclosed to the concerned organisations for verification;  
  • certifying candidates’ examination results in response to legitimate requests;  
  • processing any refund or payment in relation to the examination;  
  • conducting educational research and analysis in an anonymous format in which the identities of candidates are not traceable; and  
  • marketing the services and products of the Examination Board (including examination services, courses, events, publication, and other examination materials or resources) subject to the consent of the applications/candidates*.  

The HKEAA may also transfer the personal data of applicants / candidates to third parties for use for the above purposes or other directly related purposes, including government/public organisations, schools and educational institutions, banks (for processing refund or payment), and service providers providing various administrative or technical services to facilitate the delivery of the examination and assessment services including but not limited to data punching, registration process, dispatch of examination documents, and the capture, disposal or other processing of data.

In compliance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, access to all personal data will be made available, on payment of a fee, to anyone who can establish his / her right to be informed of such data as are retained by the HKEAA. Please also note that applicants' / candidates' personal data / correspondence / other information received by the HKEAA may be transferred to the Examination Board concerned for delivery of examination and assessment services and for any of the above mentioned purposes or other directly related purposes.  In general, upon completion of an examination or examination series and all the connecting examination services, the HKEAA will transfer all such data to the Examination Board who will then assume full control of such data. By then, candidates should approach the Examination Board direct for their personal data/information handling policies if necessary.

* If  you have given consent but wish to withdraw your consent for your personal data to be used for this purpose, please send a letter of request to the Authority.
 

Applicants / Candidates should accept that the HKEAA shall not be responsible for any non-performance of duties where such non-performance has been caused by an act of God, labour strike, natural disaster, governmental action or intervention, riot, or any other cause not reasonably foreseeable and beyond the reasonable control of the HKEAA. The HKEAA, including their contractors and subcontractors, shall not be liable to anyone claiming for any damages which are caused by, arising from or otherwise related to the failure of staff members, examination personnel or the examination centres to comply with the examination regulations, policies or procedures.  

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

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