In view of the current novel coronavirus outbreak, HKCAAVQ will maintain core and limited services only and the issuance of assessment reports has been affected. Both appointment and report collection services will be suspended till 31 October 2020. Thank you for your patience.

The Qualifications Assessment service is experiencing an exceptionally large volume of applications, please note that we might take longer to acknowledge and assess your application. We will strive to do our best and contact you as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

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  QA i-Portal

Welcome to the HKCAAVQ QA i-Portal!

You are strongly advised to read the Process of Qualifications Assessment and Outcomes of Qualifications Assessment pages before applying for qualifications assessment.

QA i-Portal allows you to:

  • Submit qualifications assessment application form
  • Upload qualifications documents
  • Pay assessment fee
  • Track your application

Online submission:

Individual Applicant

Corporate Applicant

Submit in person

  • 2020.09.14

  • Proof of supervised teaching practice conducted during COVID-19 pandemic period   

    For applicants applying for Teacher Registration/ Teacher Appointment Purpose and intending to submit teacher training qualification(s) with supervised teaching practice(s) conducted during COVID-19 pandemic period, please read the ‘Additional Information required for teaching practice(s) conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic period’ in ‘Samples of Teaching Practice’ under ‘Help/Forms’, in addition to Point 10 of Guidance Notes for Application.

    2020.09.01

  • Subsidy for Persons Holding Non-local Qualifications to Conduct Qualifications Assessment (SNQQA)

  • As from 1 September 2020, the Education Bureau will subsidize people with economic needs to conduct qualifications assessment, please visit Education Bureau’s website to know more about the criteria and coverage of the SNQQA Scheme.

  • 2020.04.08

  • Revised Administration Fee Chargeable for Qualifications Assessment

  • As from 1 April 2020, the revised “Qualifications Assessment – Guidance Notes for Application” (click here) is available on the QA i-Portal. In relation to the termination of a QA application and the fee chargeable, please refer to Clause 21; i.e. “If HKCAAVQ terminates the application due to insufficient information, voluntary withdrawal approved by HKCAAVQ or other reasons, a refund of the assessment fee paid will be made to the applicant after deducting an administrative charge of one-third of the original assessment fee…”.

  • 2020.02.07

  • Revised Fee Schedule for Qualifications Assessment

  • In accordance with the HKCAAVQ Ordinance (Cap. 1150), the Permanent Secretary for Education has, under delegated authority, approved a fee adjustment for qualifications assessment services provided by the HKCAAVQ.

    From 1 April 2020 (10am), the fee for qualifications assessment for different purposes will be adjusted as follows:

    For Quality Migrant Admission Scheme (QMAS) purpose: HK$3,365 (US$435)

    For teacher registration purpose: HK$3,130

    For general purpose: HK$2,835

    The revised Guidance Notes and information sheets incorporating the fee adjustment will be made available on the QA i-Portal on 1 April 2020.

  • 2019.03.01

    Revised Fee Schedule for Qualifications Assessment

  • In accordance with the HKCAAVQ Ordinance (Cap. 1150), the Permanent Secretary for Education has, under delegated authority, approved a fee adjustment for qualifications assessment services provided by the HKCAAVQ.

    From 1 April 2019 (10am), the fee for qualifications assessment for different purposes will be adjusted as follows:

    For Quality Migrant Admission Scheme (QMAS) purpose: HK$3,225 (US$415)

  • For teacher registration purpose: HK$3,000
  • For general purpose: HK$2,715
  • The revised Guidance Notes and information sheets incorporating the fee adjustment will be made available on the QA i-Portal on 1 April 2019.
  • 2019.02.01
  • Revision of the Assessment guidelines on Costa Rica Qualifications

  • After consideration of the latest updates on Costa Rica institutions and qualifications by UK NARIC published in November and December 2018, the Qualifications Assessment service has revised its assessment guidelines to align with those of UK NARIC for the assessment of Costa Rica’s qualifications with immediate effect.

  • 2018.07.16

  • Information related to applications for Teacher Registration/Appointment Purpose updated

  • To facilitate better understanding of supervised teaching practice, information related to supervised teaching practice has been updated in Guidance Notes for Applications Point 10, Information Sheet for QA Applicants seeking to becoming teachers in Hong Kong and General Information on local Teacher Training Qualifications documents. Samples of Teaching Practice Proof has been added under ‘Help/Form’ for applicant’s reference. 

  • 2018.06.13

  • Termination of Paper Qualifications Assessment Application Submission

  • Application Forms for Qualifications Assessment in paper format received after 1 July 2018 will not be processed and returned to the original senders.

  • Individual and Organisational applicants should submit their applications via QA i-Portal to avoid delays.

  • Should you have any questions regarding the above, please feel free to contact us at 3658 0285.
  • 2018.03.07
  • Revised Fee Schedule for Qualifications Assessment

    In accordance with the HKCAAVQ Ordinance (Cap. 1150), the Permanent Secretary for Education has, under delegated authority, approved a fee adjustment for qualifications assessment services provided by the HKCAAVQ.
  • From 3 April 2018 (10am), the fee for qualifications assessment for different purposes will be adjusted as follows:

  • For Quality Migrant Admission Scheme (QMAS) purpose: HK$3,105 (US$400)
  • For teacher registration purpose: HK$2,890
  • For general purpose: HK$2,615
  • The revised Guidance Notes and information sheets incorporating the fee adjustment will be made available on the QA i-Portal on 3 April 2018.

  • 2018.02.15Please note that the QA i-Portal will undergo system maintenance from 9:00am to 1:00pm on 24 February 2018 (Saturday). The site will be temporarily suspended during that time. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.
  • 2018.02.15Please note that the online payment system will be suspended at the following times for maintenance:
  • (a) from 3:00a.m. 16th Feb 2018 (Friday) to 5:00a.m. 16th Feb 2018 (Friday); and
  • (b) from 6:00p.m. 23rd Feb 2018 (Friday) to 1:00p.m. 24th Feb 2018 (Saturday).
  • To check your payment status, please click on to "My Online Payment". 
  • 2018.01.08The QA i-Portal has been launched today.
  • 2017.09.01The QA i-Portal service will be launched in early January 2018.
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