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.

The QA i-Portal will undergo system maintenance from 9:00am to 1:00pm on 23 February 2019 (Saturday). The site will be temporarily suspended during that time. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.
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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

  • 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.