Application for Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials
I NS TR UC TI ON S
Please read the instructions section carefully. Return the completed application form together with your credentials and fee(s) to ACEI.
1. GENERAL PROCEDURES
An evaluation will be processed upon receipt of the following: Completed ACEI Application form 2 complete sets of OFFICIAL/ORIGINAL Academic Documents issued in the native language by the institution (see Section 4) Certified English Translations (2 complete sets) Evaluation fee (see Section 5) Application Mailing Please mail the application, documents and fees to one of the following 2 mailing address: 1a. First Class Mail, Certified, Registered Mail – please mail to: P.O. Box 6908, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, USA 1b. Courier/Overnight Mail (e.g., FedEx, DHL, TNT, UPS) – please mail to: ACEI, Box 188, 9461 Charleville Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, USA
(WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?)
NOTE: ACEI does not have a walk-in service. All applications and documents must be mailed to one of the 2 addresses shown above.
2. PROCESSING TIME
(HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?)
2a. Standard Processing Time ACEI requires at least 10-15 business days to complete an evaluation from the day ALL documents listed in Section 1 are received. 2b. RUSH Service To meet deadlines, ACEI offers RUSH Service. Applying for RUSH Service guarantees completion of the evaluation within the time-line selected (see Section 5c. for cost). The RUSH Service does not include express mailing of the evaluation. The fee for RUSH Service is in addition to the evaluation fee. DO NOT SEND PERSONAL CHECK FOR RUSH. One (1) Business Day (evaluation is completed within 1 business day from receipt of documents) Three (3) Business Day (evaluation is completed within 3 business day from receipt of documents) Five (5) Business Day (evaluation is completed within 5 business day from receipt of documents) NOTE: You must provide ORIGINAL/OFFICIAL Academic Documents for RUSH service evaluations. The RUSH Service goes into effect ONLY when all required fees, application and educational credentials have been received by ACEI.
3. TYPES OF EVALUATION REPORTS
(WHAT TYPE OF EVALUATION REPORT DO I NEED?)
ACEI provides three types of evaluation reports to meet the specific needs of individuals and institutions and/or agencies requiring the evaluation. Please read the descriptions of each report shown below and select the report type that best suits your needs and those of the agency or institution for which the evaluation is intended. If you are unsure as to what type of report to select, please contact the agency or institution requiring the evaluation or ACEI. 3a. Basic Report Suitable for: Employment (except teaching), Immigration, and Military Enlistment identifies and describes each transcript, grade report, examination record, marks sheet, certificate, diploma, or degree submitted for evaluation identifies the institution(s) attended and location(s) provides profile(s) on the institution(s) and programs(s) (institution status, entrance criteria, length of study) recommends the U.S. educational equivalent of each level of study and credentials earned 3b. California Board of Accountancy/CPA Exam-Course Report Suitable for: Professional Certification (CPA) with California State Board of Accountancy ONLY identifies and describes each transcript, grade report, examination record, marks sheet, certificate, diploma, or degree submitted for evaluation identifies the institution(s) attended and location(s) provides profile(s) on the institution(s) and programs(s) (institution status, entrance criteria, length of study) recommends the U.S. educational equivalent of each level of study and credentials earned provides a list of...