Due to a high number of fraudulent documents arriving in university letterhead envelopes, we require that we receive a CHESICC or CDGDC verification of all coursework and degrees completed in the People’s Republic of China.
Please visit either the China Higher Education Student Information and Career Center or the China Higher Education Student Information and Career Center for more information.
No. FACS does not evaluate educations in the medical field.
Please use our office address. Here, we can receive and even sign for your documents, giving you peace of mind.
105 West Vandalia St., Suite 120
Edwardsville, IL 62025
No, you do not have to upload your documents. If you can, however, it may help to speed up your application a bit!
As soon as you submit your application with us, you will be assigned a new FACS Application ID. This code will also be emailed to you!
Yes! Check your email for a confirmation of your application. As soon as you submit your application, we begin the process of moving you along your journey!
Official English language translations must accompany official copies of records that are in another language. Official records including transcript and diploma, in the original language must be submitted with English language translations.
We recommend that you contact the American Translators Association (ATA) for a reliable translation agency near you.
Please provide us with official transcripts of your coursework in the United States so that we may include a statement about that work, providing the most complete picture of your education.
If you have taken transfer courses, even if they appear on another school’s transcript, we will require that you provide us with an official transcript from the schools at which the courses were completed.
FACS does not advise individuals about the board of accountancy to which they should apply. You should review the requirements of the various boards of accountancy in order to determine the board(s) to which you should apply.
Note >> The requirements differ among boards of accountancy in the United States. It is essential that you review and understand the requirements of the board to which you plan to apply.
Your college or university should send FACS an official certificate reporting the courses in which you are currently enrolled. Applicants to states that provide Certificates of Enrollment, who are currently enrolled in courses at a college or university outside the United States, should submit a Certificate of Enrollment reporting these courses to FACS.
Subsequently, if you wish an evaluation to include these courses as completed, you should request another evaluation from FACS, and have your school send us an official transcript of your academic record reporting your completion of these courses and submit an evaluation fee payment.
Yes. You are advised to apply for the Uniform CPA Examination as soon as you know to which testing window you will apply. If you prefer to receive your evaluation before you apply for the Uniform CPA Examination, you should submit your evaluation request to FACS as soon as possible.
If the documentation submitted is not sufficient for evaluation, FACS may request the applicant to provide additional or other records and/or to complete supplemental forms describing his or her educational preparation. The applicant will be notified of additional documents required by e-mail. Documents requested must be provided within a one-year period, at which time records will be discarded and the evaluation process will have to be initiated again.
Original records submitted by the applicant will be returned if so requested. A note must be included on the application form, and mailing services for the return of original records are provided on page three (3) of the application form. FACS does not accept liability for loss or damage of records during mailing. Please note that we are unable to send you documents received directly from schools or institutions.
Rush Services are offered on the application form for evaluation. Rush Services begin upon receipt and approval of all required documents, application forms and fee payments. Applications with rush service requested are reviewed within 48 hours of receipt. Mailing time is not included in rush service time frame. Mailing options may be selected on the form.
If additional information is required to complete the evaluation, and it cannot be provided within the time frame for rush services, we will place the application in the regular processing queue and refund the rush service fee, minus a processing fee. The processing fee is 25% of the rush service fee. If selecting Rush Service, you must agree to the terms by checking the appropriate box on the application form.