Educational documents issued in languages other than English must be accompanied by literal, word-for-word translations into English by credible sources such as professional translation services, embassies, consular offices, language departments of US universities or other learning institutions.
All requests for evaluations must be accompanied by documents in the original language in which they were issued and by official English translations.
Official (original) documents in the language of issue are required for course-by-course evaluations.
Note that individuals who have earned education in certain countries must also provide additional credential verification from sources within those countries prior to evaluation of credentials by Foreign Credential Evaluations, Inc.
(Chinese and West African students see below.) Document-by-Document Evaluation Application for Individuals: Law Firm/Company Fees Please click here for special instructions for Chinese students.
Students from countries in West Africa under the jurisdiction of the West African Examinations Council, including Nigeria, Liberia, the Gambia, Ghana, and Sierra Leone will need to provide their West African Senior School Certificate and also a Scratch Card which can be obtained by contacting
Prior to issuing an evaluation, FCE must receive the serial number and PIN number of the scratch card from the applicant.
If documents are not in English, certified English translations must be attached.
A complete transcript must be submitted if a grade average is required.
After a preliminary review of the records, a syllabus may be requested by Evaluation Service, Inc.
In case of insufficient information or incomplete documentation, a request for additional documentation will be issued.
An evaluation report will be issued only after all materials have been submitted. reserves the right to review original documents for verification purposes.Photocopies of all documents become the property of Evaluation Service, Inc.In 2012, Governor Brown issued Executive Order B‑18‑12, which directed state agencies to take various steps primarily designed to achieve the environmental goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the state.One of the directions included in the executive order was to increase the number of state‑owned buildings that are is, they generate as much energy onsite through renewable sources as they consume over a one‑year period.