Dear applicant, if you started an application during the year of 2018 and you did not complete it yet, please make sure to finish it by Dec 31 2018, as all of incomplete applications will be deleted on this date.


  • General Evaluation (for high school / secondary education level documentation and higher education / university documentation) cost: US$90.00.
  • Grade Evaluation (for high school / secondary education level documentation ONLY) cost: US$155.00.

Rush Services

  • RUSH services are usually completed within three to five business days after all required documents and all fees have been received.
  • The cost for RUSH services is an additional 100% of the fees to be paid for the evaluation and/or translation selected.
  • RUSH services are available to all clients however, if your file requires verfication the time frame is dependent on the response time of the verifying institution. The file will be completed within three to five business days from the verification response date, if the documents are verified as authentic.


Additional Official/Sealed Copies

  • Two copies of the evaluation report are issued to each client.

    • one original/unsealed for the client

    • one official/sealed for the institution of the client's choice

  • Additional copies are available to all clients.

    • The cost is US$20.00 per copy if requested at the time application is submitted.

    • The cost is US$30.00 per copy if requested after an evaluation has been completed.

  • Requests for additional copies submitted after the evaluation has been completed will be processed in approximatley one week. Rush services are not available for extra copy requests.

  • If you have previously had an evaluation completed by AES in 2012 or later and would like additional official copies of your completed evaluation, you must submit a request online. You will need to log into your account here. Refer to this guide for step by step instructions.

    If you do not recall which email address you used, we may look it up for you based on your name or client ID. You may then reset your password to access your account.

  • If your previous evaluation was completed in 2011 or prior, please complete our Extra Copy Request Form. Please do not use this form is you already have an online account as this will delay processing. Refer to the instructions above for evaluations completed 2012 and later.

Updated Evaluation

  • If your evaluation was previously completed by AES, you may request that we reopen your file to add documents to your evaluation or to update the level of the evaluation previously completed.
  • A complete new evaluation fee is required for all updates.
  • You do not need to reopen your file if you only want extra copies.
  • If you require an update evaluation, please complete our Update Application. Please do not submit a new online application as this will delay the processing of your file.

Postage Fees

  • Each evaluation and/or translation includes two copies; one unsealed, original copy for the client and one sealed, official copy for the institution. A separate mailing fee is required for each address provided.

  • An additional mailing fee is required for diplomas submitted in a separate tube or any oversized document.

  • Prices are as follows:

    • Within the United States: US$30.00
    • Canada, Caribbean & Mexico: US$40.00
    • All other countries: US$50.00

  • We utilize the FedEx Express service for all domestic packages which arrive within 1 business day. All packages require signature. Note: FedEx cannot deliver to P.O. Boxes. USPS Express Mail services will be used instead.

  • International shipments are carried by FedEx and should arrive within 3 to 5 business days, in most cases. All packages require signature.

  • Please note that these timelines are provided by the carriers and are not guaranteed by AES. All shipments include tracking information sent to the email address on file. If you will not be home at the expected delivery, please follow instructions in your email notification to reschedule delivery or pick up the package at an authorized FedEx pick up point.

Payment Options

  • Pre-payment of evaluation and translation fees is required before we can review documents for evaluation.

  • All fees paid are non-refundable except in case of overpayment. Fees are not refundable when clients cancel services previously requested for any reason.

  • In some cases we may decline to provide services to the client. If so, we will maintain a $50 application fee for the review and processing of the file.

  • We accept checks, money orders and Visa & MasterCard credit card payments. (No American Express, Discover, cash, or wire transfers.)

  • Please make all checks and money orders payable to Academic Evaluation Services, Inc. All returned checks will incur a $30 NSF fee. No services will be provided until fees paid by personal check are cleared by the bank.
  • If you have been asked by AES staff to submit additional payment for your services you should have recieved an email to the account on file with a secure link to pay via credit card. If you prefer, you may mail a check or money order to our office. Refer to Contact Us for our mailing address.