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NANJING
FOREIGN LANGUAGES SCHOOL

Must-know  about 2016 AP application

Note: NFLS is approved by College Board ( College Board School Code 694268). We accept the AP applications of NFLS registered students from IB and NFLS main campus only. We also help our applicants with relevant procedures. We don’t accept applications from any other training bodies.  

Important note: all applicants must show his/ her ID card and student card when applying for AP test. Because of some changes, applicants can’t finish the application at a time at school, they should create an account at school, upload their photo, hand-written signature and submit the charge on line with the parents’ help, strictly following the requirements. Those who fail will face the consequences. 

I. Exam times

2016 AP: May 2nd- May 13th

2016 late testing: May 18th and May 19th


II. Application time: 

 

The time of application and online payment

December 14, 2015- January 5th, 2016 

9:00-11:00 AM, 1:30-4:30 PM

(weekdays only)

Telephone: 83282324,  Teacher Qin

Location: room 609, Administrative Building, NFLS main campus

 

Regular AP and late testing are the same in terms of application and payment.  

AP doesn’t accept any application from the disabled in Mainland China.

III. Examination subjects 

For 2016 examination subjects and the exam times, please refer to 2016 AP time schedule

http://www.apchina.net.cn/Home/TimeSchedule

IV. Payment 

1100 RMB for each subject. 

V. Application requirements:

In Mainland China ( excluding Taiwan, Macao and Hongkong) only those who have finished all the AP subjects are allowed to apply for AP test.

AP applicants should be less than 21 years old before May 31st the same year when AP goes on.

Applicants should make sure all the information provided are true and correct, any mistakes can result in the rejection of the AP test. 

VI. Requirements for late testing

1. Late testing includes the 3 subjects only: A. Environment science B. History of art C. Human geography

2. Only when applicants have conflicting time with the following subjects can they have the late testing:

A. environment science and chemistry   B. History of art and physics   C. Human geography and micro economy

3. If applicants don’t have conflicting times with the subjects, then they are not allowed to have any late testing. For example, if an applicant has Environment Science only, then he can apply for regular AP of Environment Science on the AP exam time schedule only.

VII. Requirements of ID:

On the exam day, anyone who fails to show his ID or shows a wrong ID is not allowed to have the exam, relevant payment is not refunded.

ID card requirements in Mainland China: 

1. The students from Mainland China must take his/her valid ID ( original script). According to the ID law of the PRC, all legal citizens are entitled to applying for his/her ID card from the police station where his/her residency registration is located. We especially remind those teenagers who don’t have ID card to apply for one in advance in case your exam may be interfered.

2. The students from Hongkong and Macao must show his/her valid ID issued in HK and Macao ( original script) or HK/Macao Pass (original script) 

3. The students from Taiwan must show his/her valid Taiwan Pass ( original script)

4. International students must show his/her valid passport which has the student’s name, photo and signature when applying for AP and have the AP test.

If anything below happens, the student concerned will not be allowed to enter the exam classroom, relevant payment will not be refunded and no exam arranged later: 

1. Arrive at the wrong exam classroom; 

2. Fail to show his/her valid ID and/or admission ticket;

3. The ID Card validity is not confirmed. 

4. Show a wrong ID. 

5. The picture on the ID and/or the admission ticket are too different;

6. Fail to arrive on time;

7. Disobey the proctors, and/or make a mess in the exam classroom.

VIII. Preparations to apply on line 

Online payment: AP exam fee can only be paid on line. You can choose the online bank of Bank of China, ICBC, China Merchants Bank to pay your exam fee.  

XI. the uploading of photos and signatures: 

Applicants from AP school and other sources must upload his/her photo and signature after filling in the form on line. 

Requirements of photos: all applicants must submit his/her electronic photo, print it on the admission ticket. Please pay attention to the following: 

1. The photo should be taken within 6 months; 

2. The photo should be a mug shot, including the whole head with a clear face;

3. The size of the phot 3:4, with the pixel of 360x480;

4. The background should be white or other light colors;

5. Black and white photo or color photo are both accepted;

6. The size of the file is between 20k to 200k;

7. The file format is JPG/JPEG.

The requirements of the uploading of the signature:

The signature should be done by the applicant him/herself. You must take a photo of your signature and upload. Please pay attention the following:

1. The background should be white or other light colors, the signature is written with black ink clearly;

2. The size of the signature: 2.3:1; the pixel should be more than 835x360; 

3. The size of the file is between 20k to 200k 

4. The format is JPG/JPEG. 

Important notice: if the photo can’t reach the requirements, for example, if it is deformed by compression, it is not a mug shot, etc, you will face the consequences.  

After the photo and signature are uploaded, your information will be considered correct. Be sure the photo uploaded is the applicant’s own photo, and the signature is applicant’s, be sure that all information is in full accord with the information on the admission ticket. 

Ifthe information on the application form is not in accord with the applicant’sID, the applicant will be refused to enter the exam classroom. 
 
X. Payment on line
 
Payment for AP test will be done on line since 2016. At present, there are 3 forms of payments: on the website of the Bank of China; on the website of ICBC or on the website of China Merchants Bank. Select the bank you want to pay, and click. 
 
To pay on line, first, you need to own a online bank card of any of the 3 banks mentioned above, please visit their website or call one of their branches to get a online bank card. Then click the button of “online payment”to begin your online payment. You will be guided to a safe page on line. Second, please pay according to the requirements on the website, after you have paid, please don’t shut down the page, the bank system will lead you automatically to the website of the application. Third, meanwhile, please note down the transaction number ( the payment number) so you can check your payment later. Fourth, generally, the application system will confirm your payment once the transaction is done. It’s very rare that the bank system doesn’t confirm your payment to the application system, or the bank system fail to confirm your payment because you close the bank page.  Fifthly, in such a case, please log on the application website one weekday later, enter “ Application page”to check your payment and your application. If you can’t find your confirmed payment, please call AP Test Calling Center for help. 

If the internet is interrupted while you are paying on line, please pay attention to make sure if your payment is done or not and call the bank hot line for details. 

XI. Relevant information about application

If encountering unfamiliar new words, you can replace them with respective homonym; if the structure of the new word is a left-right structure, you can divide the word into two halves, make sure you are right when you are entering your name in Pinyin.

Chinese AP test is open in only some exam areas, so please check the  exam subjects in each exam area carefully before you apply for AP test.

When applying, please submit your information truly and correctly.

After the online payment is done, all information can’t be changed again and will printed on the admission ticket.

Please note that AP in Mainland China will refund your exam fee if you miss the exam. Your application for AP test will be valid once your exam fee payment is done on line, no matter you are an applicant from schools or outside school. Think twice before you apply.
 
 If you miss the test, you test result will not be on your test report.

 XII. Exam result query

The exam result will be announced by the College Board, applicants should visit the website of the College Board. Contact the College Board if there’s any question:

Email:apexams@info.collegeboard.org 

Call from the US: 888-225-5427

Call from outside the US: 001-609-771-730
 
XIII. How to receive the admission ticket
 
The specific time to receive the admission ticket will be informed later, please take a look at the school website later. 

XIIII. The procedure of AP application:

1. Visit AP application website

2. Select application management, and begin your application. Select ” Student Application” in ”application management”and click it. You can organize the students to apply AP test. Read terms and conditions, if agree, click “agree”,  enter the application page. 

Fill in the “Application Form”, ( which includes ID, basic information, contact, exam subjects). After filling in your own information, choose the exam area, then exam subject.

After the filling in , make sure what you have filled in is true, then submit. The system will create a log-on account according to your e-mail address, then the page will change to your person information. As the information is submitted, you must log on with the created account. Visit the application system and upload your photo, hand-written signature and pay the exam fee. ( the log-on account is the e-mail address provided when you registered, the password is 123456) if you want to change the password, you need to visit the Pass Site to change. ( we suggest that the student should verify his/her mailbox in the Pass Website, when your mailbox is verified, you can find your password in your mailbox if you forget it.  

Your photo, your handwritten signature your online payment can only be done in your own account. 
 

Important note: the following steps should be done with your parents’ help and according to the strict procedure.anyone who fails to do accordingly will face the consequences.  

 

3. Upload theapplicant’s photo and hand-written signature 

Requirements of photos: all applicants must submit his/her electronic photo, print it on the admission ticket. Please pay attention to the following:

1.The photo should be taken within 6 months;

2.The photo should be a mug shot, including the whole head with a clear face; 

3. The size of the phot 3:4, with the pixel of 360x480;

4. The background should be white or other light colors;

5. Black and white photo or color photo are both accepted;

6. The size of the file is between 20k to 200k;

7. The file format is JPG/JPEG.

The requirements of the uploading of the signature:

The signature should be done by the applicant him/herself. You must take a photo of your signature and upload. Please pay attention the following:

1. The background should be white or other light colors, the signature is written with black ink clearly; 

2. The size of the signature: 2.3:1; the pixel should be more than 835x360;

3. The size of the file is between 20k to 200k

4. The format is JPG/JPEG.

If the photo can’t reach the requirements, for example, if it is deformed by compression, it is not a mug shot, etc, you will face the consequences.

considered correct. Be sure the photo uploaded is the applicant’s own photo, and the signature is applicant’s, be sure that all information is in full accord with the information on the admission ticket.

considered correct. Be sure the photo uploaded is the applicant’s own photo, and the signature is applicant’s, be sure that all information is in full accord with the information on the admission ticket.  

If the information on the application form is not in accord with the applicant’s ID, the applicant will be refused to enter the exam classroom.  

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Tick “我已完成个人照片和电子签名上传,申请照片审核”on the bottom of the page, the uploaded photo and signature will be submitted and checked. 

 

 

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After the photo and the signature are uploaded, the auditing of them will be done in a weekday time, ( the auditing will delayed in holidays). Only after the photo is audited can the applicant pay the exam fee on line. When the photo is audited, you will see the notes below on the website.

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4. Payment on line

Pay the exam fee on line after you are sure that the information submitted is correct. Click “ 支付“ at the end of the application information. 

 

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Confirm your information again.

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Select the bank.

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Note: when the payment is done, but the system doesn’t show it is, please click the link“我已支付,更新支付信息”to update the payment. If the system still shows that the payment isn’t done, call 010-62979166 for further help. 

 

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5. After the payment is done, print the downloaded admission ticket. If the payment fails, your exam subjects will be deleted. Please check your payment carefully and be sure that your application is finished.