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Timetable for the forthcoming Qualifying Examination(s)


Type of Qualifying Examination

Estate Agents Salespersons Salespersons Salespersons  Salespersons  Salespersons  Salespersons  Salespersons  Salespersons  Salespersons  Estate Agents    

Format

Paper-based Computer-based  Paper-based Paper-based  Paper-based   Paper-based Computer-based  Paper-based  Paper-based  Paper-based  Paper-based 

Examination Session Code

P71071020 C72131020 P72201020-1000

 P72201020-1500

P72271020-1000   P72271020-1500 C72101120 P72021120-1000 P72021120-1500  P72231120-1000   P71231120      

Examination Date

7 Oct 2020
13 Oct 2020
20 Oct 2020
 20 Oct 2020  27 Oct 2020   27 Oct 2020   10 Nov 2020   2 Nov 2020   2 Nov 2020   23 Nov 2020  23 Nov 2020           

Start of Registration
(Commencing at 9 a.m. on the relevant date. For postal applications, only those with postmark dates within the registration period and received within the said period will be processed.
)

9 Sep 2020 18 Aug 2020 (Registration can only be made online) 15 Sep 2020 15 Sep 2020  22 Sep 2020 22 Sep 2020   15 Sep 2020(Registration can only be made online)  28 Sep 2020  28 Sep 2020   19 Oct 2020  19 Oct 2020      

Close of Registration (seats are available on a "first-come, first-served" basis):

 

               

(1) By post

16 Sep 2020
FULL

Not applicable 29 Sep 2020 
29 Sep 2020

6 Oct 2020 

6 Oct 2020 Not applicable  12 Oct 2020  12 Oct 2020  2 Nov 2020   2 Nov 2020 
(2) Online

23 Sep 2020
FULL
22 Sep 2020
FULL
29 Sep 2020
FULL #
29 Sep 2020
FULL #

6 Oct 2020 

6 Oct 2020

FULL #

20 Oct 2020 
FULL
 
19 Oct 2020
 
19 Oct 2020
 
9 Nov 2020
 
9 Nov 2020
 

 

 

(3) In-person or by a representative

Not applicable* Not applicable* Not applicable* Not applicable*   Not applicable*
 Not applicable*  Not applicable*  19 Oct 2020^  19 Oct 2020^  9 Nov 2020^ 9 Nov 2020^  

Examination Fee

$800

 $550 $550  $550  $550   $550  $550  $550  $550  $550 $800   
Registration Online  Please click here  Please click here Please click here  Please click here  Please click here   Please click here Please click here  Please click here  Please click here  Please click here  Please click here     
Entry Form Download  Please click here  Not applicable   Please click here Please click here  Please click here   Please click here  Not applicable  Please click here  Please click here  Please click here  Please click here           

 * Registration in-person or by a representative is NOT available for this examination date.

# Online registration is full. You may apply for this qualifying examination by post if you wish.

^ The registration method of "Registration in Person or by Representative" may be cancelled at any time in light of the situation of COVID-19. Please check the PEAK Examination Centre's website (www.vtc.edu.hk/cpdc) for any changes of registration details immediately before registration for this examination.

For details, please call the Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge Examination Centre (PEAK Exam Centre”) of the Vocational Training Council (“VTC”) at 2919 1467 / 2919 1468 / 2919 1478, or visit the PEAK Exam Centre webpage for Qualifying Examinations of the Estate Agents Authority (“EAA”).


Qualifying Examinations Registration Office

Registration Office

Address

PEAK Exam Centre of VTC

M/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong



Method for obtaining Entry Form, Application Procedure and Instructions to Candidates

During the registration period, Entry Form and the documents attached including Application Procedure, Instructions to Candidates can be obtained by the following methods:

  • Obtain at the following places in person or by a representative:

    (1)      office of the EAA:

               Room 4801, 48/F, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong

    (2)      office of the PEAK Exam Centre of VTC:

               M/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

  • Download at www.vtc.edu.hk/cpdc.



Registration Methods

For Paper-based examinations, there are four methods for registration, which all commence 8 weeks before examination:
(a) Registration in person

  • Fill in and submit the Entry Form and present the candidate's valid original Hong Kong Identity Card / Passport at the PEAK Exam Centre in person.  Examination fee may be paid by cash, EPS or credit card (Visa Card, Master Card or UnionPay) or Alipay HK / WeChat Pay HK.

  • Cut-off Date: 2 weeks before examination.

(b) Registration by a representative

  • Submit the completed Entry Form and present the photocopy / image of candidate’s valid Hong Kong Identity Card / Passport to the PEAK Exam Centre by a representative.  Representative can pay the examination fee by cash, EPS or credit card (Visa Card, Master Card or UnionPay) or Alipay HK / WeChat Pay HK for the candidate.

  • Cut-off Date: 2 weeks before examination.

(c) Registration online 

  • Register at the website of the PEAK Exam Centre in person and pay the examination fee by credit card (Visa Card, Master Card or UnionPay).

  • Cut-off Date: 3 weeks before examination.

(d) Registration by post

  • The completed Entry Form together with a photocopy of the candidate’s valid Hong Kong Identity Card / Passport and a crossed cheque or a cashier’s order for the proper amount of examination fee payable to "Vocational Training Council" should be sent to the PEAK Exam Centre by post.  Submit early to avoid postal delay.  Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid to avoid unsuccessful delivery.  The sender will bear any consequences arising from not paying sufficient postage.

  • The postmark date on the envelope shall be deemed the date of registration.  However, only applications with postmark dates within the registration period and received within the said period will be processed.

  • Cut-off Date: 3 weeks before examination. 

  • PEAK Exam Centre will send an acknowledgement of receipt of the Entry Form to the candidate’s mobile phone by a text message after receipt of the Entry Form.

  • Candidates should contact the PEAK Exam Centre if they do not receive any text message from the PEAK Exam Centre 7 working days after posting of the Entry Forms.  The concerned candidates may be required to register in person or by a representative at the PEAK Exam Centre 2 weeks before the examination if necessary.

 

For Computer-based examinations, only registration online is available.

  • Register at the website of the PEAK Exam Centre in person and pay the examination fee by credit card (Visa Card, Master Card or UnionPay).
  • Commencement date: 8 weeks before examinations
  • Cut-off date: 3 weeks before examination or when all examination seats have been filled.

Fees paid are not refundable nor transferable save in exceptional circumstances subject to the approval of the EAA.

Registration methods, commencement or cut-off dates for registration mentioned above may be subject to change where necessary.

   
Matters to note after registering for the Qualifying Examinations

Candidates who register in person or by a representative will be issued a Receipt and an Admission Form upon successful payment and acceptance of registration.

 

Candidates who register online will receive a Receipt by email upon successful online payment.  If the registration is accepted, they will receive an Admission Form which will be sent by email at least 2 working days from the date of registration, excluding the date of registration.

 

Candidates who register by post will normally receive a Receipt and Admission Form by surface post at least 7 working days after receipt of the text message from the PEAK Exam Centre.

Please contact the PEAK Exam Centre if no Admission Form is received before the examination.

Candidates are reminded to find out where the examination centre is before the examination and arrive there at least 15 minutes before the start of the examination.

 


Examination Handbook

 

The Examination Handbooks for paper-based examinations and computer-based examinations can be downloaded at www.eaa.org.hk/en-us/Examination/Examination-Handbook. Candidates of the Estate Agents Qualifying Examination/Salespersons Qualifying Examination should read the content of the Handbook carefully for it provides important information, such as the registration related matters, examination format and syllabus, passing requirement, examination regulations, sample questions and answers.


Examination Result

Result Slips will be mailed out by the
PEAK Exam Centre to candidates 14 working days after paper-based examinations and 7 working days after computer-based examinations.

Candidates who have agreed to the posting of their examination results online can check their results on www.vtc.edu.hk/cpdc starting from the 14th working day after paper-based examinations, or the 7th working day after computer-based examinations.  The results will be posted on the website for 1 month.  The examination result (namely, Pass with Commendation / Pass / Fail / Absent / Disqualified) and the marks obtained in Parts I and II of the examination paper will be shown on the website of the PEAK Exam Centre.  For candidates who received mark penalty for breach of examination regulation, their marks will only be shown on their Result Slips.  No mark will be given for “Absent” or “Disqualified” candidates.  All results posted on the website of the PEAK Exam Centre are for reference only.  They are subject to the results printed on the Result Slips sent to candidates by post.  The result printed on the Result Slip is final and conclusive.

There is no result checking service by telephone/email/in person at the PEAK Exam Centre or the EAA.


Retention of Examination Record

Candidates should keep their Result Slip safely as they are required to produce their Result Slip when making a licence application. Failure to produce the Result Slip may result in the rejection of the licence application. 

The PEAK Exam Centre will keep candidates’ examination results for two months from the date of issuance of the Result Slip and no replacement for the Result Slip will be arranged thereafter. 

The EAA will destroy candidates’ personal data (including their examination results) collected through the PEAK Exam Centre after fulfilment of the purposes for which they are collected, namely: 

(i)         administering qualifying examinations and other directly related purposes
(ii)        issuing licences under the Estate Agents Ordinance Cap. 511
(iii)       conducting training or research
(iv)       other lawful purposes directly related to the above

Generally, the EAA will retain candidates’ personal data for two years from the date of the relevant Result Slip.

VERY IMPORTANT: Acceptance of your registration for a qualifying examination or passing of a qualifying examination does not necessarily mean that you are eligible for a licence. Applicants for licence are required to provide documentary evidence to prove to the satisfaction of the EAA that they meet the following licensing requirements:

1. having attained the age of 18 years at the date of application;
2. having completed a Form Five educational level or its equivalent;
3. having passed the relevant qualifying examination in the 12 months immediately prior to the application; and
4. be considered a fit and proper person to hold a licence.

You are advised to consider whether you have or will have met the above requirements before you register for the relevant examination. For details on licence application, please click here.



Telephone Enquiries


Estate Agents Authority: 2111 2777
PEAK Exam Centre of VTC: 2919 1467 / 2919 1468 / 2919 1478

 

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