AP Chinese and AP Japanese Language and Culture

AP Chinese Language and Culture and AP Japanese Language and Culture Exams are administered in school on school-owned and -controlled computers. AP coordinators are emailed in March with details about installing the exam application on testing computers before exam day. If your testing computers already have the exam application installed from last year, you most likely won’t need to reinstall it. 

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AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams are ordered through AP Registration and Ordering in the same way as all other exam subjects. For more information about ordering AP Exams, go to Ordering and Fees.

System Requirements

These exams can be administered on managed Chromebooks, Macs, and Windows PCs. Internet connectivity is required throughout the setup process and exam administration. Chromebooks must be under management control of Google Workspace for Education.

Headsets are required for each student testing.

The hardware, software, and technical configuration requirements for testing computers are the same as last year. Review the complete system requirements. 


Extended time, additional breaks, adjustable screen color, screen magnification, large-print exams, screen reader, audio transcript, repetition of aural stimuli, and multiple-day testing are supported through the exam application for students who are approved for these accommodations by College Board. If a student with any other approved accommodation is planning to take the AP Chinese or AP Japanese Exam, contact the College Board SSD office.

In March 2024

We'll email AP coordinators with all details needed to install, practice with, and administer the exams, including:

If you haven’t received this email by late March and you think you should have, please contact AP Services for Educators (cb.org/apeducatorinquiry). 




AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your questions about installing the exam application, enabling testing accommodations, troubleshooting, and more.