GED® Testing

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Registering For The Test

Qualifications To Take The GED® Testing

An individual is eligible to take the GED Test given they meet the guidelines listed below:

  1. 17 years of age or older
  2. is not a high school graduate or a GED graduate
  3. has maintained residence in the State of Illinois for thirty days

NOTE:  If an individual is of school age and has been enrolled in a public, private, or a home school setting in the last 12 months, they must present a withdrawal letter from the last school enrolled before taking the GED test.

Identification Revision

An individual who takes the GED must show an acceptable form or identification that displays the name, address, date of birth, signature, and photograph.  The acceptable forms of identification are listed below:

  1. driver's license
  2. valid passport
  3. military ID
  4. other forms of government-issued, state, nation or foreign identification, or other acceptable identification as identified by the ICCB

Register Online For GED® Testing