Offer the GED® Test on Computer

The 2014 GED® test will only be delivered on computer. Help bring GED® testing to your community by becoming a GED® testing center. The process is simple and you will only need two computers and Internet access to get started.

Offering the GED® test makes testing more flexible for your students and testing center. And once set up, each testing center will receive compensation for every GED® test they deliver. Get started today, decide when, where and how often you offer the GED® test.



OPT 3Option 1

Choose which tests to offer
Offer the GED® test and additional Career & Technical Education certifications to connect adults to good jobs and good wages or offer only the GED® test.

Option 2 

Choose who can test at your testing center
Offer tests to the local community or just serve your own students.


Option 3 

Choose to take the test on the road
Opt to take the GED® test closer to where your students live.


For more details about differences between these options for offering the GED® test, download the Offer the GED® Test flyer.


No matter which option you choose, your testing center can expect the same great benefits.

  • $5 per testing hour in compensation for delivering the GED® test
  • Receive full payment for every scheduled GED® test, including no shows and extensions for accommodations
  • No dedicated equipment required
  • Only one examiner needs to be present during testing
  • Choose to accept checks, money orders, or cash directly from students
  • Choose to schedule and accept student payments on test day to avoid no-shows
  • Purchase vouchers to use for student payments


Prepare to become an authorized GED® test site

Now that you know how you want to offer the GED® test, in order to offer the GED® test, testing centers are required to become an authorized GED® testing site also known as a Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center (PVTC). GED Testing Service and Pearson VUE are committed to partnering with your testing center to ensure a smooth transition from pencil and paper to the GED® test on computer

Get started today. Use the CBT Conversion Toolkit for helpful tips along the way.

What to expect for technology, quality, and security

The type of technology you need depends on how you decide to offer the GED® test. Most testing centers need two computers (one for the test-taker; one for the test administrator) and we will guide you on what security equipment package is needed for your GED® testing site. Below are some downloadable items that will help you with your conversion.



To begin offering the GED® test on computer, all testing centers are required to become an authorized GED® testing site.




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Learn how your GED® testing center can get set up to accept different payment types from students