GED Jurisdictional Testing Policies

International

GENERAL GED® TESTING REQUIREMENTS
1. How many active GED® testing centers are in this jurisdiction? 145
2a. What is the minimum age for GED® testing (without exceptions)? 16
2b. If "Other", please explain. n/a
3a. What is the minimum age for GED® testing? (requires additional documentation) You must be 16 years old to be eligible to test
3b. If "Other", please explain. n/a
4a. What are the minimum score requirements to pass the GED® test? 2250
4b. If "Other", please explain. n/a
5. What are the other requirements (beyond test scores) to receive a GED® credential? none
6a. Is there a time limit for completing all 5 parts of the GED® test? (for first time candidates) no
6b. If Other, please explain. n/a
7. Within the same test series, when do GED® test scores expire? scores do not expire until next series
8a. What is the minimum age to receive a GED® credential? 16
8b. If "Other", please explain. n/a
9. Is instruction required before testing? no
10. Are candidates required to take the Official GED Practice Test™ (OPT) before testing? no
11. What are the required conditions for taking the Official GED Practice Test™? (eligibility, location, etc.) n/a
12. What are the minimum and maximum fees to take the Official GED Practice Test™? n/a
13. What is the score on the Official GED Practice Test™ that is required to take the GED® test? n/a
14. What are all the language editions of GED® tests offered? English and Spanish
15. What language editions may have scores combined? Yes
16. Are candidates who take one or more foreign-language editions of the GED® test required to take the, English as a Second Language (ESL) test? n/a
17a. What is the compulsory age of school attendance? (without exceptions) n/a
17b. If "Other", please explain. n/a
18. What is the title of the GED® credential awarded? District of Columbia High School Equivalency Diploma
RE-TESTING REQUREMENTS
19. Are candidates required to wait before retesting? No waiting between first three attempts of a subject
20. If Yes, how many days is this wait period? 60 days between 4th and subsequent attempt
21. Are candidates required to participate in remediation before retesting? no
22. If Yes, what are the conditions of this remediation? n/a
POLICIES FOR GED® TESTING ON COMPUTER
Note: some policies below have not yet been determined
23. Is there residency requirement for testing on computer internationally? no
24. What is the fee for each content area of the GED® test on computer? $50 per subject 
25. What is the fee for all 5 parts of the GED® test on computer? $250 for entire battery
26. What is the re-test fee for each content area of the GED® test on computer? $50 per subject