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GED Test - Eligibility Requirements

All GED testing is done at an official Pearson Vue test site. There is currently no online test .
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In order to take the GED tests, an applicant must:
  • Have a government (national or foreign) issued photo ID (required on day of test)
  • Be 19 years of age or older;
  • Be a resident of the state;
  • Not be enrolled in an accredited high school; and
  • Not be a high school graduate.

Government Issued?
Government Issued IDs (national or foreign) include: State Driver License Department of Public Passport Card, and Matrícula Safety Identification Card, Military ID, Passport, U.S.Consular.Identification must include date of birth, photograph, and signature.

 State Resident?
For proof of residency, a Texas Driver License or a bill with a Texas address needs to be shown to your testing center.

 Age 16-18 years old?
 
* You can test at age 17 and 18, if:
  • You have a government (national or foreign) issued photo ID;
  • You are a resident of Texas;
  • You are not enrolled in an accredited high school;
  • You are not a high school graduate;
  • You have parental / guardian permission.
** You can test at 16, if:
  • You have a government (national or foreign) issued photo ID;
  • You are a resident of Texas;
  • You are not enrolled in an accredited high school;
  • You are not a high school graduate;
  • You are in the care of a state agency or under a court order or in a Job Corp training.
*If you are under the age of 19, you are required to attend school (Texas Education Code Chapter 25, Section 25.085) unless you qualify for an exemption (Texas Education Code Chapter 25, Section 25.086).
 
** IMPORTANT: The court order must meet the finding as required by Section 45.054 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. The court has to assume jurisdiction of a student under the truancy laws, find a violation and then order him to take the GED test. If there is no finding as required by Section 45.054 of the Code of Criminal Procedure or jurisdiction under the truancy laws, the student will not be allowed to test.