June 3, 2015

Obtaining Copies of Transcripts

GED test transcripts can be obtained by contacting the person in charge of GED testing in the area where the test was taken. Testing centers do not hold GED transcripts except in the case of certain military personnel. Testing centers hold transcripts for the following:

  • Active duty U.S. military personnel tested after October 1, 1985
  • U.S. military personnel tested overseas after September 1974
  • Coast Guard personnel tested after January 1975
  • Overseas civilians tested between November 1966 and May 1998
  • Ft. Jackson personnel tested after March 1975
  • Federal prison inmates tested after 1954
  • Michigan prisons inmates tested after 1957
  • West Point personnel tested after September 1982
  • Canadian military tested between June 1982 and September 1997
  • Ft. Hamilton personnel tested after January 1984
  • Ft. Knox personnel tested after July 1, 1985
  • Ft. Campbell personnel tested after July 1, 1985
  • U.S. Veterans who tested at VA Hospitals after October 1989

Candidates ordering transcripts must fill out a GED Transcript Request Form. Candidates will be asked to provide their name, address, date of birth, social security number, telephone number, military status at the time the test was taken, the location where the test was taken, and the year the test was taken. Candidates must select the location where they want the transcript mailed. A payment is also required in the form of a money order or credit card.