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GED® Announcement: Selected Test Centers to Open

GED® TEST CENTERS: Select Pearson VUE test centers in Maryland are now authorized to offer GED® testing beginning during the week of June 22, 2020.  Scheduling and testing will be accessible for the following Maryland test centers.

Note: There will be limited seating due to distancing requirements.  All test centers comply with Pearson VUE, GED®, and Maryland State guidelines regarding COVID-19 regulations during this public health emergency.  Testers are required to adhere to those guidelines.

Alpha Technology Group - Laurel
AmericaTech, Inc. - Silver Spring
Baltimore Healthy Start - Baltimore
CamDen Solutions - Edgewood
Douala Information Technology - Towson
DW Industries - Waldorf
Global Networks - Columbia
OFFICEPRO, Inc. - Gaithersburg
PM America - Gaithersburg
Reasonable Tech Solutions, Inc. - Towson

TEMPORARY IDENTIFICATION CHANGES:  MD Pearson VUE GED® test centers have temporarily altered requirements due to the health emergency.

Testers are required to be Maryland residents and must provide official, current identification at the test center. Acceptable forms of identification in Maryland are:

  • A current official Maryland driver's license or current official Maryland learner’s permit
  • A current official Maryland identification card issued by the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA)
  • A current active duty military ID card

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Maryland residents may also provide expired MVA documents for a temporary period of time.

Note: If a student has applied for and received a Secretary’s ID waiver from the MD Department of Labor, he or she must present the waiver letter as well as the supporting document, such as a passport, or combination of documents proving identity and residency. These students must present their official signed and embossed letter approving an ID waiver request.

If MVA documents cannot be obtained at this time due to the health emergency, students may provide documents such as out-of-state licenses or passports. To prove residency when presenting a passport or out-of-state license, students must also provide a second document, such as a recent utility bill, phone bill, cable bill, bank statement, or lease agreement.

REQUESTING A TRANSCRIPT OR DUPLICATE DIPLOMA:
Go to www.GED.com and click the Grads and Transcripts tab and follow the directions for obtaining an electronic or paper transcript or duplicate diploma. The FAQ for test takers provides more information.

GENERAL GED® TESTING INFORMATION: 

  • Visit www.GED.com for information and registration for the current GED® test.
  • A Maryland High School Diploma is awarded to those passing all four modules of the GED® tests.
  • Homeless youth may contact the GED® Office for registration information.

For questions or information contact the GED® office at 410-767-0188 or e-mail ged.dllr@maryland.gov

WARNING: Any advertised GED® "diploma service" or "purchase of a GED® diploma" is fraudulent. Please contact the GED® Office to report offers of diplomas for sale.  GED® Testing Service, through Maryland's Department of Labor, is the ONLY official provider of a Maryland High School diploma earned through GED® testing.