• Where do you get GED records?


    Every state in the U.S. has official GED records of everyone who earned a GED in that state. Whether you need a copy of your own GED records, or want to verify that a job applicant truly earned a GED, here are the steps to take:


    1. Determine in which state the GED credential was earned.

    2. Check the state's education website to determine that state's requirements for records requests (Official GED Websites in the U.S.).

    Note:  GED (General Educational Development) testing and requests in the state of Florida are handled by the Florida Department of Education.  Official FLDOE GED Website

    1. Have your information ready.  Most states require:

      1. Full name and all past last names

      2. Date of birth

      3. Social Security Number (some require only last four digits)

      4. Date of request

      5. Signature of GED holder (third party)

      6. FAX number or address where verification is to be sent (third party)

      7. Get authorization from the GED holder. (third party)

    2. Complete and submit the online GED request form .  For more information, visit the G.E.D. Support website .

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