The GED test is given at eighteen local testing centers in New Hampshire. Each one sets up its own testing schedule and procedures for registration.
To find out where testing centers are located, call the GED Testing Office at (603) 271-6699 or look at the list: GED Testing Centers in New Hampshire
No. Some testing centers require that you pass a practice test before you sign up for the official GED, but there is no requirement that you attend classes. Some people may have the skills to do well on the GED without taking a class.
If you want to take some classes or work with a tutor to improve your skills, we can tell you where there are adult education classes. Call the Bureau of Adult Education at (603) 271-6698 or look at the the section on Preparation for the GED Tests.
Yes, you can find GED study books at most libraries and book stores.
NO! A New Hampshire GED Certificate of High School Equivalency cannot be obtained via the Internet or through correspondence programs. Please see the warning about GED internet testing.
It's $65 at every New Hampshire testing center. (Testing centers that give practice tests may have a separate fee for the practice test, usually $10 or $15.)
You must be a resident of New Hampshire to receive a New Hampshire GED certificate. If you are from another state, you should talk with the GED administrator in your state to see if they can accept results from New Hampshire before you plan to test here.
You do not have to be a citizen to take the GED, but you must be a New Hampshire resident and have a photo ID.
The tests are scored by National Scoring Service. It usually takes about two weeks for your testing center to get the results.
According to New Hampshire rules, you have to be 18 years old. There are exceptions for students in approved GED Option programs and some other students may receive approval from their school districts to take GED Tests. See Information for Students Under the Age of 18.
Home schooled students who are under 18, who have completed their home school programs, who have passed GED Practice Tests, and who wish to take GED Tests should use Referral Form 3 to apply for GED testing. The Form must be signed by an official of the agency that oversees the student's home schooling.
We need to receive a written request from you, and there is a $5 fee. You can print a request form, fill it out, and mail it with a check or money order for $5 payable to State of New Hampshire to GED Testing, NH Department of Education, Division of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation, 21 South Fruit Street, Suite 20, Concord, NH 03301. Your transcript request will be processed within two business days of receipt. You may print a GED Transcript Request Form.
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