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Test Centers and Dates

You can search for test centers near you at any time, and you can find available test dates and times online through your HiSET or GED account.

Each state may have its own requirements for testing, so be sure to check your state’s requirements before you schedule an appointment to take the test.

  • English testing available
  • CBT – Computer Based Testing is available
Registration

Registration

Registration for HiSET

In-Person Testing:

HiSET through PSI in-person testing is available. To register and set up your account to schedule appointments for HiSET, go to the HiSET  Portal to create an account and schedule testing.

Cost

The HiSET® exam will be paid for by the Commonwealth at a later date (estimated time for to start HiSET® free testing is October).

Any payment of HSE exams by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is contingent on available funding.

Registration for GED

In-Person Testing:

In-person testing is available at the Haverhill Academic Placement & Testing Center. To register and set up your account to schedule appointments for the GED, go to MyGED website. You will connect to Pearson VUE scheduling to select your test date.

Cost

Effective September 8, 2022, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will pay for a candidate’s first GED® test in each subject plus limited retakes (two retests per subject).

First Time Testers
If you are scheduling your GED® test at an Official GED® test center, enter promo code MAFREEGED during checkout.

Re-Testers
If you are taking the retest at an Official GED® test center, enter promo code MARETAKE during checkout.

Any payment of HSE exams by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is contingent on available funding.

Accommodations

Accommodations

Accommodations for HiSET

  • Individuals with documented disabilities or health related needs may request special accommodations for HiSET™ testing. For information please go to HiSET™ website, or call HiSET™ Customer Service at 1-855-MyHiSET (1-855-694-4738). 

    Accommodations for GED

    • GED Testing Service is committed to ensuring access to the GED® test for all individuals with disabilities and supports the intention of the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA).
      Questions? Email accommodations@GEDtestingservice.com.

    Requirements for HiSET & GED Retesting

    HiSET Policy: A candidate can take only three versions of the same sub test in a calendar year.

    GED Policy: GED has a 60-day wait period rule to retest after the third sub test.

    Your High School Equivalency (HSE) Credential

    To receive your official high school credential you must sign up at Diploma Sender’s website.

    Your initial credential and first official transcript are free. Once you have signed up and verified your address your document will be mailed to you within 24 hours.

    Any inquiries regarding your official documents and verifying you have your Massachusetts High School Equivalency Credential should be directed to Diploma Sender.

    For additional information, contact Donna Felisberto, Coordinator, Academic Placement & Testing Center & High School Equivalency (HSE) Chief Examiner at dfelisberto@necc.mass.edu

     

     

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