GED Test Registration Guidelines
DuPage County residents who do not have a U.S. high school diploma can take the GED Test.
GED Candidates must be at least 17 years old.
GED Candidates 17 to 21 who have been in school in the past 12 months need to provide a letter from their high school on official letterhead with the following:
- Candidates name
- Social Security number and/or date of birth
- Official withdrawal date
Please visit www.gedcomputer.com to register for the computer-based GED Tests. Click here for a computer-based registration guide.
Test-takers must present the following at time of registration:
* A Government-issued photo ID, such as:
* Proof of a current DuPage County address:
Any of the above listed IDs with a DuPage County address
A letter or document with the registrant’s name and DuPage County address
First Time Test-takers and full retest takers: $50
$10 Social Studies
The testing fee must be paid at the time of registration. Public Aid cannot be used to pay for the
GED Test. The following are accepted as payment:
Paper-based Testing Fee Policy
Be advised that the GED testing fee is non-refundable. Once payment is received, candidates cannot change a testing date. If unable to come to a test, payment will be required again. Candidates must register to take the GED Tests 48 hours or more before their preferred date(s). All dates first-come first-served.
Monday and Tuesday
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
GED paper-based registration can be completed through Specialized Testing Services located on the second floor of the Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2407. For easiest access, use a north entrance to the BIC building.
COD campus map
Berg Instructional Center floor plan
If you have a documented disability, you can request testing accommodations from the GED Testing Administration. If approved, accommodations are provided at no additional charge. Contact Specialized Testing Services at 630-942-2401 for more information.
If you have a disability, but do not have documentation, the DuPage County Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services, (630) 495-0500, or The National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC), (800) 346-2742, may be able to help. Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services, (630) 495-0500, or The National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC), (800) 346-2742, may be able to help.