Top Policies

How old do I need to be to take the test?

You must be 19 years old to take the GED® test.

In Manitoba, you must be 19 years old to take the GED®test. If you were home schooled, you may be considered to take the test at the age of 17.

Yes, you must be a resident of Manitoba to take the GED® test.

Some provinces allow people who don’t live there to take the GED® test and others don’t. You’ll need to check the residency requirement for the province that you’re interested to test in.

No, Manitoba doesn’t require you to prepare for the GED® test in an adult education classroom.

No, you’re not required to take the official practice test before taking the official GED® test.

Manitoba doesn’t offer computer-based testing, however if someone moves from a province where computer-based testing has happened, they can retake tests via paper-based testing.

Price & Payment

Manitoba charges $75 for the GED® test.

Test Retake Policies

There is no waiting period to retake the test in Manitoba.

Transcripts & Diploma

There may be additional requirements that you need to meet. We recommend contacting your local test center or your province’s office. You can contact your GED Administrator for additional information.


You can request your transcript and diploma here.

In Manitoba, the credential is called the Manitoba High School Equivalency Certificate.


Please refer to our schedule for test scheduling information –  look for the GED links.

Yes, in Manitoba you can take the test in English or French, however, you cannot combine two different languages to earn your credential.

It depends on whether or not that province has a residency requirement. Check the residency requirements in that province and don’t hesitate to contact the GED Administrator in that province with questions.

Julie Fine
GED Administrator
Adult Learning and Literacy (ALL)
403-1181 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0T3
(204) 945-8247
Toll Free: 1-800-282-8069