New Brunswick

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 New Brunswick, you can test at the age of 18 but you must complete additional documentation and send it to the New Brunswick GED Testing Office. If you would like more information call 1-877-453-3030.

Yes, you need to be a resident of New Brunswick 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, New Brunswick 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.

Price & Payment

New Brunswick charges $0 for the GED® test on computer. However, if you do not give 24 hours notice to cancel or reschedule the tests you scheduled and do not show up to take your GED® Test on test day, you must pay all testing fees before rescheduling.

Test Retake Policies

In New Brunswick, you can make your 2nd and 3rd attempt on a subject test without waiting, as long as you have received your marks from the previous attempt. After that, a 60-day waiting period is mandatory for each attempt per subject area.

In New Brunswick, there is no cost for retesting. Questions? Feel free to call New Brunwick’s office at (506) 444-2525.

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.

Upon successful completion of all 5 tests, you will automatically receive your diploma and transcript of marks, free of charge, from New Brunswick’s Chief Examiner. Please ensure your mailing address is correct on your account. For inquiries, contact GED Chief Examiner at (506) 444-2525, or

In New Brunswick the credential is called the New Brunswick High School Diploma.


Yes, in New Brunswick you can take all test subjects in the same day if you can find a testing center with hours that accommodate it.

Yes, in New Brunswick, you can take the GED® Test in English or French and you can combine the two 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.

Matt Wallace
GED Administrator
Program Consultant
Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour
1 Agar Place, PO Box 5001
Saint John, NB, E2L 4Y9
Office - 506-643-3359
Fax - 506-643-7443