Top Policies

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

You must be 16 years old to take the GED® test.

In Quebec, you must be 16 years old and provide additional documentation in order to take the GED® test.

In Quebec, you must be a Canadian citizen or a 6 month resident in order 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, Quebec 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

Quebec charges $35 per subject for the GED® test.

Test Retake Policies

In Quebec, you’re currently required to wait 180 days before taking the test again.

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 Quebec, the credential is called the Quebec Certificat d'Equivalence d'Etudes Secondaires.


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

Yes, in Quebec 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.

Joane Cardinal
GED Administrator
Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport
675, boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Aile René-Lévesque, 4e étage
Québec, QC G1R 6C8
(418)-644-0905 # 3217
Fax: (418)-644-6909