After the Exam

Scores are usually available the same day. We will send you an email when your exam score has been added to your account. Log in to to see your scores under the My Scores section.

In order to retake a subject that you have already passed, there is an approval process. To request a retake of one or more exam subjects, you will need to email a brief explanation to If your request is approved, you will receive instructions via email about how to schedule the retake exam.

Congratulations! After passing the GED exam, you will have access to one free electronic certificate and transcript and one printed certificate at the cost of shipping.  Additional certificates and transcripts can also be purchased.

Electronic Certificate and Transcript

You will receive an email with links to download your electronic diploma and transcript. Download your electronic documents right away, as they are only available for a limited time. These PDF documents are very valuable since they can be forwarded to employers and colleges that accept electronic credentials.

Carefully follow the instructions presented during the ordering process! The free diploma link will only be available until it has been used and can only be used one time.

Printed Certificate

The printed certificate (diploma) can be ordered from your GED account. After logging in to your account on, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the My Scores page
  2. Select Order Duplicates
  3. Select Diploma option and then select the Printed Diploma – Free option
  4. Fill in the form indicating where you want the diploma to be mailed.
  5. Pay the shipping fee and the document will be mailed via FedEx to your destination