Deciding to improve your employment and educational outcomes by earning your GED® in Oklahoma is a big deal. Congratulations on taking this step to explore new and exciting opportunities. Do you have concerns or questions? We are here to help. As the official site of the GED, we support you as you plan your journey and achieve your goal. Let’s begin. Once you’ve met this challenge, you can inspire others to do the same. With proper guidance and encouragement, you may find this process even easier than you imagined.  

FAQs for Earning a GED in Oklahoma

Top Policies

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

You must be 18 years old to test in Oklahoma.

You can be 16 or 17 and take the GED® test if you complete the release form and have consent from a parent and a school administrator.


For those testing on the Online Exam:

  • Minimum age for testing Online in Oklahoma is 18.  
  • A parent or guardian must be present at the pre-test check-in to give consent and authorize the underage tester to be recorded during testing. If the parent or guardian is not present, the exam session will be revoked.

You do not need to be a resident to test in Oklahoma.

Some states 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 state that you’re interested to test in.

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

For those testing in-person at a Testing Center: 

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

For those testing on the Online Exam: 

  • Yes, you are required to take the GED Ready® practice test before taking the official GED® test online. 

Price & Payment

What is my cost if I test at a Test Center?

  • Oklahoma charges $41 per subject for the GED® test at a Test Center.


What is my cost if I test Online?

  • Oklahoma charges $41 per subject for the GED® test taken online

You will pay for the test online with a debit or credit card when you schedule your test.

Don’t have a credit or debit card? Some students use American Express Bluebird. Register for a free Bluebird card online and add funds with cash at a Walmart location. Learn more about Bluebird.

Test Retake Policies

For those testing in-person at a Testing Center 

  • In Oklahoma, there is no waiting period for your first two retakes. After taking a test subject 3 times, you'll have to wait 60 days before retesting. There's no limit to how many times you can test in a year.

For those testing on the Online Exam: 

  • The Online Proctored Exam allows for one retake before a 60 day waiting period. After taking a test subject two times online, you’ll have to wait 60 days before retesting.  

For those testing in-person at a Testing Center: 

  • Starting July 1, 2023: You will receive one discounted* retake for every GED® test subject you purchase but don’t pass. You have 365 days after your full price test to use this retake. This retake offer (1 full price:1 discount) repeats until you pass the test. GED Testing Service waives its $26 testing fee, however additional testing fees may still apply in your state.
    *In Oklahoma, there is a $15 test center fee for GED® test retakes.
  • Note: We have extended the limited-time offer of up to 2 discounted retakes for exams taken in test centers, as long as both retakes are completed by June 30, 2024.  

For those testing on the Online Exam: 

  • Starting July 1, 2023: The Online Proctored Exam costs $41 for a retake in Oklahoma. Discounted retakes are not offered on the Online Proctored Exam. 

Transcripts & Diploma

There may be additional requirements that you need to meet. We recommend contacting your state office at (405)743-5556.

You can request your transcript or diploma from Diploma Sender. Set up an account and place your document order. Documents can be mailed, emailed, or faxed. If you prefer to order by phone, call 855-313-5799. Additional fees apply for phone orders.

An Oklahoma Online Chat service is also available at (405)743-5556.

Additional questions? Contact: Support@DiplomaSender.com.

In Oklahoma the credential is called the Oklahoma High School Diploma.


For those testing in-person at a Testing Center:

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

For those testing on the Online Exam:

  • No, you must schedule your test appointments separately, one at a time. After you complete one online exam you may schedule another, based on appointment availability.

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

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

Lance Allee
GED Administrator
State Department of Career and Technology Education
Adult Basic Education Specialist
1500 West Seventh Ave.
Stillwater, OK 74074-4398
Phone: (405) 880-5235
Fax: (405) 522-5394

Steps to Follow

Follow these crucial steps to earn your GED®.

Open an Account

It’s free and required, so sign up for an account here. These step-by-step instructions will walk you through the process. If you already have an account with us, log in now to keep going.

Make Sure You Qualify

Do you meet the qualifications in Oklahoma? You must be:
  • An official resident
  • Officially withdrawn from high school
  • At least 18 years of age
If you have already earned a high school diploma, you don’t qualify for the GED®. But if you’re under eighteen, you can take the test as long as you’re at least 16 years old and have parental and school district approval.

Study, Study, Study

Most students require two to three months to study and prepare for this critical exam. Enrolling in preparatory classes has many upsides and zero downsides. Experienced instructors will help you learn the subjects you’ll face on the exam.

Budget the Costs

If you take the computer-based test at a local testing center, it will cost $136. Taking it online from the location of your choice costs $160. Factor in the cost of practice tests as well when establishing your GED® budget.

Locate In-Person Classes Nearby

Taking prep classes isn’t required, but preparing for this comprehensive exam increases your odds of success. When comparing online or in-person courses, you may prefer to get into a traditional classroom with a teacher and like-minded students. We offer in-person classes to help students who perform better outside a remote learning environment. Some benefits include:
    • Individualized instruction
    • Supportive teachers
    • Experienced staff
    • A comprehensive curriculum
    • Inclusive and diverse study groups
    • Thorough preparation
    • Encouragement
  • Flexible schedules
  • College counselors
  • Employment counselors
  • Practice tests
  • Reviews and quizzes
You can also utilize these centers when you’re ready to take the exam. They provide a quiet and secure space for those who need it.

Earning Your GED® Online in Oklahoma

Do you prefer to take classes online? This option is beneficial if you’re balancing other responsibilities. Don’t let a busy schedule deter you from this important goal. If you need a more flexible option, attend online GED® classes in Oklahoma. Prepare by studying the materials from anywhere you like, and then take the Oklahoma GED Ready® practice test when you feel ready. Once you earn a passing score, you can take the official GED® exam online from your home, office, or anywhere with a stable internet connection, reliable computer with a webcam, and quiet workspace. No need to interrupt your full-time work schedule or family obligations. Flexible online courses allow you to meet with instructors, study at your own pace, take quizzes when you’re ready, and learn helpful test-taking strategies.

Ready, Set, Go!

Begin a better future by planning for your GED® today. Discover GED® classes near you and schedule your GED® test now.