You must be 18 years old to test in the Virgin Islands.
In the Virgin Islands, you can be 17 and take the GED® test with additional documentation.
Yes, in the Virgin Islands you’re required to be a resident. You can prove your residency at the testing center with a valid driver’s license or other proof of residency.
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, the Virgin Islands doesn’t require you to prepare for the GED® test in an adult education classroom.
Yes, you’re required to take GED Ready® before taking the test. A score of 145 is required on each subject to take the GED® test.
Test Retake Policies
In the Virgin Islands, there is no waiting period if you do not pass a subject area test the first time. 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.
You will receive two discounted retakes for every GED® test subject you purchase but don’t pass. You have 365 days after your full price test to use these retakes. After receiving two retakes at the reduced price, the price of the test subject returns to the regular price. If you do not pass that subject again, you will receive two more retakes at the reduced rate. GED Testing Service waives its $20 testing fee, however additional testing fees may still apply in your state.
In Virgin Island, there is a $10 test center fee for test retakes.
Transcripts & Diploma
There may be additional requirements that you need to meet. We recommend contacting your state administrator’s office at (340) 774-0100 to find out more about your credential.
To order a copy of your transcript and/or diploma, contact your local jurisdiction at (340) 774-0100.
In the Virgin Islands the credential is called the High School Diploma.
Yes, in the Virgin Islands you can take all test subjects in the same day if you can find a test center with hours that accommodate it.
Yes, in Virgin Islands you can test in English or Spanish and you can combine tests from 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.
Dr. Tanya Lockhart
Acting State Director
State Office of Career, Technical & Adult Education
U. S. Virgin Islands Department of Education
Christiansted, USVI 00820