FAQs for Earning a GED® in Wyoming

Top Policies

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

You must be 18 years old to test in Wyoming.

The minimum testing age in Wyoming is 18 years old. You may not test if you are currently enrolled in school or have received an accredited high school diploma. If you are 16 or 17 you may request an age waiver for testing. To be considered, you will need to spend a minimum of 12 hours working with an approved Adult Basic Education (ABE) center preparing to submit your Age Waiver Application including verification that you are ready to test. During the 12 hours, you will be required to take at least one TABE test, complete required paperwork, and take an official practice test for each section of the High School Equivalency Examination. All applications must be approved by the state office prior to testing.


For those testing on the Online Exam:

  • 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.

No, there is no residency requirement to take the test in Wyoming.

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, Wyoming 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?

  • Starting July 1, 2023: Wyoming charges $26 per subject for the GED® test at a Test Center.


What is my cost if I test Online?

  • Wyoming charges $36 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.

Test Retake Policies

For those testing in-person at a Testing Center 

  • In Wyoming, 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.

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.
*Wyoming does not charge for 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: 

  • The Online Proctored Exam costs $36 for a retake in Wyoming. 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’s office at (307) 777-8703 to find out more about your credential.

You can request your Wyoming transcript and diploma here or call 855-313-5799. 

In Wyoming the credential is called the Wyoming Certificate of High School Equivalency.


For those testing in-person at a Testing Center:

  • Yes, in Wyoming 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 Wyoming 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.

Diane McQueen
GED Administrator
2300 Capitol Ave.
5th Floor, Ste B.
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone: (307)777-8703
Fax: (307)777-6567

How to Get a GED® in Wyoming

Are you eager to unlock doors to new opportunities and increased earning potential? Earning your GED® in Wyoming is an excellent way to do just that. And with GED.com by your side, it’s easier than you might think. We’re here to guide you every step of the way, from creating a free online account to locating nearby classes and taking the tests. Your journey to expanding your career and higher learning opportunities starts now!

Creating Your Online Account

Creating your free online GED.com account is your first step in earning your Wyoming GED. With an online account, you’ll gain access to a host of advantages to help you succeed, including:
  • Access to Wyoming GED® Practice Tests
  • Detailed study guides to help you succeed
  • The ability to easily locate nearby classes and testing centers
  • Access to easy scheduling for online GED® Exams
Worried about a complicated sign-up process? Don’t be. You’ll only need to take a few minutes to provide some basic information like your full name, contact details, and an account password.

Classes and Testing Centers Near You

Would you prefer a traditional classroom experience? In-person classes and testing centers are excellent for students who excel in a hands-on, structured learning environment. And, with your GED.com account, finding and enrolling in a GED® course near you has never been easier.
  • Structured schedule: A structured schedule can be easier for many to adhere to and stay on task throughout the course.
  • Engaging activities: Interactive lessons help solidify your knowledge and make learning fun.
  • Community support: Sharing the GED® journey with classmates creates a network of encouragement and accountability.
  • Instant feedback: Get immediate answers to your questions and clarification on confusing topics.
You can explore your in-person classes and testing center options online using your free GED.com account.

Online Classes

Did you know you can earn your GED® in Wyoming online? Earning your GED® online in Wyoming can be a game-changer if you prefer the convenience and flexibility of attending class from the comfort of your own home. Some of the key benefits of online classes include:
  • Greater flexibility: Juggling other commitments? Study whenever it suits you best by enrolling in an online course.
  • Personalized pace: You decide how fast or slow to go through the material, allowing more time for a thorough understanding of more challenging material and topics.
  • Zero commute: There’s no need to spend time or money traveling to a GED® class if you’d prefer to study online.
  • GED.com resources: Your online GED.com account serves as a gateway to study guides, Wyoming GED® practice tests, class sign-ups, and more.
To find a digital course that fits your needs, simply login to your account, navigate to the "Study" tab, and then select "Find GED® Classes." You'll see a list of available online courses along with cost information.

GED® Tests Online in Wyoming

Are you planning to take the GED® test online in Wyoming? Official online testing is supervised by an online proctor who ensures a secure testing environment, just like at an in-person testing center. You can schedule an online exam after you’ve scored a ‘green’ GED Ready® Score. You’ll have up to 60 days to take the test in each subject after you’ve passed the GED Ready® test. Before scheduling your Wyoming GED® online exam, you must ensure you have a reliable computer, webcam, and internet connection. On test day, you must log in to your GED.com account at least 30 minutes before your scheduled exam. This will provide you with plenty of time to complete the check-in process, which includes verifying your computer, workspace, and driver’s license or identification card.

Ready to Earn Your GED® in Wyoming?

You’ve got everything you need: valuable resources, step-by-step guidance, and GED® steadfast support. So what are you waiting for? Take the next step toward a brighter future. Find GED® classes or schedule your Wyoming GED® test today!