Wyoming

Top Policies

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?

  • Wyoming charges $20 per module for the GED® test.

What is my cost if I test Online?

  • Wyoming charges $36 per subject for the GED® test taken online (As of 9/1/21) 

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: 

  • 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. 

For those testing on the Online Exam: (As of 9/1/21)   

  • 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.

Other

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