Individuals can register for GED® testing by sending their application by mail or email.
Registering for the GED® tests: Three simple steps
Complete the GED® Application FormDownload the GED® application form (PDF)
To find your testing sessions, please visit the Schedule finder page and record the test session code in your application.
Make a copy of a document that proves you are 18 or older.You may use your birth certificate, driver’s licence, photo health card, or passport.
Do not send original documents -- photocopy only.
Candidates who are 18 years old must provide a date of leaving letter from the last high school they attended. Ask the last secondary school you attended to write a Date of Leaving Letter. Please visit the FAQ page for more information.
Home-schooled candidates must provide a letter from their Board of Education indicating that they have been home-schooled.
E-mail the completed application, along with your $100 fee and required documentation to TVO ILC.If you are paying by credit card, you may email your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are paying by certified cheque or money order, mail your application to:
GED® Coordinator at TVO ILC
P.O. Box 200, Station Q
Toronto, ON M4T 2T1
Your application must be received at least 2 weeks prior to the testing date you select.
We keep applications on file for one year. After that time you must reapply if you have not written the GED® tests or if you want to rewrite one or all of the tests.
The cost of writing or rewriting the GED® tests is $100. This non-refundable fee must accompany your GED® application.
Payment may be made by money order, certified cheque, VisaDebit, or MasterCard. Certified cheques or money orders should be made payable to TVO-GED®. Please do not send cash. Personal cheques will not be accepted.
The GED® fee is determined by the cost of offering the tests on behalf of the GED® Testing Service.
The $100 fee is non-refundable.
If you register for a specific session, but decide to write at another session, you must contact the GED® at least ONE WEEK before the testing date to reschedule. Failure to do so will result in a $25 rescheduling fee.
You must reschedule to write the tests within 12 months of the initial application date. After that, you will need to submit a new application form and the $100 testing fee.
If you fail to show up for the test without having properly notified the GED®, you must submit a new application form and repay the testing fee.