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What ID is Necessary to Take the GED Test?

Identification Needed to Take the General Educational Development Test.

All GED candidates requesting to take the GED Tests must document identity with valid identification when they appear at the test center, both at the time of registration and at the time of testing.

The identification must be current and include the examinee's name, date of birth, photograph, address and signature. Acceptable identification includes:

  1. Driver's licenses issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
  2. Identification cards issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
  3. Identification cards issued by the military.
  4. Identification cards issued by U.S. or foreign governments.
  5. Passports issued by U.S. or foreign governments.
  6. Identification cards issued by post-secondary schools.
Questions:   GED Office | GEDoffic@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-9438
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