Maryland’s GED test takers had better see the following article to grasp all important information about the Maryland GED test and certification. Let’s get started. 


1. Maryland GED® requirements


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Maryland GED Requirements


1.1. Maryland In-Person GED® Test 


You must meet the following requirements to take the GED® test at any authorized GED® center in Maryland. Let’s check it out!




  • You must be a Maryland’s resident. 
  • You must be at least 18 years of age. Individuals who are under 19 years old must possess an officially withdrawn from a high school program. Moreover, they must submit the GED® Official School Withdrawal/ Exception Form to the Maryland GED® Office for the reviewing process. Their date of birth will be verified at the testing center. If their forms are completed properly, they will be bestowed an approval. Don’t forget to check your GED account for approval status. Now, let’s print and fill out the GED® Official School Withdrawal/Exception Form.
  • Individuals who are 16 years old might take the GED® if they qualify for an exception under the Compulsory Attendance Education Law. Furthermore, they must submit the GED® Official School Withdrawal/Exception Form completed by the last school attended. Besides, 16-year-old candidates who have enrolled in a home instruction program and submitted the GED® Office Home Instruction Verification Form completed by the jurisdictional home school office also take the GED®.
  • All GED® Test Takers must bring official and current identification to the Testing Center including: 
  • A valid Maryland driver’s license or Maryland learner’s permit which is issued by the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA); or
  • A current official Maryland identification card which is issued by the Maryland MVA; or
  • A current official active duty military dependent’s ID card; or 
  • A valid passport and a second document, such as a cable bill, recent utility bill, phone bill, bank statement, or lease agreement.

Take note: Any out of state licenses or expired documents will hinder your GED® taking. Furthermore, there are no ID waivers.


1.2. Maryland GED® Test Online


In Maryland, you are allowed to take the Online GED Test remotely at home or in another location while monitored seriously by a trained online proctor. In order to be qualified for taking the GED® test remotely, you must fit the following requirements 


  • You must be a resident of Maryland.
  • You must be at least 18 years old. If you are under 19 years old, you must possess an officially withdrawn from a high school program. Moreover, you must submit the GED® Official School Withdrawal/ Exception Form to the Maryland GED® Office for the reviewing process. Your date of birth will be verified at the testing center. If your form is completed properly, they will be bestowed an approval. Don’t forget to check your GED® account for approval status. Now, let’s print and fill out the GED® Official School Withdrawal/Exception Form.
  • You must have acceptable identification to present electronically
  • You must obtain a Green (likely to pass) score on the GED Ready® Test within the past 60 days.
  • You must meet the technical requirements such as having a computer, webcam, Internet access, and a private room.

Please visit the GED® Testing Service website  for more detailed information about the OP remote testing option, policies and OP specific identification requirements. Furthermore, you might contact the Adult Education Office by e-mail [email protected] to get learn more GED® Test in Maryland. 

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2. Maryland GED Registration and Scheduling


To register for your Maryland GED® test, create an account at and click on Register Today afterwards. 

Another way to register for your GED® test is that you call the Pearson VUE center at 1-877-EXAM-GED (392-6433). 

Take note: Don’t create duplicate accounts. Furthermore, it is advisable that you shouldn’t schedule more than two test modules per day.


3. Maryland GED® Testing Fee


3.1. GED® test centers


Maryland only subsidizes the initial test per module. Maryland does not subsidize any retesting. If you take your GED® at any authorized GED® test centers at Maryland, you might be charged the following fees: 

  • Each GED® subtest costs $11.25 for the first try. The entire test consisting of 4 modules costs $45. The second and third attempt typically cost $10 per module. If you order additional retests, you must pay $30, $10, $10, $30 for the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh try per each subject respectively. You might pay your testing fee by credit card, debit card, or gift card at the time of scheduling. If you aspire to get the discount, apply the Maryland Discount Code: MDGED1875.


3.2. Online Proctored GED® Test


The Online Proctored testing fee has been $36 per module since September 1,2021. However, thanks to subsidization of Maryland, you only need to pay $17.25 per module for the first attempt.  If you aspire to get the discount, apply the Maryland Subsidy Discount Code: MDGED1875.

There is no discount for retesting in OP testing.


4. GED® Retest Policies in Maryland 


Candidates might retake your GED® exam to achieve their expected passing scores. However, you are permitted to take three GED tests per module per calendar year. It means that your fourth attempt will be scheduled on January 1 of the following year. Therefore, let’s obtain instructional assistance before any retesting to achieve a passing score within the first three attempts


5. GED® Testing in Spanish




The current GED® test is available in English or Spanish in Maryland. During the scheduling procedure, order the language format you prefer. The Reasoning through Language Arts (RLA) module must be studied in English; the other three modules can be done in Spanish.


6. GED® Test Scores/Diploma Information


The Maryland State Board of Education and the Maryland Department of Labor jointly give a Maryland High School Diploma to test takers who pass all four GED® test modules.

Testers who successfully complete the final module will be given instructions on how to secure an electronic PDF document that includes their Smart Transcript and Maryland High School Diploma and is sent to them via email. 

Keep a copy of each document on your computer in case you need it in the future. Please keep these in your files. There is a free professional printing option for the Maryland High School Diploma on the electronic versions of the diploma.

To request a GED® transcript or duplicate diploma, please follow our guidance: 


  • First, you must go to the GED® Testing Service website 
  • Then, let’s click the Grads and Transcripts tab 
  • After that you must follow the directions to earn an electronic or paper transcript or duplicate diploma. 


7. GED® Authorized Testing Centers In Maryland


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GED Authorized Testing Centers In Maryland

  • Molly Dugan, GED Administrator


Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation

1100 North Eutaw St.

Baltimore, MD 21201

(410) 767-0069

  • Arnold

Anne Arundel Community College

Student Union Bldg.

101 College Pkwy., Room 240

Arnold, MD 21012


  • Baltimore

Baltimore City Community College

Liberty Campus

2901 Liberty Heights Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21215



Baltimore City Community College

Essex Campus – Student Services Center

7201 Rossville Blvd., Room 130

Baltimore, MD 21237




Digit All City

Langston Hughes Community Center

5011 Arbutus Ave

Baltimore, MD 21215




Charles H. Hickey School – DOC

9700 Old Harford Road

Baltimore, MD 21234




Occupational Skills Training Center – DOC

929 Forest Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

DOC 1 –  410-230-1400

Mobile –  410-767-0498



Pearson Professional Centers

3108 Lord Baltimore Drive, Suite 103

Baltimore, MD 21244




TranZed Apprenticeship Services

6802 McClean Blvd.

Baltimore, MD 21234


  • Barstow

Calvert County Detention Center – DOC

325 Stafford Road

Barstow, MD 20610

410-535-4300 x8941

  • Bel Air

Harford Community College

Edgewood Hall

401 Thomas Run Road

Bel Air, MD 21015


  • Boyds

Montgomery County Correctional Facility – DOC

22880 Whelan Lane

Boyds, MD 20841



  • Catonsville

Community College of Baltimore County

Student Services Bldg.

800 S Rolling Road, Room 161

Catonsville, MD 21228-5317




Digit All City

89 Mellor Avenue

Catonsville, MD 22128


  • Columbia

Howard Community College

RCF Building

10901 Little Patuxen Pkwy., Room 366

Columbia, MD 21044


  • Cumberland

Allegany College of Maryland

12401 Willowbrook Road

Cumberland, MD 21502


DOC –  301-471-2332



North Branch Correctional Insitution – DOC

14100 McMullen HWY SW

Cumberland, MD 21502




Western Correctional Institution

13800 McMullen HWY SW

Cumberland, MD 21502




Cumberland – FBOP

14601 Burbridge Road SE

Cumberland, MD 21502

301-784-1000 x2047

  • Flintstone

Western Maryland Green Ridge Youth Center – DOC

10700 Fifteen Mile Creek Road

Cumberland, MD 21530


  • Frederick

Frederick Community College

Testing Center, L Bldg.

7932 Opposumtown Pike, Room 104

Frederick, MD 21702




Frederick County Adult Detention Center – DOC

7300 Marcies Choice Lane

Frederick, MD 21704


  • Germantown

Montgomery College|

Science & Applied Studies Bldg.

20200 Observation Drive, Room 132

Germantown, MD 20876


  • Gunpowder

Freestate ChalleNGe Academy – DOC

APG Edgewood Area

4230 Beal Road

Gunpowder, MD  21010-0176


  • Hagerstown

Hagerstown Community College

Learning Resource Center

11400 Robinwood Drive, Room 322

Hagerstown, MD 21742




Maryland Correctional Institution – DOC

18601 Roxbury Road

Hagerstown, MD 21746




Maryland Correctional Training Center – DOC

18601 Roxbury Road

Hagerstown, MD 21746




Roxbury Correctional Institution – DOC

18601 Roxbury Road

Hagerstown, MD 21746




Western Maryland Consortium

33 W Washington Street

Hagerstown, MD 21742


  • Hanover

Anne Arundel Community College

7009 Arundel Mills Circle

Hanover, MD 21076


  • Hunt Valley

Community College of Baltimore County

11101 McCormick Road

Registration Room 118, Testing Room 127

Hunt Valley, MD 21031


  • Hyattsville

Prince George’s Community College

6505 Belcrest Road, Room 136

Hyattsville, MD 20782


  • Jessup

Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center – DOC

8450 Dorsey Run Road

Jessup, MD 20794




Howard County – DOC

7301 Waterloo Road

Jessup, MD 20794




Maryland Corredctional Institution for Women – DOC

7943 Brock Bridge Road

Jessup, MD 20794




Dorsey Run Correctional Facility- DOC

2020 Toulson Road

Jessup, MD 20794




Jessup Correctional Institution – DOC

7804 House of Corrections Road

Jessup, MD 20794




Maryland Correctional Institution – DOC

7804 House of Corrections Rd

Jessup, MD 20794




Patuxent Institution – DOC

7555 Waterloo Road

Jessup, MD 20794


  • La Plata

College of Southern Maryland

LR Building

8730 Mitchell Road, Room 114

La Plata, MD 20646




Charles County Detention Center – DOC

6905 Crain HWY

La Plata, MD 20646


  • Largo

Prince George’s Community College

Center for Advanced Technology

301 Largo Road, Room 129

Largo, MD 20774


  • Laurel

Maya Angelou Academy at New Beginnings

Registration Only

8400 River Road

Laurel, MD 20724


  • Leonardtown

College of Southern Maryland

22950 Hollywood Road

Leonardtown, MD 20650


  • McHenry

Garrett College

687 Mosser Road, Room GEIC 107A

McHenry, MD 21541


  • North East

Cecil College

Engineering & Math Bldg.

One Seahawk Drive, Room 310

North East, MD 21901


  • Pomfret

Lifelong Learning Center

7775 Marshall Corner Road, Bldg. A

Pomfret, MD 20675


  • Prince Frederick

College of Southern Maryland

115 J W Williams Road

Prince Frederick, MD 20678


  • Randallstown

Community College of Baltimore County

3637 Offutt Road, Testing Room 167

Randallstown, MD 21133


  • Rockville

Montgomery College

Assessment Center, Campus Center Bldg.

51 Manakee Street, Room CC14

Rockville, MD 20850


  • Salisbury

Wor-Wic Community College

Brunkhorst Hall

32000 Campus Drive, Room 225

Salisbury, MD 21804




Wor-Wic Community College – DOC

Wicomico County Detention Center

411 Naylor Mill Road

Salisbury, MD 21802


  • Takoma Park

Montgomery College

Takoma Park/Silver Springs Campus

Assessment Center, Student Service Bldg. (ST)

7625 Fenton Street, Room 323B

Salisbury, MD 20912


  • Towson

Baltimore County – DOC

720 Bosley Avenue

Towson, MD 21204


  • Upper Marlboro

Prince George’s County – DOC

13400 Dille Drive

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772


  • Westminster

Carroll Community College

Testing Center

1601 Washington Road, Room A132

Westminster, MD 21157


  • Westover

Eastern Correctional Institution – East – DOC

30420 Revells Neck Road

Westover, MD 21890

410-845-4000 x6015


Eastern Correctional Institution – West – DOC

30420 Revells Neck Road

Westover, MD 21890




Somerset County Public Schools – DOC

30420 Revells Neck Road

Westover, MD 21871

Jail – 484-366-6040

Mobile –  443-859-5359

  • Wye Mills

Chesapeake College

1000 College Circle

Wye Mills, MD 21679


DOC –  410-443-3002

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8. GED Practice Test Online In Maryland


GED Test Pro provides you with a number of free online GED practice questions covering 4 GED subjects: Mathematical Reasoning, Reasoning through Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science. Each practice question is accompanied with a detailed explanation. 

With GED Test Pro, you might sharpen your high school knowledge, enhance your confidence and readiness for your upcoming test. Now, let’s start taking GED online practice tests to get well-prepared for your Maryland GED® exam. Take our free GED Practices Test today!

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