GED Testing Centers: How can I Find a Local GED Testing Center?

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Are you finally ready to take the GED Exam? If so, the next thing you need to do is to find your local testing center. There are thousands of centers across the nation, and this article will help you to find a center near you.
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GED Testing Centers - US and Canada

There are approximately 3,400 official GED testing centers all around the world that offer the GED exam. Do you need to find a center near you? No problem! Testing centers located in the United States and Canada can be found by accessing the GED website at ged.com. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the 'Locate a test center in the United States' link or the 'Locate a test center outside the US' link.

For test centers in the U.S., simply type in your address and click on Search. If you're looking for a test center in Canada, then you can select that country from the drop-down box. You can also choose test centers that offer the test on paper or computer.

You can also call 877-EXAM-GED (877-392-6433) for testing center information.

GED Testing Centers - International

Foreign nationals and U.S. citizens overseas can have access to international testing centers in over 60 countries. To find an international test center, follow the above instructions for test centers outside the U.S. and select a country from the drop-down box.

GED Testing Centers - Military Personnel

Military personnel are also taken care of when they are ready to take the GED Tests. Tests can be taken at military installations operating DANTES. DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support) supports all off-duty, voluntary education programs sponsored by the Department of Defense (DOD) as well as conducting special projects and development activities that support DOD's education-related functions. Family members can only take the GED Tests at DANTES centers located abroad.

To find a DANTES test center, simply follow the instructions for finding a test center in or outside the U.S. as described above. If you've selected a search within the U.S., you can click on the link provided for 'Military Community looking for on-base, DANTES, test centers'. International test center seekers will also find a 'Click here for more information on DANTES testing' link.

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