Once you have studied for the exam, the next step is to find a testing center in your area. While there are thousands of testing facilities all over the world, your location will determine what resources you use to find them. Here is how to find a GED testing center in your town.
Finding Facilities in the United States and Canada
If you live in the U.S. or Canada, then you are very fortunate. There are over 2,500 testing facilities in these countries that offer the GED exam. To find one near you, call the American Council on Education or visit their official website. They will happily refer you to a place where you can take the GED exam.
Finding International GED Testing Facilities
For American and Canadian citizens living abroad or foreign nationals immigrating to one of these countries, you will have to take the GED test at facilities that have a partnership with the Thomson Prometric resource center. This company is based out of Baltimore and offer over 100 locations in other countries. To find one close to where you reside, visit their website.
Special Help for Military Personnel
Military personnel and family members can take the GED test at military facilities associated with the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support (DANTES). This program was created and supported by the Department of Defense and focuses on providing educational programs and development activities for members of the military and their families. GED Dantes testing centers are available all over the world.