How to Become a High School Equivalency Testing Center

The Texas State Board of Education has authorized TEA to issue a contracts to GED Testing Service for individuals testing for the Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency (TxCHSE). Tests may only be administered by TEA-authorized testing centers under Texas Administrative Code §89.42  Official Testing Centers. 

NOTE: Educational Testing Service (ETS) notified TEA and the state board of education that they would not administer the HiSET test in Texas after 8/31/2021. The last day to take a HiSET test in Texas was 8/31/2021. 

To request approval to administer GED exams in your testing center, please complete the online application. Upon approval, your information will be provided to Pearson VUE/GED Testing Service to assist them in initiating the contracting process with your test center.

Technical Requirements to administer exams:

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