General Educational Development
The General Educational Development (GED) is a series of five tests in the high school curriculum areas of writing, social studies, science, reading and mathematics. Those who successfully complete all five tests will be awarded a GED Equivalency Diploma. The GED Diploma is equivalent to a high school diploma.
Individuals wishing to write the GED tests in Prince Edward Island must meet all of the following requirements:
- The candidate must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.
- The candidate must be at least 18 years of age.
- The candidate must have been out of school for at least one full year.
- The candidate must have not received a grade 12 graduation certificate from any other institution.
Complete the application form below (in full) and submit it along with any required support documents either online, by mail, by fax or in person.
You will receive a notice by mail about two weeks prior to your scheduled writing date. Please advise the office if you change your address, or, if for any reason, you decide not to write the test.
Applicants who fail to appear for a testing session and who have not given notice will be required to wait up to six months to re-register.
- General Education Development - A Testing Program for Adult High School Equivalency [PDF file]
- Test de connaissances générales - Service d'administration des tests du GED [219kb PDF file]
- Information Bulletin on the Tests of General Educational Development (GED)
If you would like to register for Computer Based Testing, visit ged.pearsoncred.com
GED Testing Program
Department of Innovation and Advanced Learning
PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4K9
Tel: (902) 368-4650
Fax: (902) 368-6144
General Education Development (GED) Testing Application
DEMANDE D’INSCRIPTION AUX TESTS DE CONNAISSANCES GÉNÉRALES (GED)