Additional High School Equivalncy Registration Requirements by Age

If you are 16 years of age

  1. Current State or Government issued picture identification
  2. Social Security Number
  3. Proof of Montana Residency
  4. HiSET fees paid online, Test Center fees paid on day of test
  5. Completed Waiver of Minimum Age Requirement Form.

You can obtain this form and instructions regarding how to complete the process by calling (406) 756-3884. You cannot register until the waiver is approved by the State of Montana.

If you are 17 or 18 years of age

  1. Current State or Government issued picture identification
  2. Social Security Number
  3. Proof of Montana Residency
  4. HiSET fees paid online, Test Center fees paid on day of test
  5. Letter or Withdrawal Form from Last High School

Please check your letter and make sure it contains all of the following required information:

  • The letter must be an original on school letterhead signed by the principal and must contain the following information:
    • The date the letter was signed;
    • Student information such as legal name, date of birth, Social Security Number and the last date of attendance or official withdrawal date; and,
    • If the withdrawal date is less than 90 days, the letter must give permission for the student to take the HiSET.

If you are 19 years of age or older

  1. Current State or Government issued picture identification
  2. Social Security Number
  3. Proof of Montana Residency
  4. HiSET fees paid online, Test Center fees paid on day of test

What if I need a copy of my G.E.D. transcript (If you tested prior to December 2013)?
To maintain the confidentiality of your G.E.D. records, the only way to receive your transcript is by sending a letter that contains the following information:

  • The name on your transcript
  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your Date of Birth
  • The approximate date you tested
  • Self-addressed, stamped envelope Mail the letter to: G.E.D. Program PO Box 202501 Helena, MT 59620-2501