The New York State High School Equivalency diploma may also be awarded to those candidates who meet all New York State requirements and who submit an official report of results from a GED® Test taken outside New York State. Candidates will receive a diploma and an official transcript certifying that they were awarded the New York State High School Equivalency diploma based on GED® testing out of state.
Important Note: There is a $10.00 non-refundable fee. Please do not send cash. Only money orders or certified checks payable to the "New York State Education Department" will be accepted.
To obtain a copy of your diploma:
- Download and complete Attachment I (24kb)
- Enclose a certified check or money order for $10.00.
- Contact the state where you previously tested and request that an official, sealed copy of your GED® results be sent to the GED® Testing Office.
- Send to:
THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
GED® Testing Office
P.O. Box 7348
Albany, New York 12224-0348