Duplicate Diplomas and/or Transcripts

(Turnaround time is ~ 8 - 10 weeks from receipt of request)

NOTE: The New York State Education Department DOES NOT have any high school records or high school transcripts. To obtain a copy of your HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT, contact the school district from which you graduated.

To obtain a copy of your NEW YORK STATE HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA or TRANSCRIPT, you must:

  1. Complete the H Application (Request for Duplicate Copy of NYS High School Equivalency Diploma and/or Transcript of GED®/TASC™ Test Scores)
    H Application
    • Enclose a certified check or money order payable to the New York State Education Department:
      • $4.00 for a copy of a transcript (only passing transcripts result in a diploma)
      • $10.00 for copy of diploma and transcript

        Please do not send cash, personal checks or international money orders. All fees are non-refundable.

        For international document requests, a pre-paid, self-addressed return envelope, that is at least 9 inches by 6 inches, must be included with this form.
         

  2. Send the completed H Application and payment to:​

THE NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
HSE Office
89 Washington Ave, EBA 460
Albany, New York 12234

If the H Application is incomplete (e.g. no candidate signature, etc.) or there is no payment, all paperwork will be returned to the candidate for revision and resubmission.

For some candidates, it may be possible to obtain unofficial results on the HSE Status Report at this website.

More information on Apostille, please visit the Department of State website.