16 and 17-year-old Registration Requirements

State requirements mandate that you attend classes prior to taking the GED® tests, and provide the following documents prior to registration for classes:

  1. A current, valid, government issued photo ID. In addition to the documents listed here, a valid school ID that contains: name, address, date of birth, signature and photo is also acceptable.

  2. One of the following proof of non-enrollment in high school (Exceptions may apply).

    • An official withdrawal form (fully completed) from the last high school attended, signed and dated by the principal or designee.

    • A letter from the school system, stating the student is no longer enrolled and not eligible to retake the high school graduation test.

    • 16 and 17-year olds who receive a special education diploma must provide a copy of their special education diploma

    • Completed Underage Youth Application for Home School Students.

  3. Print and complete the Underage Youth Application including signatures and witnesses.

  4. Bring all documents to the location listed below by the documentation deadline.


Documentation locations and deadlines:

  • Roswell and Johns Creek → Call 678-491-4948
  • Lawrenceville Campus → Friday, January 19, 2018 to Building 100, Room 919
  • Meadowcreek High School → Friday, January 5, 2018 to the Lawrenceville Campus
  • Sandy Springs → Call 678-334-1486
  • Snellville → Call 470-539-2923

If you have additional questions call your location of interest or 678-226-6702.


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