Knox County Regional Office of Education | 121 S. Prairie St., Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone (309) 345-3828        Fax (309) 345-6735


GED Testing registration is now online only. Registration can be done in person, using the available computer at the Regional Office or by clicking on the link below and following the directions.

A credit or debit card is required at time of registration.

GED Testing Costs

Until January, 2014, testing cost $24 per subject, with five subjects total.
After January 2014, testing costs $30 per subject, with four subjects total.

Online GED Registration

Step 1: Go to
Step 2: Click on TEST TAKERS
Step 3: Put mouse on the TAKE button on top left
Step 4: Go to the Locate a test center under the TAKE button
Step 5: Choose location- United States
Step 6: Insert zip code- 61401
Step 7: Check test on computer button
Step 8: Click search
Step 9: Scroll down and the centers available for you to test at will be listed.
Step 10: Click on register at the center you want to test at
Step 11: If first time user, click CREATE AN ACCOUNT
Step 12: Read candidate agreement and click on FIRST highlighted line under it
              (I have not taken the GED test before; create profile)
Step 13: Fill in all boxes and click submit

What are the GED Tests Like?

The content of the tests are language arts, social studies, science and mathematics. The GED Tests are multiple choice with five possible answers given, with the exception of Part II of the Writing Skills Test, which is an essay. The GED takes about 7 hours to complete.

In addition to the five GED Tests, Illinois residents are required to satisfactorily pass the Constitution Examination. If you have already taken and passed this exam, you will need to provide proof from the school in which you took the exam. If you have not met the requirements for the Constitution Examination, you may take the exam through the Knox County Regional Office of Education free of charge.

GED Testing Schedule 2013

November 7 & 8, 2013
December 12 & 13, 2013

All test dates are currently full

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