Pearson VUE GED Testing
The Sangamon/Menard Regional Office of Education is approved by Pearson VUE to offer General Education Development (GED®) Testing for individuals who have not earned a high school diploma. Successfully completing each content area of the GED® and the United States and Illinois constitution requirements, candidates will be awarded the Illinois High School Equivalency Certificate, which may be needed for college admissions, employment/promotion or induction into the armed service.
Candidates must register online to take the GED® Tests. One can begin the registration process by going to and selecting any approved Pearson VUE GED® location.
The cost to take the GED® Test is $30 for each content area.  Testing fees must be paid at the time of registration.  Our office does not accept registration payments; the only payment option is through registration. 
Testing Lab

Our testing lab is open on the following days: 

  • Mondays, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Wednesdays, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
  • Thursdays,  9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Our  testing lab is open for the Constitution Test Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.  No appointment is necessary to take the Constitution Test. 

GED Request Form

GED Online Payment
GED Payments
If an individual has a documented learning, physical or emotional disability they may  qualify for accommodations for test administration. For additional information visit

Preparation classes for the GED® Test are offered at our local adult education Programs.

  • Lawrence Education Center (217) 525-3144
  • Lincoln Land Community College (217) 786-2200

Study materials and practice tests are also available through the MyGED® portal at

Constitution Requirements
Candidates for the Illinois High School Equivalency Certificate must provide proof of passing the Constitution test required under ILCS 5/27-3. There is no charge for taking the Constitution Test online at our office Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Study Guides may be obtained at our office or downloaded at
Certificate and Transcripts

Illinois High School Equivalency Certificates and/or Official Transcripts can be obtained in person or ordered and payment made online by completing the Certificate/Transcript Form and making payment to the Sangamon-Menard Regional Office of Education.  Please allow 3-5 business days for processing your request. 

IHSE Certificate………......$10.00

Official Transcript………. $10.00


Please note that due to ICCB regulations, we are not able to process walk-in requests for GED certificates and transcripts until after 8:30 AM.  Thank you.  


  1. Click on the "GED Request Form" on the upper right hand corner of this page.
  2. Click "download" and download the fillable PDF.
  3. Submit the completed form along with a copy of a valid, state or government issued ID, and payment to:
    1. Email:
    2. Fax: 217.535.3166
    3. Mail: 2201 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703

Payments must be submitted through the PayPal link directly to the right of the GED Verification Form (yellow icon) OR through a check or money order mailed to 2201 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703.  If mailing a payment, please indicate the student's name on the form of payment in the memo line.

It is the policy of the Sangamon Menard Regional Office of Education #51 that we are unable to accept any outside requests/forms.  Only our form, which can be found at the top right corner of this page, will be accepted.  We are also unable to process any request that does not have a copy of a state or government issued photo ID attached.  Failure to submit proper required forms and ID will result in our inability to process your request.