High School Equivalency Records

High School Equivalency Records

Effective May 23, 2018, new processing time will be 10 weeks for all GED® and High School Equivalency (HSE) record requests.

  • We do not verify the receipt of faxes or mail. 
  • We do not accept walk-ins at the HSE Office for record requests or verifications.
  • We do not accept record requests or verification requests via phone or email.

Please use updated forms dated July 2018.

  • HSE Transcript – A certified record of a student’s high school equivalency test results. 
  • HSE Verification – Provides proof of high school equivalency passing status. 
  • HSE Diplomas – A certificate issued by the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges to students who successfully pass the required elements of a North Carolina state approved HSE assessment. 

Transcript Requests

  • All GED® Records transcript requests  are sent to HSE Records Office in Raleigh using the forms below:
  • Student  who received GED credential from 1942-2001 will use  NCCCS GED® Transcript request form. 
  • Students who received a GED credential from 2002 -2013 will use NCCCS GED® Transcript request form.
  • Students who received a HSE (GED, HiSET & TASC) credential from 2014 -Present will use NCCCS HSE Transcript request form
  • Each request must include the student’s signature allowing release of information.
  • Please allow 10 weeks of processing time for all requests.


Verification Requests


Diploma Requests

  • Diploma Request Form (HSE) Credential - 2017 and 2018 Graduates Only  
    (For 2017 and 2018 High School Equivalency graduates who did not receive their initial free diploma from the vendor may request their diploma by downloading this request form.)
  • Please note that students will receive only ONE diploma mailed to the physical home address.
  • Please allow 10 weeks of processing time for all requests.


Please send in requests:

  • Via fax to 919-807-7172 OR 919-807-7164 .  Originating fax machine will provide confirmation of successful transmission.  We cannot verify receipt of faxes. Please do not send to both fax machines.
  • USPS, UPS or Fed Ex to : HSE Records Office, 5016 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-5016 
  • Please do not send in record requests via email as our email is not encrypted and you put students’ personally identifiable information (PII) at risk.
  • Please allow 10 weeks of processing time for all requests.


If you received an Adult High School Diploma, please contact the Community College where you received your Adult High School Credential. Our HSE office does not maintain or have access to those records.


Questions?  For more information,  Contact High School Equivalency Records Office: 919-807-7139 or  NCCCS main number: 919-807-7100. 

HSE office contact hours are:

Monday  through Thursday:

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Please use updated forms dated July 2018.


1942 - 2001 GED® Test Completers

2002 - 2013 GED® Test Completers

2014 - Present GED® HiSET® or TASC™ Test Completers