Louisiana's Community and Technical Colleges

High School Equivalency Transcript Request and Test Information

High School Equivalency Transcript or Diploma Request

Request duplicate transcript and/or diploma online HERE.

Effective August 5, 2016, faxed and/or emailed request forms will no longer be accepted.

    Requests are processed in the order received;
    Allow 7-10 days for processing; and
    ALL record results WILL be mailed and CANNOT be faxed or emailed.

Individuals selecting the "pick up" option on the online application may do so at the LCTCS office 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Monday - Thursday and 9:00 AM-12:00 PM on Friday.

NOTE: If you recently completed the HiSET, official results will be mailed within 3 weeks of your last testing date. There is no need to submit a request form.

Please contact 225.922.2800, if additional assistance is needed.


Locate High School Equivalency Test Center(s)

Click on the Map to locate a testing site in the city nearest you in order to take the HiSET.


Eligibility Requirements

Individuals who are 19 years of age or older are eligible to take the test without enrolling in Adult Education or passing a qualifying test. Individuals who are 16, 17, or 18 years of age must achieve qualifying scores on the HiSET Official Practice Test and have an authorized agent complete the Louisiana Authorization Form prior to testing.

Individuals who are 17 and 18 years old must:

  • Provide documentation of withdrawal from K12 system;
  • Enroll in classes at a WRU Literacy Provider; and
  • Pass the Official High School Equivalency Practice Test.

Individuals who are 16 and 17 years of age must meet the above criteria in addition to one of the criteria below:

  • Pregnant or parenting;
  • Incarcerated or adjudicated;
  • Institutionalized or living in a residential facility;
  • Have chronic physical or mental illness; or
  • Family or economic hardship.

Individuals 15 years or younger are not allowed to take the high school equivalency test or enroll in classes at a WRU Literacy Provider.

Individuals may earn a High School Equivalency diploma by passing an exam that verifies that they have gained the knowledge equivalent to accepted high school standards. The tests on the exam cover English language arts/reading, English language arts/writing, math, science, and social studies.


High School Equivalency Accommodation Information

Adult learners with special needs may apply for testing accommodations. Candidates with learning or physical disabilities may request modifications of standard testing conditions based on documented special needs. HiSET candidates request accommodations by clicking here.


Instructional Centers

Instructional centers are available for adult learners to access classes to increase their basic skills levels in reading, writing, and mathematics. Once these basic skills are learned, services are available to obtain a high school equivalency diploma while working on college and career readiness. Click here to find an adult literacy provider nearest you.