Using SAFE to Apply for Your GED

Have a SAFE Account?

Forgot your username or password?

Don't have a SAFE Account?

Have ready your valid Ohio Driver License or valid State ID Card issued by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), Social Security Number, date of birth and e-mail address.

To obtain a free e-mail account, go to or or

If your driver license or ID was not issued by the Ohio BMV, you will need to send an identity form to the Information Services Management office at the Ohio Department of Education.

Once you have your SAFE account, sign in to SAFE.

GED Application

Once you are logged in to SAFE, select the GED application. You may have to confirm your record information.


If you do not have the application, select the link, "Request Access to the GED/Scholarship."

  • Complete the request form.
  • Fill out the Personal Infromation form.

Once you are in the GED application, a menu on the left side will let you apply or pay for the test, monitor your application or scoring process, or order a transcript or diploma.
Click on the appropriate link for the function you need.



Last Modified: 5/23/2013 1:14:27 PM