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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 97-1949



General Educational Development (GED) Diplomas and Transcripts

[27 Pa.B. 6339]

   Effective January 1, 1998, the Department of Education will begin charging $3 for producing and mailing Commonwealth Diploma program transcripts. Diplomas and initial transcripts that are provided each time General Educational Development (GED) tests are scored will continue to be provided at no cost to the clients. Also, the diplomas and initial transcripts for clients who receive credentials based on college attendance and semester hour credit will be provided at no cost. Any additional transcripts provided upon request of clients whether to be mailed to the client or to a third party at the request of the client will only be provided upon receipt of a cashier's check, certified check or money order made payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the exact amount of $3 per transcript. Cashier's checks, certified checks and money orders that are made out to any amount other than $3 per transcript will be returned to the sender. Personal checks and cash will not be accepted as payment and will be returned to the sender. The address for ordering transcripts is: Department of Education, Commonwealth Diploma Program, 333 Market Street, 12th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 97-1949. Filed for public inspection December 5, 1997, 9:00 a.m.]

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