Indiana HiSET® Requirements

The following policies apply to anyone taking the HiSET® exam in Indiana. When you schedule an appointment, you will need to confirm that you have read and understand these policies.

See the Indiana High School Equivalency (HSE) webpage for more information.

Eligibility Requirements

To take the HiSET exam in Indiana, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Age:
    • You must be at least 18 years of age on the date of testing to take the HiSET exam without providing any additional documentation.
    • If you are 16 or 17 years of age on the date of testing, you must have officially exited high school following the Indiana Department of Education (DOE) attendance requirements, using the official DOE exit form and have obtained a superintendent’s signature using the DOE Exit Interview Form (Exit Interview Form) (PDF).
  • Residency:
    • You must be a resident of Indiana for a minimum of 30 days immediately preceding the day of testing.
  • Test Preparation or Instruction: You are not required to take HiSET test preparation courses before taking the exam.
  • Practice Test: You are not required to take a practice test before taking the official exam.
  • Identification: You must present official state and/or government-issued identification on test day at the HiSET test center. Outdated or expired identification will not be accepted. Acceptable forms of identification include:
    • driver’s licenses or state identification cards issued by the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles
    • valid passports
    • military IDs
    • other forms of government-issued identification that show name, address, date of birth, signature and photograph

Indiana HiSET Testing Fees

Paper-based Test

Perfect for test takers who love the scratch of pencil on paper and the feeling they’re in high school all over again.

$ 15 .00

per subtest, plus test administration fee
(see below)

  • Includes two (2) re-tests per subtest *
  • Paper-based tests may only be taken at a designated test center and are not available for Test at Home.
  • Please see below for details on test fees*

Computer-based Test

Ideal for test takers who are more comfortable clicking a mouse. Plus, it costs less.

$ 10 .75

per subtest, plus test administration fee
(see below)

Test Administration Fees

Test Center Fee:

Computer and paper-delivered tests: Please contact your test center for fee information

Test at Home Fee:

$ 19 .50

per subtest

State Admin Fee:

$ 0 .00

per subtest

* A test center administration fee is required for each re-test. Test center administration fees by modality are outlined above.

*Computer and paper-delivered tests: Please contact your test center for fee information

* The Test at Home fee must be paid each time you take a subtest

* The HiSET Remote Proctoring (R.P) is $30.25