For any GED® graduate who would like to apply to SAQA for a Certificate of Evaluation, please follow the process below. 

Before applying for your qualification to be evaluated and verified by SAQA you need to order an original (paper based) diploma and transcript from the GED, as SAQA requires certified hard copies to be uploaded and hand delivered to them.

How to order a paper based diploma and transcript:-

Log into your GED profile at and log in

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Open your dashboard and click on the “My scores” tab at the top of the page, and then click on “Order duplicates”

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Select the document you would like to receive


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click on the “Search” Tab

Scroll down and click on the “Enter your own” tab

Click on “Paper diploma

Add your physical address, as the diploma and transcript will be couriered to you AT YOUR OWN COST.

For “Mailing Method” choose Fed Ex and for “Purpose” you can choose personal then click on “Continue”

Click on “Checkout

Click on “Next

Check your billing address and click on “Next

Check your order and click on “Confirm

Confirm credit card details

Application to SAQA

Step 1. Click on the URL 1.1 Click on the “service” drop-down box on the dashboard.

1.2 Click on “Evaluation of Foreign.

1.3 Click on “Online Application”.

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Step 2. If you are a new user on SAQA, Please register as a new user. 

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Step 3. Please enter all your personal information.

Step 4. You will receive an email from SAQA as per the example below:

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Step 5. Log into your profile at



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Step 6. Open your dashboard and click on the “My scores” tab at the top of the page, and then click on “Order duplicates”.

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Step 7. Select the document you would like to receive.

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Step 8. Click on “Send to third party”.

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Step 9. Select “e-Transcript”.

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Step 10. Complete the “order options” with the SAQA details as per the letter in Step 4.

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Step 11. Click on “Continue”.

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Step 12. Click on “Checkout”.

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Step 13. Click on “Next”.

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Step 14. Proceed to payment. NB: Payment can only be done with a credit card.

You have now completed the process.

Please note that GED® South Africa is not able to guarantee that SAQA will issue a Certificate of Evaluation to every student. SAQA reviews each application on an individual basis and it is at their discretion. This process is correct at time of publishing (11 December 2019).