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How do you obtain a copy of your high school diploma?

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Obtain a copy of your high school diploma by contacting the school or school district from which you graduated, filling out any necessary paperwork and paying the applicable fee. The exact method varies depending on the state and school district. Obtaining a duplicate diploma can take up to several weeks depending on the school.

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  1. Get contact information for the school district

    Get the contact information for the school district from which you graduated. Some states have a repository of information for school districts online that includes all the necessary contact information.

  2. Fill out any necessary paperwork

    Once you have the contact information, either email, call or visit the school in person for further instructions. Request a copy of your diploma by filling out any necessary paperwork or forms. Most states require you to fill out a form that provides your identity.

  3. Submit the form

    Submit the form online or through mail depending on the specific procedures of the school district.

  4. Pay the fee

    Include the applicable fee with the submitted form.

  5. Wait for a copy of your diploma.

    Wait for a copy of your diploma in the mail. It can take more than a month for everything to process and the diploma to arrive.

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