All that was necessary was to apply for the General license, usually through a "paper upgrade" often done through existing amateur radio clubs to achieve the license acquisition. Contact the site with comments or questions. Novices are restricted to segments of the 3.
2018 Technician Enhancement Proposal
The ARRL has this excellent article about exam credit on their website. Your license is good for ten years, and you can renew it without taking an exam. You'll have to visit a VE.