Do you have what it takes to join the BOLDEST? Sign up today to take the New York City Correction Officer Exam. Exams will offered at 3 convenient locations. For a list of comprehensive qualifications and information about the exam, click here. Want to receive updates and information regarding other opportunities available with the Department of Corrections? Email us at to be added to our email list.

Ready to take your first steps toward and exciting career?


Upcoming Correction Officer Exam Dates!









December 26, 2017

January 1, 2018 – January 31, 2018


February 26, 2018

March 1, 2018 – March 31, 2018


March 26, 2018

April 2, 2018 – April 30, 2018



Apply to take the Correction Officer Exam. Pre-registration for the exam must be done online or in-person at one of the testing centers below. When applying, you can reserve a test date, time, and location that is most convenient for you. The filing period to apply and schedule yourself via the Online Application System for Exam No. 8319 starts on December 26, 2017 and runs through January 31, 2018. Please follow the below steps:


  1. Create an account online at:
  2. Apply Online for the Exam at:  (Sample:8319  CORRECTION OFFICER)
  3. For more information about payments and fee waivers for this exam please contact DCAS directly at (212) 669-1357 or walk into the testing centers for more information.




Testing Center in
Lower Manhattan
2 Lafayette Street 17th Floor
New York, NY 10007          

Testing Center in
Downtown Brooklyn
201 Joralemon Street 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Testing Center in
118‐35 Queens Blvd. 5th Floor
Forest Hills, NY 11375