Become a Correction Officer

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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 will start on December 26, 2017 and will close on January 31, 2017.  Please follow the below steps:

1.  Create an account online 
2. Apply Online for the Exam (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 Centers

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

Downtown Brooklyn
210 Joralemon Street 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

118-35 Queens Blvd. 5th Floor
Forest Hills, NY 11375