Applications for an exam are only accepted during the filing period defined in the notice of examination. Once you have read the notice of examination and determined that you meet the qualification requirements, you must submit an application by using one of the methods below:
1. Online Application System (OASys) can be accessed from any computer with an internet connection and a recommended internet browser.
Follow the instructions on the Notice of Examination or review the Civil Service FAQs on OASys for assistance.
2. Computer-based Testing & Applications Centers (CTACs): The CTACs make available to the public year-round access to computer-administered exams for City jobs in the following locations:
1932 Arthur Avenue, 2nd Floor
210 Joralemon, 4th floor
2 Lafayette Street, 17th floor
118-35 Queens Boulevard, 5th floor
Staten Island CTAC
135 Canal Street, 3rd Floor
Our centers are open Monday through Saturday, 9am – 5pm, except for City holidays. Here are travel directions to the CTACs.
Use the links below to access additional information related to civil service examinations: