Become a Correction Officer

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 Upcoming Correction Officer Exam Dates!

9318 December 27, 2018 January 2, 2019 - January 31, 2019
9319 February 27, 2019 March 1, 2019 - March 30, 2019
9320 April 25, 2019 May 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019


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. 9318 will start on December 27, 2018 and will close on January 2, 2019.  Please follow the below steps:

1.  Create an account online 
2. Apply Online for the Exam (Sample: 9318 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

Staten Island
135 Canal Street 3rd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10304