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 Upcoming Correction Officer Exam Dates!

8334 April 26, 2018 May 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018
8338 May 25, 2018 June 1, 2018 – June 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. 8334 will start on April 26, 2018 and will close on May 31, 2018.  Please follow the below steps:

1.  Create an account online 
2. Apply Online for the Exam (Sample: 8334 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