Apply for Police Officer Exam #. Select an exam date in field #17 below. Filing is currently free.  A valid e-mail address is required to file online. If you do not have one or if you have any other problems filing, please call 212-RECRUIT.

IMPORTANT: Persons residing in a country other than the United States, who wish to apply for the Police Officer exam, will need to download an application and mail it to the NYPD. Click here to download an application.

Fields marked with an (*) are required.
1. Exam Number:
3. Social Security Number:
(include dashes e.g., ### - ## - ####)
4. Last Name: *
5. First Name: *
6. Middle Initial:
7. Mailing Address: *
8. Apartment Number: (numbers and/or letters only) Apt.
9. City or Town: *
10. State: *
11. Zip Code: *
13. Phone Number:
(include dashes e.g., ### - ### - ####)*
14. Other Names Used in City Service: (Leave blank if not applicable. Do not enter N/A.)
Questions 15 & 16:
Discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, age, disability status, veteran status or religious observance is prohibited by law. The City of New York is an equal opportunity employer. The identifying information requested on this form is to be used to determine the representation of protected groups among applicants. This information is voluntary and will not be made available to individuals making hiring decisions.
15. Race/Ethnicity
16. Gender
17. Which test day do you prefer? *
18. Are you currently on active military duty or have you separated from the military in the last 12 months? *
19. Check all boxes that apply to you:
I am a Religious Observer and will request an alternate test date. (Verification required. See Item A on Special Circumstances Sheet.)
I have a disability and will request special accommodations. (Verification required. See Item B on Special Circumstances Sheet.)
I claim Veteran's Credit. (For qualifications see Item C on Special Circumstances Sheet.)
I claim Disabled Veteran's credit (For qualifications see Item C on Special Circumstances Sheet.)
I claim Parent Legacy Credits. (For qualifications see Item D on Special Circumstances Sheet.)
I claim Sibling Legacy Credits. (For qualifications see Item D on Special Circumstances Sheet.)
20. Education *
21. Email Address: *
22. How did you hear about the NYPD exam?: *


Section 50-b of the New York State Civil Service Law requires that all applicants for Civil Service examinations be asked the following questions:
23. Do you have any loans made or guaranteed by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation which are currently outstanding? *
24. If so, are you presently in default on such loan? *

Selective Certification

If you can speak, read, or write a foreign language, you may be considered for appointment to positions requiring this ability through a process called Selective Certification. If you qualify for Selective Certification you may be given preferred consideration for positions requiring this ability. If you wish to be considered for Selective Certification, answer any of the following questions that apply to the foreign language you can speak, read, or write (This process will involve a test in the foreign language(s) you select).
Do you wish to be considered for Selective Certification for the ability tospeak, read, or write a language other than English?  
If you select "Yes" please make your selections below to be considered for Selective Certification.
Albanian Hebrew Russian
Amaharic Hindustani-Hindi Serbo-Croatian
Arabic Hungarian Sign-Language
Armenian Indonesian Sindhi
Baluchi Igbo Slovak
Bengali Italian Somali
Braille Japanese Spanish
Bukhori Korean Swahili
Cambodian Kurdish Swedish
Cantonese Laotian Tagalog
Chechnyan Lithuanian Taishanese
Creole Malayalam Takij
Croatian Mandarin Tamil
Czech Mixtec Thai
Dari Native- American Tibetan
Dutch Nepali Turkish
Farsi Norwegian Ukrainian
Finnish Papiamento Urdu
French Polish Uzbek
Fukinese Portuguese Vietnamese
Gaelic-Irish Punjabi Yiddish
German Pashto Yoruba
Greek Romanian    
Other Language
not listed:

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