ELMS Online

This site provides information about the NYS Department of Civil Service Eligible List Management System (ELMS).

ELMS Online is provided for informational purposes only.
Agencies cannot use ELMS Online to obtain eligible lists or certifications for the purpose of making appointments.

Under the menu item My Information, there are three options. For each option, you will first see the Log-In Screen (if not logged in already) where you will be required to log-in using your Civil Service ID. The Log-In screen will allow you to create a Civil Service ID, if you do not yet have one.


Please note that List Preferences has moved from My Information to My List Management.


New Under the menu item List Management, there are three options. For each option, you will first see the Log-In Screen (if not logged in already) where you will be required to log-in using your Civil Service ID. The Log-In screen will allow you to create a Civil Service ID, if you do not yet have one.


Under the menu item Lists, you can view Eligible Lists based on the following options:

From each of these initial screens you can view an Eligible List by following the directions on the screen.

On some pages, there are links to additional information related to the Eligible List you are viewing.


New Under the menu item Reference, you can find:


ELMS does not contain information about certain kinds of eligible lists. For Decentralized Examinations/Lists, resulting from examinations decentralized to (conducted by) another agency, contact the agency to which you submitted your examination application. For information regarding Managed Placement lists, call the phone number for that list number on the Managed Placement Lists page.