Promotion Examinations Open to State Employees

You may now apply for all our promotion/transition examinations on-line. This service offers an alternative to obtaining, filling out and mailing in the NYS-APP form. See the announcement for specific information.

When applying on-line for a promotion/transition examination you must:

  1. First view the examination announcement and select "Apply On-line" to begin the application process.
  2. Read the examination announcement carefully and follow the instructions there for on-line filing.
  3. Create a Civil Service User ID and password if this is your first time, OR Use your existing Civil Service User ID and password.
  4. Complete the application process by reading each page carefully and following the instructions.
  5. Submit online credit card payment of non-refundable application processing fee unless you qualify for a waiver.
  6. Submit your online application before midnight on the last date for filing stated on the announcement.

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