Department of Civil Service

Effective December 13, 2018, you will need a personal NY.gov ID to access Department online services, including applying for a civil service exam. If you do not have a personal NY.gov ID, please create an account. If you have any questions, please visit the FAQs page when you create an account.

Program Resources


Applying for the 55-b/c Program

To apply for the 55-b/c Programs you must submit an application and supporting documentation. The application packet is available in PDF PDF Document Icon or Microsoft Word Microsoft Word Document Icon format. Select the format of your choice, print the packet, then mail it in to the address shown. If you select the Microsoft Word format, you can complete the packet on-line, before you print and mail it in.
A packet includes
  • Application (4 pages)
  • Physician's Questionnaire