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New York State Police Recruitment Center

Exam Application

NYSP Employment

The first step toward achieving your goal of becoming a State Trooper is the completion of our entrance exam application.

The deadline to apply for the 2017 entrance examination for the position of New York State Trooper was September 1, 2017. The eligibility list for this exam can last up to four (4) years. We do not anticipate conducting another exam in the near future. If you would like to receive an E-mail notification of the next examination, click here.

We do offer a variety of non-sworn employment opportunities, with continuous job postings on this site. Please click here for a listing of current civilian employment opportunities.

Attention Military Candidates

If you are in the military when the application period opens and the test dates are established, apply on-line whether you know if you can attend or not. If you can’t attend during the regular exam period, you must request to take a Military Supplemental Exam. You must supply military orders to support your request to take the supplemental exam by the established deadline.

The supplemental exams will be given at the Academy within two years of the original filing deadline. More information will be provided when the application period opens.

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