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New York State Police Recruitment Center

Vision Requirement

Uncorrected (without glasses or contacts) - No worse than 20/100 in each eye and must be able to be corrected to 20/20 in each eye. Correction may be achieved using glasses, contact lenses, or surgery.

Surgery must be completed at least 30 days prior to physical ability testing. If a candidate is not able to complete the surgery prior to physical ability testing date then the candidate must have documentation showing that an appointment to have the surgery completed has been made within 5 days after the PAT.

Color blindness is disqualifying.

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