Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT)

The Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) will be conducted at post on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Public Affairs Section (PAS) from 9:00am – 1:00pm. Registration for the February test opens on Wednesday, January 02, 2019 and will close on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.  To register for the test please go to

The FSOT is the entry exam for U.S. citizens interested in becoming Foreign Service Officers with the U.S. Department of State.  The FSOT is an important part of the FSO selection process, covering the job knowledge, English expression, and biographic information necessary to work as a Foreign Service Officer. The FSOT also includes an essay.  Detailed information about the Foreign Service selection process can be found at

For more information about the test registration process, test window dates, schedules and additional details, please visit:

If you have specific questions about the Foreign Service Officer Test you may send them to or contact HR Office on extension 3356 and 3441.