The U.S. Foreign Service is a career like no other; every day U.S. Foreign Service Officers (FSOs) represent the United States to the world, promoting peace, stability and prosperity. We welcome your interest in this challenging, unique work where you can be involved in the important issues of the world, where you can contribute, and make a difference.
The Guide to the Foreign Service Officer Selection Process (263kb, available athttp://careers.state.gov/docs/3.0_FSO_RegGuide.pdf ) is provided for informational purposes only and contains information regarding registration for the test, sample test and essay questions, testing for individuals with disabilities, how to prepare for the test, as well as explanations of the different career tracks and life in the Foreign Service.
The next U.S. Foreign Service Officer Test will be offered at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo on November 6-7, 2008.
In Japan, the Embassy and Consulates will offer the FSOT according to the following schedule.
Fukuoka November 6-7
Nagoya November 6-7
Naha not available
Osaka November 7
Sapporo November 6
Tokyo November 6-7
To register, please go to http://careers.state.gov/officer/register.html
October 23, 11:59 p.m. (U.S. Central Standard Time): Deadline for candidates intending to test overseas to submit a completed Registration Package.
October 27, 11:59 p.m. (U.S. Central Standard Time): Deadline for candidates intending to test overseas to schedule a test seat.
October 29, 11:59 p.m. (U.S. Central Standard Time): Deadline for candidates intending to test in the U.S. to submit a completed Registration Package.
Seat scheduling for the November test began on September 24 for candidates who have completed their Registration Package.
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