The Foreign Service Officer Test

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U.S. Embassy Jakarta will host two separate in-person testing sessions on February 7 and February 11 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  All interested candidates must register to take the FSOT at  Registration is open from December 19, 2022 to February 2, 2023.

FSOT Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, the U.S. Department of State requires that each candidate be:

  • A U.S. citizen on the date the candidate submits the registration package;
  • At least 20 years old and no older than 59 years of age on the day the candidate submits the registration;
  • At least 21 years old and not yet 60 on the day the candidate is appointed as an FSO; and
  • Available for worldwide assignments, including Washington, D.C.

Information about the Foreign Service selection process can be found at


If you have specific questions about the Foreign Service Officer Test you may send them to