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Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT)
January 8, 2024


The Foreign Service Officer Test for U.S. Citizens will be held at the U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, from 9:00am to 12:00pm, in the Computer Training Room located near the Warehouse.

If you are interested in taking this test, please note the deadlines below.

  • Monday, December 18, 2023: The test registration window opens. The window will be open for six weeks for candidates to submit applications and schedule seats. NOTE: Seats are filled on a first-come and only six seats are available each window.
  • Thursday, February 1, 2024: The registration window closes.

NOTE: In the past, some candidates waited until the last minute and either missed deadlines or found that desired testing locations were full. Candidates should schedule test seats early.

Details about registration and answers to FAQs are posted on the Pearson VUE website pearsonvue.com/fsot/

Candidates with specific questions may write to FSOTQuestions@state.gov