Attn: U.S. Citizens Interested in Becoming a U.S. Foreign Service Officer (Diplomat)

Are you an American Citizen thinking about becoming a U.S. Foreign Service Officer?

The first step is to take the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT).

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, the U.S. Department of State requires that each candidate meet the following requirements.

  • 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 years old on the day the candidate is appointed as a Foreign Service Officer.
  • Available for worldwide assignments, including Washington, D.C.

The Office of Human Resources, in conjunction with Pearsonvue, will offer the FSOT at the American Center Monrovia Computer Lab, located at the U.S. Embassy, Monrovia.

The test will be held at the following times:

Monday, February 3, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

To register for the test and find out more about the selection process, go to  Registration closes on January 29, 2020 and there are only six seats at each session, so do not delay if you are interested.

The following link at the U.S. Department of State describes the Process for Becoming a Foreign Services Officer:

Questions can be directed to: