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MTA Exams Forms and Instructions

Updated Jun 3, 2024

These forms will help if you are applying for a job at the MTA, or if you are submitting an application for one of the MTA's exams. Please refer to the current schedule of examinations to see which positions are currently accepting applications. 

Instructions & Guides

Online Application Guide: Use this guide if you need help applying online for an exam.

Online Payment TutorialUse this guide if you are having problems submitting a payment for an exam. Use this after you finish the application and get a seven-digit confirmation number.

Exam Fee Waiver Guide and Request FormUse this guide to submit a request to waive the fee for an exam. Please refer to a specific position's Notice of Examination (NOE) for instructions on how to submit an exam application when requesting a fee waiver.

Special Circumstances Guide This guide has instructions on how to request testing accommodations due to religious observance or a disability, or changes to your contact information.


Education and Experience Test Paper: Use this form if you have to detail your educational background or work experience. If you need help, please look at this sample form

Education and Experience Appeal Form: Use this form to appeal your education and experience disqualification. Only use this form if there is not an exam-specific appeal form available on this page. Please read these instructions on how to complete the Appeal Form.

Contact Information Correction FormUse this form to update your contact information.

Foreign Education Fact Sheet: Use this form if you have completed classes or other education outside of the United States that could be used for credit toward your examination. Education is considered foreign if it was completed outside of the 50 states and Washington, D.C., or outside the territories of the United States, including American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

Civil Service Exam/Employment Rules & Regulations

General Examination Regulations of the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)This guide includes information from the City of New York about Civil Service examination application fees, special examinations, and more.

Personnel Rules and Regulations of the City of New YorkThis page includes information about Civil Service employment in the City of New York.