Message for U.S. Citizens: Registration for the June 2017 Foreign Service Exam

U.S. Embassy Managua will host the Foreign Service Officer Test on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Registration opens on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 and closes on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.  It is important to register and sign-up for a seat early since there are only 10 total spots available for the test.  To register, please go to:  Registration is not available through the Embassy.

If you are considering the test, or if you are thinking about which of the five career tracks is best for you, you can take this quiz to give you a better idea:

More information on the application process to become a Foreign Service Officer can be found at:  You can also purchase the official study guide at  When thinking about the Foreign Service, also consider opportunities offered through the Foreign Service Specialist Program.

For further information about security in Nicaragua: