Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) in Lima

Interested in Being a Diplomat? Take the Foreign Service Officer Test.

The next opportunity to join the Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer (diplomat) will be in October 2018!  The computer-based Foreign Service Officer exam will be offered in Lima on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at 0900 (9:00 a.m.), and the afternoon of Thursday, October 4, 2018, at 1300 (1:00 p.m.).

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If you decide that the Foreign Service is the right life for you, you must first take the computer-based Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT).  In order to register for the FSOT in Lima, please register for the FSOT at  You will receive an on-screen confirmation message after you submit completed eligibility verification and application forms, and a second confirmation message after you select a seat.  You will also receive an e-mail from Pearson VUE, which includes details about your testing appointment, ID requirements, and directions to the testing center.

The Test registration window opened on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 and closes on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

Please do not delay in registering and scheduling your test seat!  We will have 16 seats available on each dateIf the test seats are all filled, you will have to take the exam next time it is offered.  The test is currently offered three times a year, both within the U.S. and at certain locations overseas.


U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru
Avenida La Encalada cdra. 17 s/n
Surco, Lima 33, Peru
Telephone(answered 24/7): +51.1.618.2000
Lima ACS Facebook page

U.S. Consular Agency, Cusco
Avenida El Sol 449 Office #201
Cusco, Peru
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State Department – Consular Affairs
+1.888.407.4747 or +1.202.501.4444

Peru Country Information

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