In order to apply for an examination, you must submit a completed application, the examination fee, and supporting documentation to our Office by the application deadline specified in the Examination Announcement.
Applications may be picked up at our office, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:45 pm or a writable PDF version is available here. If you choose to download and complete the PDF version, you must print the completed application and submit a hard copy to our Office following the instructions below. To obtain an application by mail, send in a self-addressed, stamped Number 10 envelope with two first-class stamps and the title of the examination clearly written on the back flap of the envelope. This envelope must be received at least five days before the filing deadline.
There is a $40 non-refundable examination fee. Payment must be submitted with the application at the time of filing in the form of a certified bank check or money order made out to the "Town of Hempstead". No cash or personal checks will be accepted. The fee must be submitted for each separately numbered examination for which you apply. However, the fee may be waived if you are a Town of Hempstead resident who is unemployed and primarily responsible for the support of a household, or are receiving public assistance.
Submitting the Application
Applications and the accompanying fee payment and documentation must be submitted in person to this Office on or before the last date of filing (application deadline) or sent by mail with the date of the postmark on or before application deadline. Applications submitted or postmarked after the deadline will not be accepted. If you choose to download and complete the PDF version of the application, it must be printed and a hard copy must be submitted to this Office by the application deadline.