Where and When can I take a test?

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TESTING NOTICE: Due to the impacts of Hurricane Ida, the Saturday Test Session at Delgado scheduled for September 25, 2021, has been canceled.

The new Protective Services Exam (series 2100) is now being given. To register, click here. All LEAPS scores expire October 1st, 2021. Take the PSE now to apply for future vacancies!

TESTING UPDATE: Effective 7/26/21, masks are required in all state buildings regardless of vaccination status.


Testing Information

  • No test takers will be admitted into the office after the stated time of the exam. Allow adequate time to get through security before the test time
  • Seating will be limited, and test takers will be admitted on a first come, first served basis
  • In order to receive a test score, you must apply for the test you wish to take in your job seeker account in LA Careers. Information on LA Careers and the process for applying for tests can be found at jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov.
  • A picture ID and proof of social security number will be required to test.
  • Effective 7/26/21, masks are required in all state buildings regardless of vaccination status.

Test Taker Reminders

  • Arrive Early.
  • Bring the following with you:
    • Picture ID
    • Social Security Card/Document
  • 2-1/2 hours allowed for test.
  • Cell phones must be turned off.
  • If your cell phone rings, your test materials will be taken and you will not receive a score.

Below is a map of Louisiana showing the locations of the State Civil Service testing locations. To get directions to each of the site locations, click on the indicator for the site, then click on 'Google+ Page'.


Test Schedules

Baton Rouge Testing and Recruiting Center

The Baton Rouge Testing and Recruiting Center is located on the first floor of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry Building at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. The testing schedule for this office is detailed below. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time.

Test Schedule
Monday 12:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am
Thursday 12:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am

The office hours are 7:45am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Please note at this time, testing is the only service that will be provided.


Lake Charles Saturday Testing Center

The Lake Charles Saturday testing center is located at McNeese State University in the Recreational Sports Complex at 4150 Vernon Drive, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA 70605. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test in this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:30 am in order to be in the testing room by 8am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

Please print and bring the copy of your test application with you to the exam.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing center, please arrive early; testing is done on a first come, first served basis.

Test Schedule
February 27, 2021 August 21, 2021
March 20, 2021 September 18, 2021
April 24, 2021 October 16, 2021
May 22, 2021 – CANCELED November 13, 2021
June 19, 2021 December 11, 2021
July 24, 2021
Opelousas Saturday Testing Center

The Opelousas Saturday testing center is located at South Louisiana Community College – T. H. Harris Campus, 322 E. South St., Opelousas, LA 70570. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test at this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:30 am in order to be in the testing room by 8:00 am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

Please print and bring the copy of your test application with you to the exam.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a first come, first served basis.

Test Schedule
January 9, 2021 July 10, 2021
February 6, 2021 August 7, 2021
March 13, 2021 September 11, 2021
April 10, 2021 October 9, 2021
May 15, 2021 November 6, 2021
June 12, 2021 December 4, 2021
West Monroe Saturday Testing Center

The West Monroe Saturday testing center is located at Louisiana Technical College – Delta/Ouachita Campus, 609 Vocational Parkway, West Monroe, LA 71292. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test at this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:30 am in order to be in the testing room by 8:00 am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

Please print and bring the copy of your test application with you to the exam.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
January 9, 2021 July 10, 2021
February 6, 2021 August 7, 2021
March 6, 2021 September 11, 2021
April 10, 2021 October 9, 2021
May 15, 2021 – NEW DATE November 6, 2021
June 5, 2021 December 4, 2021
Shreveport Saturday Testing Center

The Shreveport Saturday testing center is located at Louisiana Technical College – Shreveport Campus, Building E, 2010 N Market St, Shreveport, LA 71107. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test at this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:30 am in order to be in the testing room by 8:00 am. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

Please print and bring the copy of your test application with you to the exam.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early; testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
January 23, 2021 July 17, 2021
February 20, 2021 August 7 & 28, 2021
March 13 & 27, 2021 September 18, 2021
April 17, 2021 October 2 & 23 , 2021
May 1 & 15, 2021 November 13, 2021
June 12 & 26, 2021 December 11, 2021
New Orleans Saturday Testing Center

The New Orleans Saturday testing center is located at Delgado Community College – City Park Campus at 615 City Park Ave, New Orleans, LA in Building 1, all applicants will enter at the front of the building. This Saturday testing center offers all State Civil Service tests.

In order to test in this center, you must arrive promptly at 7:30 am in order to be in the testing room by 8:00 am and there is no eating or drinking allowed in the testing area. The testing schedule for this center is detailed below.

*Due to the limited capacity of the testing centers, please arrive early, testing is on a First come, First served basis.

Test Schedule
August 14, 2021 January 15, 2022
August 28, 2021 January 29, 2022
September 11, 2021 – CANCELED February 5, 2022
September 25, 2021 – CANCELED February 12, 2022
October 9, 2021 March 5, 2022
October 23, 2021 March 19, 2022
November 6, 2021 April 2, 2022
November 20, 2021 April 23, 2022
December 4, 2021 May 14, 2022