Before arriving at your testing event, you must submit an LAPD application. To do so, go to myPD, create a profile, and complete an application. You can then locate and register for tests from the Personal Qualifications Essay (PQE) Calendar.
Effective September 15, 2012, any person appearing for a Civil Service test administered by the City of Los Angeles Personnel Department must present a valid State or Federal-issued photo identification card when appearing for the test. Any candidate who does not have a valid State or Federal-issued photo identification card will not be allowed to take the test.
Those planning to go to a Military Test Location must be active or retired military personnel and veterans, or Department of Defense civilian employees.