60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Foreign Service Officer Test Registration Form, 4394 [2018-01666]

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[FR Doc. 2018–01749 Filed 1–29–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10263] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Foreign Service Officer Test Registration Form Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Jan 29, 2018 Jkt 244001 comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to April 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2018–0004’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: FSOTQuestions@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Board of Examiners for the Foreign Service, FSOT Registration Form Comments Department of State SA–1, H–518. 2401 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20522. • Fax: (202) 736–9190, Attn: FSOT Registration Form Comments You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Board of Examiners for the Foreign Service, Department of State SA–1, H–518. 2401 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20522. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Registration for the Foreign Service Officer Test. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0008. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Human Resources, Board of Examiners. • Form Number: DS–1998E. • Respondents: Registrants for the Foreign Service Officer Test. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 12,000. • Average Time per Response: 2 hours. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 24,000 hours. • Frequency: Annually. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. 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Abstract of Proposed Collection Individuals registering for the Foreign Service Officer Test will complete a Registration Form, asking for their name, age, Social Security Number, contact information, ethnicity, education and work history, and military experience. The information will be used to prepare and issue admission to the Foreign Service Officer Test, to provide data useful for improving future tests, and to conduct research studies based on the test results. Methodology The registration process, which includes concurrent application submission and seat selection, opens approximately four (4) weeks prior to each testing window. To register, individuals go to pearsonvue.com/fsot/ during the four-week period prior to a specific testing window to create an account, submit completed eligibility verification and application forms, and select a location and seat for the specific test date. Kristi Hogan, Staff Director, HR/REE/BEX, Department of State. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 20 (Tuesday, January 30, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10263]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Foreign Service 
Officer Test Registration Form

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are 
requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals 
and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for 
public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to April 
2, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on 
this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the 
document by entering ``Docket Number: DOS-2018-0004'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: [email protected].
     Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Board of Examiners 
for the Foreign Service, FSOT Registration Form Comments Department of 
State SA-1, H-518. 2401 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20522.
     Fax: (202) 736-9190, Attn: FSOT Registration Form Comments
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and 
supporting documents, to Board of Examiners for the Foreign Service, 
Department of State SA-1, H-518. 2401 E Street NW, Washington, DC 
20522.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Registration for the 
Foreign Service Officer Test.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0008.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Human Resources, Board of 
Examiners.
     Form Number: DS-1998E.
     Respondents: Registrants for the Foreign Service Officer 
Test.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 12,000.
     Average Time per Response: 2 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 24,000 hours.
     Frequency: Annually.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a 
Benefit.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.
    Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.

Abstract of Proposed Collection

    Individuals registering for the Foreign Service Officer Test will 
complete a Registration Form, asking for their name, age, Social 
Security Number, contact information, ethnicity, education and work 
history, and military experience. The information will be used to 
prepare and issue admission to the Foreign Service Officer Test, to 
provide data useful for improving future tests, and to conduct research 
studies based on the test results.

Methodology

    The registration process, which includes concurrent application 
submission and seat selection, opens approximately four (4) weeks prior 
to each testing window. To register, individuals go to pearsonvue.com/fsot/ during the four-week period prior to a specific testing window to 
create an account, submit completed eligibility verification and 
application forms, and select a location and seat for the specific test 
date.

Kristi Hogan,
Staff Director, HR/REE/BEX, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2018-01666 Filed 1-29-18; 8:45 am]
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