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State Application - Std. 678

How to Obtain and Complete a State Application

After you locate an exam or vacancy which you have determined you are qualified for, you will need to complete a State application. Read it carefully and answer all questions that apply to you. It is best to type or print neatly in blue or black ink. The completed application is an example of your comprehension skills, your ability to follow directions, and your attention to detail. Be sure to sign all applications. Applications must be submitted by the final filing date as indicated on the exam or vacancy bulletins. LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

The official California State Examination/Employment Application Form Std. 678 is available online from the California Department of Human Resources. The application may also be obtained from any California State Personnel Board or Employment Development Department office.

Out-of-State applicants may obtain an official state application form by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

California Department of Human Resources
Service Center
P.O. Box 944201
Sacramento, CA 94244-2010

Note: Original signatures are required on all application submitted for an examination or a vacancy. It is a good idea to make additional copies of your application after completion, but before signing.

Last Updated: 3/2/2018