Utah Department of Public Safety

Highway Patrol - Join UHP - Becoming a Trooper

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Utah State Trooper. Applications ARE NOT being accepted at this time. If you are interested in future recruitments and would like to be emailed when those recruitments open, please go to http://statejobs.utah.gov  Under "Job Search" select "Job Interest Cards/Subscriptions", then select "Law Enforcement" as a category, then fill in your contact informaiton and submit.  Your subscription will stay active for one (1) year.

The basic eligibility requirements for being hired as a Trooper are:

Click here to see if you meet all the Minimum Requirements to become a State Trooper.

All applicants interested in becoming a State Trooper are required to take a written exam called the P.O.S.T. Entrance Exam. Click here for more information and testing locations.

  • Test results normally take two weeks for the results.
  • Arrangements are available for out-of-state applicants.
  • For additional information.
[Last Update - Monday, 12-Jan-2015 08:10:03 MST]