Becoming a UHP Trooper
Minimum Requirements (1)
20.5 years old, high school diploma or GED, U.S. Citizen or LPR card holder, no felony convictions
Apply Online (2)
All candidates must apply through the online portal
Go to Application
Prepare for Testing Day (3)
Get ready for the Physical Abilities Test (PAT), Written Exam and Initial Interview
Review Testing Day Details
Background Investigation (4)
If you pass the Physical Abilities Test, written exam, and initial interview, you will be invited to complete the background investigation.
Majors Interview (5)
Applicants will undergo a 20 minute panel interview with UHP Assistant Superintendents. Successful candidates may receive a conditional offer of employment and move on the next steps of the selection process.
Exams & Evaluations (6)
After being cleared through your background investigation, you will complete the Psych Exam, Medical Evaluation and Polygraph Exam.
Start the Academy (7)
Once you successfully pass every test and evaluation, you will be put on a hiring roster, pending official offer and Academy start date.