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Join UHP – Becoming a Trooper

We do not currently have a recruitment period open. Check back here soon for our next recruitment.

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

    • High school diploma or GED
    • Age 21 and over
    • US Citizen
    • A background demonstrating good moral character

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.

Recruiting on Instagram Stories

We’ve shared a lot of information about joining UHP on our Instagram Stories.

Click here to check them out or visit our Instagram page @utahhighwaypatrol

Screen cap of UHP Instagram story with text reading What does the Physical Assessment test look like? Check out Sgt. Fallows on IGTV Swipe up and shows animated people doing push ups sit ups and running.


Click here to contact a recruiter