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Apply for Peace Officer Exam

ONLY FIRST TIME APPLICANTS  for the Peace Officer Licensing Exam can apply online.

To take any other exam STOP and call the POST Board at 651-643-3060 for instructions on how to apply.

If you are applying for:

  • Reciprocity
  • Reinstatement of Eligibility
  • Any Retake Exam

STOP and call the POST Board at 651-643-3060.


 If you have completed your pre-service education and training, you may submit your Peace Officer Exam Request application online.
What you will need:

  1. A working email account
  2. A credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Discover) or checking account (bank routing number and your account number)

What you will do online:

  1. Create a user id
  2. Login and set your password
  3. Select “Apply for an Exam/New License” and then “Apply for Peace Officer Exam”
  4. Fill out the online form
  5. Pay

After you have finished, you will receive two emails: an application summary and a payment confirmation.

To begin, click on this link: