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Apply for Peace Officer Exam

BEFORE YOU CONTINUE, PLEASE NOTE: If you have ever taken the Minnesota Peace Officer Exam or are applying for a Reciprocity, Reinstatement of Eligibility or Retake Exam, please STOP. These applications are not available online. You must contact the POST Board at 651-643-3060 for instructions on how to apply.


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: https://mn.gov/elicense/gateway/