How to Apply | SCDPS Skip to main content
The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

How to Apply

STEP 1: Before You Apply

The South Carolina Highway Patrol is currently accepting applications. Please read ALL instructions on this page carefully before applying.

Submitting Your Application

Once you have read and agreed to the disqualifiers and residency requirements in the links above:

  1. Go to to submit your application and follow the steps below.
  2. Click on “Search Openings.”
  3. Enter "State Trooper" in the Search field.
  4. Click the "State Trooper" listing and click the green "Apply" button on the job description page. (You will need to set up an account with a username and password BEFORE you apply.)
  5. Please fill out all information on the application, and ensure you have a valid e-mail address included, as all correspondence will be done through e-mail.

STEP 2 - Go to Application