NJSP Registration Instructions (11 Easy Steps)
Step 1: Click on the link below to go to the NJ State Police website:
Step 2: Scroll down and under the heading “Application Section” click on the first link “Security Officer Application”
Step 3: Click on the “First Time Applicant” option.
Step 4: Choose “Security Officer Certification” as the type of application.
Step 5: Read the User Agreement and click on the “I Accept” option.
Step 6: You will be directed to the “Create User Account” page, you must do the following listed below:
- Create a User Id
- Create a password, and write the exact same password in the “Confirm Password” space.
- Choose a security password question and answer that you will remember, in the event that you cannot access the account.
- Please remember to write down your User Id and password. You will not be able to create a new account in the future.
Step 7: Please fill out all of your information. If the words are highlighted in red, you must provide that piece for information. If the word is in bold black ink, providing that piece of information is optional.
Step 8: After you pay for the certification, you will be asked to answer a few questions by selecting “yes” or “no”.
Step 9: After you have completed this process, you will be able to print your “Fingerprint Form” and “Temporary Certificate”. You can open the form by clicking on the form name. If you cannot find these forms go to “Security Officer”, and select “My Applications” from the drop down menu.
Step 10: Please bring a copy of the Temporary Certificate to class. If you need help registering for the Temporary Certificate from the NJ State Police, we can help you register on the day of the class.
Step 11: Print a copy of your Fingerprint Form, and follow the instructions provided on the form to learn how you can have your fingerprints processed and sent to the state police.