information provides the details for peace officers currently
certified in another state that are seeking certification in Nevada. This
information is also helpful for Nevada agencies that are interested in
hiring certified officers from another state as it details the requirements and
procedures required. Please read all the information and all the documents on
this page to provide you with the details of the Reciprocity program.
Even if you qualify for reciprocity, your employing agency may require
you to attend a Basic Academy.
program is for peace officer’s ONLY
that will meet Nevada’s reciprocity requirements as listed on this website.
ALL RECIPROCITY APPLICANTS MUST PASS PT TEST ADMINISTERED BY POST.
All fees associated with taking this training program are non-refundable
employed by a Nevada Law Enforcement Agency = $200.00
currently employed by a Nevada Law Enforcement Agency = $400.00
will be accepted in the form of cashier’s check, money order, or agency check payable to Nevada POST. No personal checks will be accepted. For Nevada State Agencies, a billing claim
will be issued via email and payment will be expected within 15 days. (The course cannot be started until payment
is received.) You will have 90 days to complete this course. If you have not completed the course in 90 days, the course will be locked and you will have to pay again to start it over.
who successfully pass this training program have 24 months to gain employment
as a Nevada peace officer. If 24 months lapse and you have not gained employment as a Nevada Peace officer, the training will expire and you will be required to take the training again or attend a basic academy. Once you are employed, your agency will make arrangements for you to complete the physical fitness test (within 16 weeks from date of hire) and take the online state certification exam.
* It is IMPORTANT to understand that completion of the training program and passing the written State Certification Examination is not a guarantee of your eligibility for the POST
Basic Certificate. When you are hired as a Nevada peace officer, Nevada POST
will verify all eligibility and confirm if all eligibility requirements have
If all eligibility requirements have not been met, then you will
be required to attend a basic academy.
* Even if you qualify for reciprocity, your employing agency
may require you to attend a full Basic Academy.
HOW TO ENROLL:
IN ORDER TO ENROLL IN THIS COURSE, FILL OUT THE RECIPROCITY TRAINING COURSE REGISTRATION FORM AND MAIL IT IN WITH YOUR PAYMENT (PERSONAL CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED).
***ALL RECIPROCITY APPLICANTS MUST PASS THE PT TEST ADMINISTERED BY POST WITHIN 16 WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF HIRE.***