The New York State Department of State Division of Licensing Services is responsible for issuing the New York State Security Guard License.
The completed application must include the following:
- A completed, signed Application (given out and reviewed at class)
- An 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Certificate of Completion (received at end of class)
- Receipt from Electronic Fingerprints
- $36 Application fee in the form of a money order or cashier’s check, made out to NYS Department of State.
Use this link to the Division of Criminal Justice Services to learn more
New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services WAIVER OF POLICE OFFICER TRAINING REQUIREMENT — Please visit click on this link to read about this waiver:
New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services SECURITY GUARD PROGRAM – SECURITY GUARD TRAINING WAIVER APPLICATION