Application Process

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.