Take 8 hour Pre-Assignment training course at accredited training center
You've passed! Now it's time to start the license application process.
application process #1: ID
Two forms of id. One must be a NYS Drivers License or DMV id if you don't drive.
application process #2: fingerprinting
Go to an approved NYS electronic fingerprinting office. Fee is $102 payable by money order.
Fill out NYS Licensing Services form. Fee is $36.
application process #3: NYS
Copies of court dispositions are required to include with application.
Generally, it takes 3-6 weeks to receive your license.
License in the mail!
- 16 Hour On the Job Training course required within 90 days of employment as a security guard
--8 hour Annual In-Service training. Must be taken every 12 months in order to renew your license (good for 2 years).
follow up training
if record of misdeameanors or felonies
After initial training class, a NYS security guard license can be obtained in 3-6 weeks. Star Security Training will process your application for a $20 fee.