How do I obtain a license?

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Submit a “completed” application for review and evaluation for licensing. Application materials and requirements can be obtained on our website, or by calling the “Tennessee Private Protective Services” at 615.741.6382 or 615.532.9130.

Contract Security Company Basic Requirements – Owner, partners, or corporate qualifying agent must submit an application accompanied by a non-refundable application fee, fingerprints for background check, statements of any criminal records, proof of experience or successful completion of examination, letters of credit, proof of insurance as required by TCA 62-35-114, affidavit of guards employed, and license fee.

Proprietary Security Organization Basic Requirements – Qualifying Manager must submit an application, and proof of insurance as required by TCA 62-35-114.

Certified Security Guard Trainer Basic Requirements – Applicants must submit an application accompanied by a non-refundable application fee, proof of experience, proof of certification as a trainer, and certification fee.

Armed Guard Registration Basic Requirements – Applicants must submit an application accompanied by a non-refundable application fee, fingerprints for background check, statements of any criminal records, photos for identification card, proof of training, and registration fee.

Unarmed Guard Registration Basic Requirements – Applicants must submit an application accompanied by a non-refundable application fee, fingerprints for background check, statements of any criminal records, photos, proof of training, and registration fee.

Contact an agent. Submit a request