Division of Licensure and Regulatory Services

Information regarding Private Security application processing times

Welcome to the Division of Licensure and Regulatory Services web page. Please select your program from the menu above. The link will direct you to that program's page for additional information.

The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, Division of Licensure and Regulatory Services involves the oversight and enforcement of five regulatory programs to include: Private Security Services; Bail Bondsmen; Bail Enforcement Agents; Special Conservators of the Peace; and Tow Truck Drivers. The Division is dedicated to providing excellent customer service to our constituents and professionals serving the private side of public safety.

We do not accept cash payments. Payments may be made using a check, money order or credit/debit card. Credit/debit card payments must be made using the Credit Card Authorization form. Credit card payments cannot be made over the phone.

Customer Service CenterMonday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone - 804.786.4700 
Fax - 804.786.6344
To mail Applications and Correspondence:PO Box 1300
Richmond VA 23218
To conduct business at our office:1100 Bank Street
Richmond VA 23219
To contact us by email:Click here