General Procedures

Certifications

The requirements can be found in 6 VAC 20-171-160 of the Regulations.
For individuals with criminal convictions only.
The requirements can be found in 6 VAC 20-171-30 of the Regulations.

The requirements can be found in 6 VAC 20-171-135 of the Regulations. Firearms endorsements must be renewed annually. In order to renew, individuals must complete firearms retraining within the 90 days prior to the expiration of their current firearm endorsement.

Businesses, training schools, and individuals can apply for a renewal extension according to 6 VAC 20-171-190 of the Regulations.
The requirements can be found in 6 VAC 20-171-170 of the Regulations.
The requirements can be found in 6 VAC 20-171-290 of the Regulations. Authorization is good for 24 months.
For questions on eligibility refer to the Regulations Relating to Private Security Services 6 VAC 20-171-450 Entry Level and 6 VAC 20-171-460 in-service training exemption.
Official third-party documentation details.