1. What do the application fees cover?
    These fees reflect the costs of handling, issuance, and production associated with administering and processing applications for licensing, registration, certification and other administrative requests for services relating to programs regulated by the Private Security Services Section.

  2. I changed my mind about becoming involved in private security. Can I get a refund?
    No. All fees are non-refundable.

  3. What is this fee for?

    All fees are listed on each application. Go to the Forms & Applications page to view and/or download the applications.  In addition a full schedule of fees is available in the regulations 6VAC20-171-20.

  4. What is the reinstatement fee?

    For any Private Security or SCOP programs, a reinstatement fee must be submitted for renewal applications received within 60 days after a license, registration or certification has expired. The reinstatement fee is 50% above and beyond the renewal fee and must be submitted with all appropriate paperwork before your renewal will be issued.   Bail Bondsmen and Bail Enforcement Agents do not have provisions for reinstatement.

  5. What happens if my check was returned for insufficient funds?
    DCJS may suspend the registration, license, certification, or authority it has granted any person, licensee or registrant.

  6. I paid for one of my applications but not the other. Why haven't I been issued the one that has been paid?
    No licenses, certifications or registrations will be issued until all outstanding fees or monetary penalties owed to DCJS are paid in full.

  7. Can I send in the documentation for waivers and/or compliance agent applications to have it approved BEFORE I send in the fee?
    No. Applications and/or documentation received without proper fees cannot be processed and will be returned.

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