spacer
spacer

How to Apply & Renew

SPECIAL NOTICE: Due to technical difficulties, DCJS is not sending Renewal Notices at this time. Mailing of Renewal Notices will resume soon. Please ensure you submit renewals for your credentials at least 30 days before your expiration date to avoid delays in receiving your credentials.

Private Security Services provides registration, certification and licensure services for the private security industry. Below is a list of the types of registrations, certifications and licensures provided by Private Security Services as defined by the Code of Virginia. Click on the appropriate title below to learn more about the particular registration, certification or licensure procedures, including information on training requirements and how to apply and renew the registration, certification or license.

Please be aware that businesses, training schools, and individuals must be properly licensed, certified, or registered by DCJS prior to soliciting or engaging in private security services.

Home

Contact the Director
Contact Private Security Services
Contact Regulatory Affairs
Contact Law Enforcement Services
Contact Victims Services
Contact Juvenile Services
Contact Correctional Services
Contact Research Center

About the Director

Director's Bio

Quick Links

Human Trafficking
Report Campus or Local Emergency
Forfeited Asset Sharing Program
Blueprints for Change: Criminal Justice Policy Issues in Virginia

Strategic & Service Area Plans
Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission
Integrated Justice Program

National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) check current status Need help? Dial 2-1-1
Department of Criminal Justice Services
1100 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
804.786-4000
FOIA
WAI Level A Compliant
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer
spacer