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Additional Information:

FAQ Organization
  1. If you were ever terminated from any law enforcement or private security business as a result of misconductor incompetence, you are not eligible for a waiver and will need to complete the full entry-level training if you wish to be registered in Virginia.
  2. If the individual receiving a partial exemption does not apply to the department for registration within 12 months from the date of issuance, the exemption shall become null and void.
  3. You may only apply for one Registration or Certification, plus firearms training exemption, on the application. For example, you can request exemptions for security officer and handgun training and qualification on one application, but you would need to complete a new application if you also were seeking exemption for private investigator.