Division of Licensure and Regulatory Services

IMPORTANT NOTICE:Attention: The Division of Licensure and Regulatory Services is changing the way we receive communication and correspondence. To find out how this may impact you, click here or scroll down to the General Information section and click on “Announcements”.

Attention: Our online regulatory licensing system will be undergoing scheduled maintenance for approximately 3 hours on September 22, 2022 beginning at 11 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Fingerprint Submittal Reminder

As a reminder, an application and applicable fees must be submitted on-line prior to scheduling a fingerprint appointment. All fingerprints received prior to submitting an application and fees will not be accepted, and you will be required to submit new fingerprints when or after an application is submitted. Also, all criminal history records will be destroyed if received without an application and fees.    

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.