Division of Licensure and Regulatory Services


Attention:  Our offices will be closed on November 24th through November 26th in observance of Thanksgiving.  We will be available again at 8:30 am on November 29th.

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”.

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.