You must submit the extension request form. It must be received prior to the expiration date with official documentation (include a copy of the physician's record of the injury or illness or a copy of the government orders) justifying the reason for the request and a projected date when the individual, business, or training school will be in compliance. The private security services business, individual or school must be non-operational during the period of extension.

The following are the only circumstances for which extensions may be granted:

  • Extended illness;
  • Extended injury;
  • Military or foreign service; or
  • Any emergency temporary assignment of private security personnel for purposes of (i) natural disaster, (ii) homeland security or (iii) documented threat by the private security services business or training school for which the personnel is employed.

The estimated date of when you will be able to fulfill all renewal requirements. The date can be extended if you are given new military orders or if your physical recovery is progressing slower than originally predicted. 

Yes. Additional renewal extensions may be approved upon written request of the person, business, or training school, provided an extension request is submitted with additional supporting documentation. The total time for renewal extension, including additional extensions, shall not exceed 12 months beyond the original expiration date.

No. Timely renewal of applications for licenses, registrations, and certifications are the responsibility of the individual businesses, training schools, instructors, compliance agents, and individual personnel, although DCJS sends out renewal reminders as a courtesy to the last known mailing address. 

Businesses, training schools and individual registrants or certified personnel can request a renewal extension. 

No. Extension requests can only be submitted prior to the expiration of the license, registration or certification.This restriction may be waived based on the Department's individual evaluation of circumstances that justifiy a waiver. 

No. The private security services person, business, or training school shall be non-operational during the period of extension unless given an exemption by the Department in an emergency situation.

Physician's note, military or government orders or documentation of emergency temporary assignment.