The Private Security Industry in Louisiana is governed by La. R.S. 37:3270 – 3299, Private Security Regulatory and Licensing Law.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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Last Updated: 03/08/2019
I want to start my own company. What do I need to do & what is required?
How do apply for my security guard registration and affiliate with a company on the eLicensure portal?
How do I receive a company, qualifying agent, or instructor application packet?
How many fingerprint cards must accompany a company or qualifying agent application? How many fingerprint cards must an instructor provide for an application?
How can a company obtain fingerprint cards from the Board office?
What is the minimum general liability insurance a company or instructor must have?
How do I verify security officer training?
Can a company representative or instructor fax documentation to the Board office?
Does a security officer receive their permanent registration card if they are not working for a licensed company?
Can security officers get a copy of their training?
If a security officer has been registered with another company do we have to send fingerprints in on them?
Does an applicant need to send a Fingerprint Authorization Form and Disclosure every time fingerprints are sent?
When does the LSBPSE issue a permanent security officer registration card?
Can a security officer work for more than one company at a time?
How long is a security officer’s registration card valid?
How many days does a company have to reinstate a security officer that has been terminated?
What kind of training is required for a security officer in Louisiana?
How long is training valid?
What firearms are regulated by the state and can be carried by a security officer?
Once a security officer with a criminal record is cleared to work will they always be cleared?
Can a security company receive information about an arrest record of an employee?
Can a security officer be employed/registered if they were denied while employed with another company?
How is a company notified of audits?
What records are required to be retained by the company per La. Admin. Code tit. 46 § LIX-803?
How long is a company required to retain their records for security officers?
How often are audits conducted?
When will a company be notified of the results of an audit?
What happens when a company issues a check to the Board office that has been returned marked as NSF?
Why should a cover sheet be submitted for each packet sent to the Board office?
How often are board meetings held?