BSIS Security Guard Fact Sheet  A list of the requirements you need to get your California guard card in order to work as a Security Guard.

Application For California Guard Card

BSIS Proprietary Private Security Employer Fact Sheet  – Description and fact sheet of what a PSE does and who they hire.

Application for California Proprietary Private Security Officer 

Live Scan Online Form  List of the Live Scan Forms, be sure to download and fill out the appropriate live scan form for the job you want.

Live Scan Location Locator Where Live Scan fingerprinting services are available to the public.

Online Licensing  A breakdown of registration fees, renewal fees and the DOJ and FBI fees to be paid at live scan location.  * Please note:  Each live scan location charges an additional fee and because they are all different we cannot quote a price for the actual live scan.  Go to the Live Scan Locator, above, and find locations near you to call ahead to compare the fees at the different locations.

License Search for A California Security Guard or Registration for a Proprietary Private Security OfficerCheck if either a California Guard Card is current/active or if a Proprietary Private Security Officer registration is current/active.

Once cleared, print your cleared security guard status and present it to your prospective employer for employment.

Renewals of your Proprietary Private Security Officer or California Guard Card can be done online at the link below!

California Security Officer Online Licensing Renewal – submit initial applications, renew registrations, request duplicate registrations, and make address changes.

Note: You do not need your actual guard card in hand to apply for employment just the print out is sufficient. After the cleared status you will receive your actual guard card in the mail in approximately 10 to 15 days.