A security guard as defined in Article 7A of the General Business Law [§89-f (6)] is a person (other than an active police officer) employed in NYS to principally perform one or more of the following duties, and the person is not performing the functions of a private investigator as defined in Section 71 of Article 7 of the General Business Law:-protection of persons and/or property from harm, theft, and/or unlawful activity;
The latest information and requirements for licensure are available on the New York State Department of State, Division of Licensing Services website at http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/securityguard/sguard.html.
$36 - Initial Application
In 2014, there were 80,463 licenses issued for this occupation.
As of December 31, 2014, there were 168,412 active licenses for this occupation.
New York State Department of State
Division of Licensing Services
One Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 22001
Albany, New York 12201-2001
Phone: (518) 474-4429
Fax: (518) 473-6648
33-9032 - Security Guards
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.
This page was last updated on 1/13/15.
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