Oregon State Security Guard Licensing Information

Security Guard Union Oregon | United Federation LEOS-PBA OR | Oregon
Oregon State UNARMED SECURITY GUARDS LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

State Security Licensing Authorities: Oregon

Security Guard Union Oregon | United Federation LEOS-PBA OR | Oregon
Security Guard Union Oregon | United Federation LEOS-PBA OR | Oregon
Security Guard Union Oregon | United Federation LEOS-PBA OR | Oregon

Oregon How to get your unarmed private security guard license

What are the minimum standards for an Armed Private Security professional?

Private security providers must be:

  • At least 21 years of age; and

Must have earned one of the following:

  • A high school ​diploma; a General Education Development (GED) certificate; or a four-year, post-secondary degree issued by an accredited degree-granting college or university.

 

​Be of good moral fitness as determined by a background check, department investigation or other reliable sources. A lack of good moral fitness includes, but is not limited to, mandatory and discretionary disqualifying misconduct as described in OAR 259-060-0320.

 

Please review the Background Check Information page to review mandatory and discretionary disqualifiers prior to applying for certification or licensure.​

Certification and Licensure Fees

Unarmed Professional Curriculum

Unarmed Professional Basic Course

Unarmed Professional Refresher Course

Unarmed Private Security Training PowerPoint

 

An app​licant for certification as an armed private security professional or firearms instructor must not:

 

  • Have been committed to the Mental Health and Development Disability Services Division under ORS 426.130, or similar order in another jurisdiction;

  • Have been found to be mentally ill and subject to an order under ORS 426.130 prohibiting the person from purchasing or possessing a firearm as a result of that mental illness;

  • Be prohibited under US Code Title 18, Section 922(g)(8) (relating to civil restraining orders including stalking or harassment) from possessing a firearm in interstate commerce; or

  • Be prohibited under any law of this state or any federal law from purchasing, owning or possessing a firearm.

 

What forms do I need to submit for an Armed Private Security certification?

 

Applicants must complete an application packet containing:

 

  1. PS-1 (Application for Licensure or Certification of Private Security Services Provider);

  2. A completed fingerprint card. The Department will supply pre-printed FBI fingerprint cards.  Proof of completing Fieldprint electronic fingerprints is also acceptable.

  3. The original Form PS-6 (Affidavit of Instructor and Private Security Provider Testing Results) completed as prescribed by OAR 259-060-0060; documenting completion of the training required.

  4. Nonrefundable certification or licensure fees.

Security Guard Union Oregon | United Federation LEOS-PBA OR | Oregon
Security Guard Union Oregon | United Federation LEOS-PBA OR | Oregon
Security Guard Union Oregon | United Federation LEOS-PBA OR | Oregon