How to Obtain Your Security License in Singapore: A Step-by-Step Guide


How to Obtain Your Security License in Singapore: A Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1: Applying for Private Security Licence

  • Check Eligibility: Ensure you meet the criteria set by the Police Licensing and Regulatory Department (PLRD) of the Singapore Police Force.
  • Singpass Account: Log in to the GoBusiness website using your Singpass account.
  • Application Process Follow the instructions provided on the PLRD website.
  • If applicable, apply for training exemption by submitting relevant documents.
  • Pay the $16.00 application fee using available payment methods.
  • Await Outcome: Wait for the formal outcome notification, typically sent by post within 14 days. In the interim, you can proceed to Step 2 or schedule an appointment with PLRD for assistance.

Step 2: Enrollment in Basic Licensing Units (BLUs)
Online Enrollment: After license application, enroll in the 3 Basic Licensing Units (BLUs) online.
Mandatory Courses: Guard and Patrol, Access Control Management / Incident Response / Threat Observation

Course Training Centres : 
1. Apro Training Centre

2. Knowledge Tree

3, Metropolice Traning Centre 

4. Lecov Traning Centre 

Completion: Upon successful completion of the 3 modules, allow approximately 2 weeks before applying for the Security ID card. 


Step 3: Application for Security ID Card

Apply online via the Union of Security Employees (USE) website.

Processing Fee: Pay the processing fee of $22.50 (including GST). 

License Renewal: Ensure you complete the online application for a new or expired license via GoBusiness before proceeding with the online issuance of the ID card.

By diligently following these steps, you'll successfully obtain your security license in Singapore.

It's crucial to adhere to all requirements and guidelines outlined by the authorities for a smooth application process.

Once You have collected  your License join the security industry as a Licensed security officer with Deep Security Services Pte Ltd




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