Do you need to obtain a new licence, modify/renew or replace an existing licence for an agent? You will find all the necessary information here. You can download the appropriate form or fill it out online while learning about the steps to follow to submit your request.

In Québec, you are obliged to have an Agent Licence to exercise private security activities, which means :

  • to be a private security agent; or
  • in certain circumstances, to be an immediate superior of one or more private security agents.

You can obtain a licence in one or several of the following 6 security activities :

  • Guarding
  • Transport of Valuables
  • Investigation
  • Electronic Security Systems
  • Locksmith work
  • Security Consulting Services

Agent Licence

Apply for your Licence

Cancelling your Licence Request

Once You Have your Agent Licence

Immediate Superior

Immediate Superior

Temporary Licence

Temporary Licence

Access to your Agent File

Access to your Agent File

Other Useful Information

The Different Categories of Private Security Activities

The Necessary Training and Equivalents

The Verification of Security Conditions

Some Definitions

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