the BSP is there for your protection !

The mission of the Bureau de la sécurité privée is to ensure the protection of the public by offering all citizens peace of mind and confidence in the quality of services and professionalism of private security providers.

BSP delivers licences for agencies and agents in the six categories under the law:

Security Guarding


Locksmith work

Electronic security systems

Security consulting

Transport of valuables

To do so, the Bureau is responsible for :

  • Ensure the implementation of the Private Security Act and its regulations
  • Issue agency and agent licences within six activities under the Act :
    • Security Guarding;
    • Investigation;
    • Locksmith work;
    • Electronic security systems;
    • Transportation of valuables;
    • Security consulting services.
  • Address complaints received against licence holders
  • Provide training to representatives of licensed agencies.
  • Promote consistency between the actions of stakeholders in private security and public safety.
  • Advise the Minister on any matter that it submits on private security matters.

RLRQ., c. S-3.5, art. 41

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