State Security Licensing Authorities

State Security Licensing Authorities:

Alabama Alaska Arizona
Arkansas California Colorado
Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia
Florida Georgia Hawaii
Idaho* Illinois Indiana
Iowa Kansas Kentucky*
Louisiana Maine Maryland
Massachusetts* Michigan* Minnesota*
Mississippi Missouri Montana
Nebraska* Nevada New Hampshire
New Jersey New Mexico New York
North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania**
Puerto Rico*** Rhode Island South Carolina
South Dakota* Tennessee Texas
Utah Vermont Virginia
Washington West Virginia Wisconsin
Wyoming*
  • * These states do not require an individual security license
  • ** The Security Guard License in Pennsylvania is handled by the individual county clerk’s office
  • ***  Puerto Rico does have licensing requirements but no web site is available