How to obtain your nys security guard license
Security Guard and Armed Security Guard License
New York State law dictates that all Security Guard’s must go through an application process and a background fingerprint check before he/she is issued a New York State Security Guard’s License. To obtain your Security Guard License you must complete these steps:
First: Complete the 8 hour pre assignment
Second: You must be fingerprinted for the application; applicants have access to electronic fingerprinting through IdentoGo by MorphoTrust USA.
Electronic Fingerprinting Procedure:
Schedule Appointment: Applicants may schedule appointments with IdentoGo by MorphoTrust USA. To schedule an appointment at a location near you, visit their website at www.identogo.com or call 877-472-6915.
When asked for the ORI number use SecGuard.
Proof of electronic fingerprint completion: Upon completion of the fingerprint process, the vendor will provide you with two receipts as proof of fingerprint completion. Include one receipt with the completed application.
- Make a photo copy of the completed application for yourself.
- Obtain a tracking number from the whatever service you choose to mail in the application.
Fingerprint receipts are valid for 5 months from the date of fingerprinting. Please submit original application within 5 months from the date of fingerprinting. Failure to submit your application within this time period will require you to complete the fingerprint process again.
Fingerprint fees: All fees for fingerprinting are payable to MorphoTrust USA.
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