How to Become a Security Guard in Georgia

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Certain requirements must be met before acquiring an armed or unarmed security license in the state of Georgia. When applying, the license will be valid for two years with a refresher course mandatory every 12 months to keep the license current with the present state guidelines.

Unarmed Security Guard Requirements in Georgia:

  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • The applicant must submit fingerprinting.
  • The applicant must undergo a criminal background check.
  • Photo identification is required.
  • A high school diploma or the equivalency is required.

 

Armed Security Guard Requirements in Georgia:

  • The applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • The applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalency.
  • A criminal background check must be completed.
  • The applicant must submit fingerprints.
  • The applicant must complete the certified training.
  • The applicant must submit valid photo identification.
  • Must complete a training course every 12 months to comply with state laws.
  • The applicant must undergo firearms training.

To learn more about becoming a security guard in the state of Georgia, visit security-license.com.

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