Private Security Licences
Release date: Tue 23 October 2012
Last updated: Wed 18 April 2018
This page provides information on the types of private security activities that require licensing in Victoria and the eligibility requirements for these licences.
Eligibility for a private security licence
To ensure the safety of all Victorians, there are minimum standards that all licence applicants are required to meet before they are eligible to perform work within the private security. These requirements are outlined in the relevant form.
To be eligible for a private security licence in the State of Victoria, you must:
* Please visit Requirement to be Fingerprinted for further information on fingerprinting for private security licences.
These are the private security activities that require a licence in Victoria. Applicants may apply for one or more licence types. An explanation of each type together with information on training requirements, application forms and fees are able to found by clicking on the links below:
Business Licence (providing the services of other persons to carry on any one or more of the above activities)