How to Become a Security Guard in Alabama

You will apply for an Alabama Security Guard License with an application called


The steps to becoming a Security Guard in Alabama is similar to a lot of other states: you need to meet basic requirements such as age, language proficiency, and other usual security licensing requirements of this nature.

Furthermore, to get a Security Guard license in Alabama, you need to take a government approved AL Security Guard licensing course:

  • This eight hour course is called Initial Basic Training.

In Alabama, the government body that controls an AL Security Guard's license is called ALABAMA SECURITY REGULATORY BOARD. So, it is the ASRB that will have to approve your AL Security Guard licensing course.