How to Become a Security Guard in Illinois

The road to becoming a Security Guard in Illinois is a little confusing.

  • You first need to apply for what is called a Permanent Employee Registration Card

  • Then you can apply for an IL Security Guard License.

  • A PERC is just a verification of a clean criminal record.

Furthermore, to get a Security Guard license in Illinois, you need to take a government approved IL Security Guard licensing course.

  • This is a 20hr hour IL security license training course.