How to Become a Security Guard in Louisiana

To Become a Security Guard in Louisiana does not require a Security Guard license. Furthermore, Security Guard licensing for individuals really does not exist in Louisiana. The Security Guard license equivalent in Louisiana is to be registered as an employee of a Louisiana security company. You will get a card for this called "Registration Card." This card lists what jobs you can qualify for, such as Security Officer.


So, to become a licensed Security Guard in Louisiana means to be hired by a Louisiana security company which will register you with LA state as a Security Officer. Then you will receive your Registration Card with the listed qualification of Security Officer.

  • As a Louisiana Security Guard, you will be regulated through your LA security employer.

So, to become a Security Guard in Louisiana, you will have to meet the requirements via your LA security employer.


LA Security Guard Employee Requirements

  1. Age: You must be 18yo or older for LA unarmed security. You must be 21yo or older for LA armed security.