How to Become a Security Guard in Pennsylvania

Becoming a licensed Security Guard in Pennsylvania is different then most states. The difference is that there is no state wide Security Guard license department in PA.


To become licensed as a Security Guard in Pennsylvania you will apply via your city:

  • City Clerk

So, to begin your journey as a Security Guard in Pennsylvania, you should first contact your jurisdiction's City Clerk. Most jurisdictions will have similar processes on obtaining security licensing.


Contact your county for information on applying for a PA security license