New York State Forms for Maintaining Your Security Guard License
Lost your license and need a duplicate? Got married and changed your name? Applying for a security guard license for the first time?
These events require you to file a form with the New York State Division of Licensing Services. Failure to do so can jeopardize your license and employment. We've put together a handy infographic that provides form descriptions and links to get downloadable forms to print when the need arises. It also provides links to get security guard license status, appointment setting for fingerprinting, and FAQ on license renewal. We recommend bookmarking this page as a useful reference or sharing it with others.
Security Guard Application (DOS-1206)
8 hr Pre-Assignment Certificate
$36 application fee
Duplicate License (DOS-1508-f)
Must have your UID# from existing license
Change Notice (DOS-1473-f)
Just married, or recently moved? You'll need to submit this form with $25 fee to update information and receive a new license.
Credit Card Authorization Form
Needed if you wish to pay for Licensing Services fees with a credit card
Fill out and submit with application form
Locations throughout NYC (including one short distance from Star Security)
ORI number is 1545R1 (need to provide)
Fee is $100.25 (payable to IDEMIA)
You receive 2 receipts--one must be mailed with your initial license application