Armed Security Guard Training in Alabama

July 2, 2012


In addition to the requirements for getting a security guard license in Alabama. Getting a license to work as an armed security guard includes the following requirements.

  • Proof that you are at least 21 years of age.
  • An Alabama issued Pistol Permit.
  • 4 hours of board approved firearms safety training.


A 2 hour board approved firearms refresher training course must be completed annually.

Obtaining a Pistol Permit

Requirements to obtain a weapons permit vary by county. It is therefore recommended that you contact your local police department to obtain further information.

Application process

The application process is the same as when you apply for an Alabama security guard license.


There is a $25 personal license fee and a $41.50 background check fee.


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