Armed Security Guard Training in Iowa

July 15, 2012


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

  • Complete firearms training conducted by NRA fire and safety training certified instructor.

Application process

The application process is the same as when you apply for an Iowa security guard license, except you will also need;

  • Weapons permit


There is a $50 application fee for a weapons permit. Renewal is $25.


Unarmed Security Guard Training in Iowa
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Iowa Code Chapter 80A
Iowa code chapter 91
Iowa code chapter 121

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