Armed Security Guard Training in Louisiana

July 24, 2012


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

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Complete initial firearms training with the weapon to be carried


An annual refresher course is required to maintain the firearms license.

If the weapons to be carried changes. Initial training must be completed again for the new weapon.

Application process

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

  • Proof of completed firearms training


There is a $40 application fee, a $36 fingerprint fee and a $19.25 FBI fee.


Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners

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