There are no requirements for working as a security guard if you are on the pay roll of a company. if, however, you choose to become a sole proprietor there are requirements that must be met.
- At least 18 years of age
- United States resident
- No felony or misdemeanors associated with violence, drugs, theft or fraud
- Mentally and emotionally stable
- Pass a background check
In order to work as a security guard you must submit the application form found at http://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/nhsp/ssb/permitslicensing/documents/dssp247.pdf.
Before you fill it out please make sure you have the following.
- Name and address of the agency who will be employing you
- Driver’s license
- 3 unrelated persons who can be named as references of character, integrity and reputation
There is a $5 application fee and a $25 criminal record check fee.