Instructors (or others) who assist with or take prints for their applicants will sign the card in the "Signature of Official Taking Fingerprints" box.
All required information should be entered on the top of the card.
Telephone: 602-223-2361Fax: 602-223-2938 Security Guards and Private Investigators Security Guards and Private Investigators must submit a letter to the licensing unit within 15 calendar days of any change in residence or mailing address, per ARS §32-2624. The change of address letter must show your name, guard registration number(s), phone number(s), previous address and new address. The letter may be sent to our mailing address or hand delivered to our office. Mailing Address: Arizona Department of Public Safety Licensing Unit P. Box 6328, MD 3140Phoenix, AZ 85005-6328 Office Address: Arizona Department of Public Safety Licensing Unit2222 W. Phoenix, AZ 85009 Once you have applied for a registration certificate or agency license, the fee is not refundable.
The letter must be on company letterhead and signed by the qualifying party (or the security guard agency's resident manager). The letter must be on company letterhead and signed by the qualifying party (or the security guard agency's resident manager).
The Licensing Unit operates under authority of the State of Arizona Security Guards law, Arizona Revised Statute 32-2601 through 32-2642 and Private Investigators law, Arizona Revised Statute 32-2401 through 32-2461 and Arizona Administrative Rules Title 13, Chapters 2 and 6. (if your appearance has changed) Please mail the completed card replacement request form and any supporting materials to our mailing address or bring all materials to the Licensing Unit. Licensing Unit Arizona Department of Public Safety Licensing Unit P. Box 6328 MD3140Phoenix, AZ 85005-6328 Arizona Department of Public Safety Licensing Unit 2222 W. Phoenix, Arizona 85009 Monday through Friday, a.m. Security Guard and Private Investigations Agencies Security Guard and Private Investigation Agencies must notify the Licensing Unit by letter within 30 calendar days regarding changes to the agency's mailing and/or physical address, per ARS §32-2614. Branch Offices for Security Guards and Private Investigation Agencies Security Guard and Private Investigation Agencies must notify the Licensing Unit by letter within 15 calendar days regarding changes to the branch office mailing and/or physical address, per AAC 13-2-205. It is important, therefore, that the following disqualifiers do not apply to you.
You can find all the Arizona Revised Statutes here. Phone Numbers: Telephone: 602-223-2361Fax: 602-223-2938 E-mail address: The identification card issued by the Licensing Unit displays a hologram, a digitized facial photograph and information about the applicant. Submit cash, cashier's check or money order payable to DPS. Provide proof of identification, such as a photocopy of your Drivers License. If you have had a name change, provide photocopy of the legal documentation. These disqualifiers apply to: - Security Guard- Armed Security Guard- Private Investigator- Agency Qualifying Party- Agency Resident Manager- Agency Associate List of Disqualifiers: - If you are under 18 years of age and are applying to be a security guard, security guard associate, private investigator, or private investigator associate.- If you are under 21 years of age and are applying to be a qualifying party, private investigator qualifying party, or resident manager for a security guard agency.- If you are not a citizen or legal resident who is authorized to seek employment in the United States.- If you have ever been convicted of a felony, whether or not your conviction was subsequently Set Aside or Vacated and your Civil Rights were restored.- If you are currently under indictment for a felony- If within the last 5 years preceding your application, you have been convicted of any misdemeanors, whether or not your conviction was subsequently Set Aside or Vacated, that involves: - Personal violence- Misconduct involving a deadly weapon as provided in Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) §13-3102- Dishonesty or fraud- Arson- Theft- Domestic violence- Narcotics (ARS §13, Chapter 34, or similar)- Sexual misconduct - If you are on parole, community supervision or work furlough, on home arrest, on release on any other basis.- If you are named in an outstanding arrest warrant.- If you are on probation pursuant to a conviction for any act of personal violence or domestic violence as in ARS §13-3601 or similar.- If you have been adjudicated mentally incompetent or found to constitute a danger to self or others, ARS §36-540.- If you have a disability, which renders you incapable of performing essential functions of the job even with reasonable accommodation from the employer, ARS §41-1461.- If you have been convicted of acting or attempting to act as a security guard or private investigator without a license if a license was required.- If you are a registered sex offender.- Armed Security Guard only: - If you have ever been convicted of any misdemeanor or felony involving domestic violence.- If you are a Prohibited Possessor as defined in ARS §13-3101 or as described in 18 United States Code section 922.- If you were discharged from the armed services of the United States under other than honorable conditions. Money orders, cashiers checks and/or security guard agency or private investigation agency checks must be payable to DPS.