Security Guard Requirements - Nevada

Security Guard Requirements in Nevada

Nevada is home to numerous tourist destinations and major cities. This shows that the state is always in need of security guards within most types of industries.  Below are the security guard requirements for Nevada.

Unarmed Security Guard Requirements in Nevada

To become an unarmed security guard in Nevada, one must first get a registration card from Nevada’s Private Investigator Licensing Board.

No training is required prior to applying. But, there is a written exam to complete with submission.

To become an unarmed security guard in Nevada, you must submit:

  • Completed application.
  • Signed and dated civil applicant waiver.
  • Passport-sized photo.
  • Copies of identification.
  • Fingerprints via an electronic submission form.
  • Security guard exam with a score of 100 percent.

Unarmed security guard applicants can expect it to take up to 10 days to receive license approval.

Depending on the procedure you choose for submitting the application as well as the fingerprints, the total fee range from $85.00 to $129.00.

Armed Security Guard Requirements in Nevada

In order to become an armed security guard in Nevada, you must have a registration card and have passed the security guard exam with a score of 100 percent. You also need additional firearms training.

Once all requirements are met, the Private Investigating Licensing Board issues your registration card and firearms permit.

If you want to become an armed security guard in Nevada, you must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal alien
  • Hold a valid social security number
  • Have no felony convictions or any crime involving the illegal use of weapons
  • Successfully pass a background check
  • Submit a passport photo
  • Hold a Nevada driver’s license
  • Also, submit two fingerprint cards

Once you complete the firearms training with a certified instructor, a firearms certification card is administered. The card is valid for five years with the requirement of passing a firing range test having a score of at least 75 percent every six months.

If you need further information about this topic, you may contact Experienced Security Guard Training Help Center. You may also check our FAQs section.

 

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