Private security activities within Western Australia are governed by the Security and Related Activities (Control) Act 1996 and the Security and Related Activities (Control) Regulations 1997.
Licensing Services (Security) regulates and manages the security industry and is responsible for:
Licensing Services (Security) aim to provide the community of Western Australia with confidence in a professional security industry where competency (training), integrity and accountability are provided and maintained at a high standard.
Licensing Services (Security)
Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street
Cannington WA 6107
Locked Bag 9
East Perth WA 6892
Tel: 1300 171 011
Fax: (08) 9454 1533
Email Licensing Services (Security)
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Monday - Friday - 8:15am - 3:30pm
Telephone contact hours: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Agent’s tests cannot be taken after 2:00pm. Maximum time allowed for completion of the test is 60 minutes.
New applications must be lodged no later than 3:00pm.
Please be advised that our office will close at 12.00pm on Tuesday, 24 December and reopen at 8.15am on Friday, 27 December.
Please allow 4 weeks for all documents submitted to our office to be processed. This includes but is not limited to:
Change of email address
Please be advised of our change of address. With immediate effect, kindly direct your email queries to SecurityLicensing@police.wa.gov.au
Licensing Services (Security) are now targeting false and misleading information (references). Recently, several applications have been refused because inquiries revealed references to be fraudulent. Applicants are reminded that it is a criminal offence to falsify documents and you may be prosecuted if you provide any false or misleading information.
Details of current security licence holders and licensed companies in Western Australia