Due to natural disasters in the United States, India, and the Caribbean islands, we are experiencing site closures in some areas. We are working diligently to contact all affected candidates by email and phone. If you have questions about your appointment, please contact customer service. We appreciate your patience.
District of Columbia Security
- DC Security Officers Candidate Information Bulletin (PDF, 164 KB)
- DCMR Title 17 Security Officer Study Guide (PDF, 173 KB)
Exciting news! On October 1, 2017, the Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration (OPLA) will launch a brand new licensing system, which will fully digitize and automate the licensing process for all applications and processes.
Due to this system upgrade, current application and licensing services will be unavailable between September 16, 2017 and September 30, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding while we work behind the scenes to deliver an enhanced customer service experience.
All paper applications received after Friday, September 15, 2017 WILL NOT be processed and will be returned to the address on the application.
After October 1, 2017, all licensing services and requests must be submitted online at www.dcopla.org/security. Paper service requests will no longer be accepted. Beginning on Monday, October 2, 2017, you may call a customer service representative at 866-270-9817 with application questions or for further submission instructions.
Online License Renewal
The online renewal period is over.
Registry - License Look-up
Licensing Publications and Forms
|New License Instructions: Agency/Company||650912||178 KB|
|New License Instructions: Individual||650913||202 KB|
|Acknowledgement of Security Personnel Form||650902||53 KB|
|Additional Requirements After Licensure||650914||62 KB|
|Arrest Affidavit||650903||77 KB|
|Authorization to Release Information||650905||59 KB|
|Bond Form||650901||116 KB|
|DC Security Officers Candidate Information Bulletin||650911||164 KB|
|DCMR Title 6A – Police Personnel||650931||155 KB|
|DCMR Title 17 - Business Occupations & Professionals||650916||204 KB|
|Exam Notice||650915||105 KB|
|Fact Sheet for Attorney-In-Fact or General Agent||650904||66 KB|
|Letter to Security Agencies||650917||562 KB|
|New License Application||650910||232 KB|
|Security Agency Fact Sheet||650907||90 KB|
|Transfer Request Form||650906||119 KB|