In order to become a security guard in the state of Nevada, you must first obtain a registration card from the Private Investigators Licensing Board. Security guard training is not mandatory before applying for a registration card, but an exam must be taken and submitted with the application.
Once the registration card has been obtained, the specific company or security agency in which you apply to work will then be responsible for providing all necessary training.
- Go to the Private Investigators Licensing Board website
- Click on “Work Cards / Registration Employee Services”
To apply online:
- Scroll downward until you see “Online Application”
Note that the status and renewal of your registration can also be done here at this website.
However, in addition to the application, more things will have to be submitted (this can also be found online under “Instructions / Checklist”).
Such items that will need to be submitted include:
- The completed application
- A 2 inch by 2 inch passport self-photograph
- Citizenship identification or Alien Card
- Receipt for electronic submission of fingerprint cards or a set of 2 fingerprint cards
- Registration fee of $85.00 if you have a fingerprint receipt
- $95 if you are submitting the set of 2 fingerprint cards
Note that it could take up to 10 days for approval and for you to start working as a security guard from the time your application is received.
Statistics for Security Guard Jobs in Nevada
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Data extracted on December 26, 2013