Access to information

The Bureau de la sécurité privée (BSP) is governed by the Act Respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information pursuant to section 43 of the Private Security Act (CQLR, c. S-3.5).

The Regulation Respecting the Distribution of Information and the Protection of Personal Information (CQLR, chap. A-2.1, r.2) obliges the BSP to distribute certain documents and information on the BSP website. Please consult the available documents on our Website.

Classification list (in French only)
Inventory of personal information files (in French only)
Register for the communication of personal information (in French only)
Studies, research reports or statistics (None)

Documents tabled at the National Assembly or one of its committees or subcommittees

Costs and expenditures:

These documents will give you information on the BSP's costs and expenditures for the most recent quarter:
  
Total travel expenses of BSP employees (in French only)
Training activities, seminars and convention expenses (in French only)
Training contracts (in French only)
Advertising and promotion contracts (in French only) 
Telecommunication contracts (in French only) 
Rental lease (in French only)


 Consult the archives for these documents, for preceding quarters.

Documents transmitted in the context of a request for access

When the BSP receives an access to information request, the documents that are transmitted to the requester are published in this section within five days following transmission, as well as the anonymized decision of the person in charge of access to documents and protection of confidential information.

Note: The documents are distributed subject to exceptions provided in the Regulation Respecting the Distribution of Information and the Protection of Personal Information (CQLR, c. A-2.1, r.2). Documents containing personal information, information supplied by a third party, and information with an impact on the administration of justice and public security are among these exceptions.

Since March 28th, 2013, the following documents have been transmitted pursuant to an access to information request: (in French only)

2013-03-28_Mandats des membres du conseil d'administration et résolution sur le convoyage de biens de valeur
2015-02-23_Contrats du BSP-consultants et firmes informatiques
2016-06-14_Résolution du conseil d'administration-Frais administratif en cas de suspension pour non-paiement
2016-12-08_Nombre de permis en gardiennage délivrés en 2015-2016
2017-07-06_Statistiques sur les suspensions de permis
2017-07-13_Statistiques sur les plaintes reçues de 2010 à ce jour
2018-02-09_Renseignements divers sur les permis d'agences, les frais et les habilitations sécuritaires
2018-07-12_Détails de toutes les demandes d'accès à l'information reçues par le BSP entre le 1er janvier 2018 et le 30 juin 2018
2018-07-23_Différentes statistiques sur le nombre d'agences et d'agents pour certaines régions, ainsi que le nombre d'écoles de formation pour les années 2016 et 2017
2018-08-28_Renseignements relatifs aux salaires
2018-08-31_Montant des primes ou bonis de rendement versés aux hauts dirigeants pour les périodes de 2016 à 2018
2018-09-07_Nombre de permis temporaires délivrés dans le cadre du G7
2020-03-11_Nom des entreprises titulaires d'un permis valide en convoyage de biens de valeur
2021-08-23_Renseignements sur les salaires supérieurs à 100 000 $
2021-10-20_Représentativité des membres des communautés noires au sein du BSP
2022-02-10_Liste des agences d'investigation ayant un permis valide  Document-liste
2022-10-03_
Nombre_total_d’agents_de_gardiennage_différentes_villes_au_Québec
2022-11-01_Nombre de permis d'agent et d'agence de gardiennage du 1er janvier au 31 octobre 2022



Request for access


Under the Act Respecting Access to Documents Held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information, you have access to your documents and personal information as well as any other information covered by the Act. You can also have your personal information corrected if it is incomplete, incorrect or unclear, or destroyed if it has not been collected, kept or communicated within the meaning of the Act.

Requests for access to documents at BSP, or to any other information covered by the Act, must be mailed or faxed to the person in charge of access to documents and of protection of personal information:

Me Isabelle F. LeBlanc 
Responsible of the Access to documents and protection of personal information 
Bureau de la sécurité privée 
1611 Crémazie Boulevard East, Suite 500
Montréal (Québec) H2M 2P2 
Fax: 514 748-0002 
Email: aiprp@bspquebec.ca

Although access to documents is free of charge, a fee may be required for transcription, transmission, or reproduction of documents. You will be advised beforehand, if applicable. 

According to the Act, the person in charge of access to documents and of protection of personal information must render a decision within twenty days from reception of the request of information. However, said delay could be extend if required due to the circumstances of the file.

If you need more information concerning access to information and the protection of personal information, you may consult the website of the Commission d’accès à l’information.

Protection of information

Protection of this information is a priority for the BSP. We use numerous means to achieve this. You may consul our Privacy Policy in this regard. 

You may use our online services ''My account'' to consult your personal information. You may also contact us in order to make modifications to this information.

To authorize BSP to transmit your personal or confidential information to a third party, your written consent is required. You can use the following form for that purpose:

Authorization to disclose personal information (AGENT)
• Authorization to disclose information concerning an agency