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


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.



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 the 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 the protection of personal information:

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

Although access to documents is free of charge, a fee may be required for the 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 the protection of personal information must render a decision within twenty days from reception of the request of information. However, said delay could be extended 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 consult 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 the 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




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)

2024-04-02 Liste des agences titulaires d'un permis de gardiennage

2023-06-13 Liste des agences titulaires d'un permis de serrurerie

2023-05-26 Statistiques enquêtes et inspections ainsi que décisions défavorables 

2023-05-18 Salaire minimum des membres du personnel du Bureau de la sécurité privée

2023-04-14 Liste des formateurs/entreprises reconnus par la ministre de la Sécurité privée

2023-04-14 Renseignement concernant un article paru dans le journal de Québec

2023-02-07 Liste des entreprises titulaires d'un permis d'agence de convoyage de biens de valeur

2023-02-02 Confirmation de permis d'agence 

2022-12-08 Données sur la représentatitivité des membres de communautés noires au sein des institutions et organismes publics

2022-12-07 Confirmation de licence - Registre des titulaires de permis 

2022-11-30 Liste des agences accréditées - Registre des titulaires de permis  

2022-11-01_Nombre de permis d'agent et d'agence de gardiennage du 1er janvier au 31 octobre 2022


2022-02-10_Liste des agences d'investigation ayant un permis valide  Document-liste

2021-10-20_Représentativité des membres des communautés noires au sein du BSP

2021-08-23_Renseignements sur les salaires supérieurs à 100 000 $

2020-03-11_Nom des entreprises titulaires d'un permis valide en convoyage de biens de valeur

2018-09-07_Nombre de permis temporaires délivrés dans le cadre du G7

2018-08-31_Montant des primes ou bonis de rendement versés aux hauts dirigeants pour les périodes de 2016 à 2018

2018-08-28_Renseignements relatifs aux salaires

 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

 2018-07-12_Détails de toutes les demandes d'accès à l'information reçues par le BSP entre le 1er janvier 2018 et le 30 juin 2018

2018-02-09_Renseignements divers sur les permis d'agences, les frais et les habilitations sécuritaires

2017-07-13_Statistiques sur les plaintes reçues de 2010 à ce jour

2017-07-06_Statistiques sur les suspensions de permis

2016-12-08_Nombre de permis en gardiennage délivrés en 2015-2016

2016-06-14_Résolution du conseil d'administration-Frais administratif en cas de suspension pour non-paiement

2015-02-23_Contrats du BSP-consultants et firmes informatiques

2013-03-28_Mandats des membres du conseil d'administration et résolution sur le convoyage de biens de valeur