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1 - REGULAR AGENT LICENCE

CONDITIONS TO BE MET TO OBTAIN A REGULAR AGENT'S LICENCE

Before completing an application online or by mail, please read the conditions to obtain a regular agent licence by clicking on this link.

SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR A REGULAR AGENT LICENCE

 ONLINE >

To submit an application online :

Simple and efficient, this form is the quickest way to obtain a regular agent licence. You must have an email address and pay the fees strictly with a payment card (credit card, prepaid card, or Visa Debit). If you do not have an email address and/or such payment card, please submit an application by mail.


 
Follow these steps :

1) Complete the application by clicking on the link :
"Complete the interactive form - regular agent licence";
2) Digitize and attach the required documents in the designated spaces;
3) Pay the fee by clicking the button to submit your application;

COMPLETE THE INTERACTIVE FORM < agent licence application >

Note that to complete your application through the interactive form you will need to print, complete, sign, scan and upload the two required appendices below to support your application.

 • Respondent declaration (interactive form only)

 • Applicant declaration (interactive form only)

 

 

BY MAIL

To submit an application by mail :

1) Complete the Agent licence application form (194.001)
Do not forget to sign (or have it signed) and date the required pages
2) Attach all the required documents listedin the "Document checklist’’.
3) Pay the fees by using one of the payment methods provided on the form
4) Submit your application to the following mailing address:

Le Bureau de la sécurité privée
1611 Crémazie Boulevard East, Suite 500
Montréal (QC) H2M 2P2

 

 

2- RENEWAL OF A REGULAR AGENT LICENCE

You have an agent licence and received your renewal form by mail?

Follow the instructions provided with the form, or go to the “Licence Renewal”section for more information and to proceed with this licence renewal.

Go to the Licence Renewal section



3- TEMPORARY AGENT LICENCE

CONDITIONS TO BE MET TO OBTAIN A TEMPORY AGENT LICENCE

Before completing an application online or by mail, please read the conditions to obtain a temporary agent licence by clicking on this link.

Please note that the temporary licence application form 194.005 below is required for the following reasons : to follow a training course (as part of a traineeship or a work-study program), for the special needs of an investigation (undercover or double agent mandate) or during a special event (sporting or cultural activities, labour dispute, a disaster or a pandemic).

TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION ONLINE 

Simple and efficient, this form is the quickest way to obtain a temporary agent licence. You must have an email address and pay the fees strictly with a payment card (credit card, prepaid card, or Visa Debit). If you do not have an email address and/or such a payment card, please submit a request by mail.

 

Follow these steps :

1) Complete the application by clicking on the link  :
"Complete the interactive form – temporary agent licence";
2) Digitize and attach the required documents in the designated spaces;;
3) Pay the fee by clicking the button to submit your application;

COMPLETE THE INTERACTIVE FORM < temporary agent licence >  

Note that to complete your application through the interactive form, you will need to print, complete, sign, scan and upload the following documents  :

 • Respondent declaration (interactive form only)

 • Applicant declaration (interactive form only)

*For Work-Study Program in Security Guarding only : Appendix 2.1 - Supplement to Applicant's Declaration (interactive form only)

 

• Employer Declaration, according to the reason for your temporary licence application :

 o Appendix 1 – Employer Declaration – Traineeship in Private Security

 o Appendix 2 – Employer Declaration – Work-Study Program

 o Appendix 3 – Employer Declaration – Special Needs of an Investigation

 o Appendix 4 – Employer Declaration – Special Event

 


BY MAIL>

To submit an application by mail:

1) Complete the form by filling the Temporary agent licence application (194.005).
Do not forget to sign (or have it signed) and date the required pages.
2) Attach all the required documents listed in the "Document checklist’’.
3) Pay the fees by using one of the payment methods provided on the form. 
4) Submit your application to the following mailing address:

 

Le Bureau de la sécurité privée
1611, boulevard Crémazie Est, Bureau 500
Montréal (QC) H2M 2P2

 

 

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE TEMPORARY LICENCE?

Visit the TEMPORARY LICENCE and the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS section.

 

 

4- TEMPORARY LICENCE CONVERSION

Do you hold a valid temporary agent licence and would like to obtain a regular agent licence?

Important! Please note that certain conditions and obligations apply (see section relating to the conditions for obtaining a regular agent licence) and make sure you select and complete the appropriate form, according to the type of temporary licence you hold.

If you are the holder of a valid temporary agent licence:

Training (Traineeship or Work-study program):

Complete the temporary licence conversion – training form 194.008 to convert your temporary licence into a regular agent licence of the same class only if you meet all of the following conditions:

  • you hold a valid temporary licence - training (for a work-study program or a traineeship),
  • you have successfully completed the mandatory training required by the Training Regulations; and
  • (for security guarding) you are a valid CNESST first aid card holder.

 

Pandemic, special event or investigation:

Complete the agent licence application form 194.001 to request a regular agent licence if:

  • you hold a valid temporary pandemic, special event or investigation licence;
  • you have successfully completed the mandatory training required by the Training Regulations; and
  • (for security guarding) you are a valid CNESST first aid card holder.

 

5- AGENCY LICENCE

Are you a representative of a company that wishes to offer private security services?


Go to the "Complete an Agency licence application" page by clicking the button below, to get more information and apply.

Complete an agency licence application

 

6- FOR ANY OTHER REQUESTS

File deposit
If you are an holder of a valid licence, you can access My Account to securely transmit documents.

Alternatively, you can contact our information department for a secure link to upload your documents.
 
By mail or in person
You can come to our offices during our business hours or send us your documents by mail. Make sure they are identified in your name or that of your company.

Le Bureau de la sécurité privée
1611 Crémazie Boulevard East, Suite 500
Montréal (QC) H2M 2P2

 

 

7- METHODS OF PAYMENT

To find out the accepted payment methods, please click on the following link.

  

8- DELAYS AND PROCESSING OF THE APPLICATION

A processing time must be allowed after your request is sent.

It is possible to consult the Register of Licence Holders, as soon as a licence is delivered (after analysis of the application), the validity of the latter will be posted on our website.

AGENT- The BSP reminds you that, under the Private Security Act and its regulations, it is mandatory to hold a valid agent licence in the corresponding class issued by the BSP to carry out a private security activity in Quebec.
Failure to comply with this obligation exposes the worker and his employer to penal sanctions.

AGENCY- Similarly, it is mandatory to hold a valid agency licence in the corresponding class issued by the BSP to provide private security services in Quebec. Failing that, the company that provides such services is subject to penal sanctions.