We have received a huge number of emails and service requests since launching our new online licensing system. We are working through these as fast as we can, deploying additional staff to help clear the queues.

We are sorry that we are not responding as quickly as we should. In the meantime, you may wish to look at our 'Help and Guidance' pages as they may answer your questions.

Read our 'Help and Guidance' pages

Individual Licensing

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We are responsible for the compulsory licensing of individuals working in specific sectors of the private security industry.

Apply for a licence

Check on your licence application

Search our Register of Licence Holders

Learn more about SIA licensing of individuals

Approved Contractor Scheme

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We manage the voluntary Approved Contractor Scheme, which measures private security suppliers against independently assessed criteria.

Learn more about the scheme

Apply for approval

Use the Online Achievement Record

Search our Register of Approved Contractors

Licensing Login

Register / login to use our licensing site. Login credentials from our old site will not work. You will need to set up a new account with a new username and password.

Register / Login

ACS Login

If you are already registered please login to view your online achievement record