Service Update, 20 July 2017

We are experiencing a technical issue which is affecting our licence application process. Some applications are not moving forward to 'Next Steps' but are instead being held in a queue.

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Scheduled Maintenance

We're closing down our online licensing system for part of the weekend for planned maintenance. This shutdown will allow us to carry out work to the system that will improve the speed and stability of our online services.

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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


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