Any person who wishes to perform the duties of a security guard shall have to make an application for a certificate of registration to the Commissioner of Police in compliance with The Private Security Service Act 2004.
Who may apply
· Any person aged 18 yrs and above, who
o is medically fit;
o has the appropriate training and skills to the perform the duties of security guard;
o has a clean criminal record.
How to apply
Call in person at the Police Headquarters Line Barracks, Port-Louis on weekdays during office hours between 0830 and 1630 hrs or on Saturday between 0830 and 1230 hrs. For more information, call on 208 1212 (Extn 1407) or 211 0879.
o Birth Certificate; (original and a copy thereof)
o National Identity Card; (original and a copy thereof)
o Two recent passport size photographs;
o A copy of a recent Certificate of Character (if required);
o A Certificate from a recognized training body showing that applicant
has the appropriate training and skills to perform the duties of a Security
o Medical Certificate.
Validity of certificate of registration
A certificate of registration issued to a security guard is valid for a
period of three years. Any person who wishes to renew his/her
certificate of registration shall do so, not later than 21 days before the
expiry of the certificate.
Cancellation or suspension of Certificates
The Commissioner of Police may, at any time, cancel or suspend a
certificate granted to security guard, where latter has failed to comply to
any provision of the The Private Security Service Act 2004.
Click here to download the Application Form