What is the Ontario security license

In Ontario, any person who performs work, for remuneration, that consists primarily of guarding or patrolling for the purpose of protecting persons or property requires a security guard licence. This includes, but is not limited to, bodyguards, bouncers, and loss prevention personnel.

How much does a security license cost in Canada?

Security Guard Training licences Fees?
The total cost is essentially divided into the following: Basic Security Training (BST) – $160 – $300 plus tax. Test Booking – $75-$80 plus tax (depending on the province) Security Licence application – the fee could range from $75-$85 tax included (depending on the province).

What disqualifies you from being a security guard Ontario

Have a current Emergency First Aid/CPR certificate (we can help with this) If you have been convicted (and not pardoned) of any of the 80+ criminal offences listed in the Ontario regulation, Eligibility to Hold a License — Clean Criminal Record, you will not be able to obtain or renew a security guard license.

How much is security exam in Ontario?

Regardless of your preferred booking option, each test is CDN $35.00 plus 13% HST for a total of $39.55. The fee includes sitting for the test and marking the test; it does not include the ServiceOntario licensing fee. All tests must be booked in advance, at least by 3:00pm on the day before the test.

How do I get a security guard license in Ontario?

How to become a Security Guard Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
  1. ENSURE YOU MEET ALL REQUIRMENTS FOR AN ONTARIO SECURITY LICENSE.
  2. COMPLETE A 40 HOUR SECURITY LICENSE TRAINING PROGRAM WITH A FIRST AID AND CPR CERTIFICATION.
  3. GET YOUR TRAINING COMPLETION NUMBER. …
  4. REGISTER TO AND PASS THE SECURITY GUARD TEST.
  5. APPLY FOR YOUR ONTARIO SECURITY GUARD LICENSE.

How much is a security course in Ontario?

Depending on the training entity, the cost of the security guard course and the first aid and CPR can be anywhere from $150 to $300. Courses that are held in-person usually cost more. The cost of the security guard test is $39.55 and the licence $80.