Security guards and private investigators must carry a valid licence at all times while on duty. Security guards must identify themselves and show the front of their licence to anyone who asks to see it. This includes employers, police and members of the public.
Security guards and private investigators are responsible for adhering to the Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005 and its regulations, including the Code of Conduct regulation.
Failure to comply can lead to charges.
As of October 1st, 2015, the Ministry if Community & Correctional Services is introducing changes to Ontario Regulation 26/10, Training and Testing.
Key changes are as follows:
1. Change from “Curriculum” to “Syllabus”
2. First Aid/CPR Training
3. Clarification of Online Training Requirements
4. Training Certificates
For more details and information, click here.
For further information regarding licence renewals, application processes, and training and testing requirements, please contact the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Private Security and Investigative Services Branch:
Telephone (Toronto area): 416-212-1650
Toll free: 1-866-767-7454