Private Officers Licensing
PRIVATE OFFICERS LICENSING UNIT
We continue to encourage you to renew all armed and unarmed licenses by mail, email – firstname.lastname@example.org and/or fax 816-889-6609.
We will accept a US Birth certificate, US Passport or a Permanent Resident card or one of the following for licensing private security personnel;
- Employment authorization papers/card
- Green card
- Work permit
-Private Officers Licensing Unit
635 Woodland, Suite 2104
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
(New Applicants accepted from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.)
***THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSING AT 12 P.M. ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS:
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2023
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2023
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2023
NEW APPLICANTS WILL BE ACCEPTED THOSE DAYS FROM 7:30 - 10 A.M.***
THE OFFICE WILL ALSO BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 25 AND MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 2024. Have a safe Holiday Weekend!
The Private Officers Licensing Unit is responsible for processing applications for private security licenses. Rules, forms and frequently asked questions are provided to assist in the process.
Each applicant shall submit to photographing, fingerprinting and successfully pass a written examination. Only cash, credit cards, money orders, cashier’s checks or checks drawn on accounts of licensed companies are accepted in payment of fees. All fees are nonrefundable. No personal checks.
This is a reminder regarding ANNUAL range qualifications.
As outlined in Title 17 of the Code of State Regulations, 10-2.055, (4), “ All applicants seeking licensure for positions for which firearms may be possessed MUST qualify annually with the firearm(s) on the department pistol range and under the supervision of the department’s firearms instructors. The firearms qualifications standards shall be in accordance with those established by department for its officers.”
ALL licenses, may be renewed three months prior to their expiration date displayed on their card.