What is PSARA license?


The Private Security Agencies Act, 2005 regulates all aspects of the operation of private security agency business in India. Under PSARA 2005, if any person who wishes to begin a security agency business needs to be licensed in India. Also, in order to provide service outside of India, permission needs to be obtained from Controlling Authority, which shall consult the Central Government before according such permission.

Documents / Details required:

All below documents should be in proper format and shall have to be notarized:

  • Affidavit as per PSARA Act
  • Affidavit of security training
  • Ownership proof of the principal place of business
  • Logo for the security agency
  • Identity card for all employees
  • Detailed armed licenses
  • Character verification certificate for the employees
  • Uniform pattern

Prerequisite for PSARA application

While filing the application for Private Security Agency Regulation Act, 2005, copies of registration certificate under various other Acts to be annexed with the application form.

  • Allotment of PAN
  • Registration with service tax department
  • Provident fund (PF) registration
  • Employees State Insurance(ESI) registration
  • Registration of establishment under Shops & Establishment
  • Registration under Contractual Labour Act

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Just tell us a few details about your brand and we'll process your application. In three working days, you'll be ready to use the symbol alongside your brand name.

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