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Security and Guarding Services Industry Authority
Security Personnel Permit Index
Security Personnel Permit - Four categories of security work
Guarding work restricted to a "single private residential building", the performance of which does not require the carrying of arms and ammunition
Guarding work in respect of any persons, permises or properties, the performance of which does not require the carrying of arms and ammunition and which does not fall within Category A
Guarding work, the performance of which requires the carrying of arms and ammunition
Installation, maintenance and/or repairing of a security device and/or designing (for any particular premises or place) a system incorporating a security device
How to apply for a Security Personnel Permit
Criteria for issuing a Security Personnel Permit
Conditions for issuing a Security Personnel Permit
Fees in respect of permits
Medical Examination Report
Amendment to the Date of Birth
Notice on Termination/Commencement of Employment
- For Employer:
- For Security Personnel:
Request for Notice of Temporary Exemption
The completed application form should be returned by post, in person or sent in through employer to the Police Licensing Office. For more details, please refer to
"How to Apply"
Application for Variation of Conditions
The completed application form should be printed out, signed and returned by post or in person to the Authority. For more details, please refer to
"How to Apply"
Revoked/Suspended Security Personnel Permits
Age Distribution of Valid Security Personnel Permit Holders (
Year 1995 - 2018)
Manual for Security Personnel Providing Guarding Services in Buildings
Frequently Asked Questions
For enquiries, please call us at 2801 6181, fax to us at 2537 5118 or visit our office at Room 813, 8/F, Kowloon East Government Offices, 12 Lei Yue Mun Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon.
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