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A Firearms Permitholder is only authorized to carry an exposed (i.e. non-concealed) loaded firearm only of the caliber(s) listed on the firearms permit card and only when performing the duties of the license associated with the permit.

A Firearms Permit may only be associated with the following license types:

  • Security Guard registration
  • Private Patrol Operator license (company may only be structured as a sole ownership or partnership)
  • Private Patrol Operator Qualified Manager
  • Private Investigator license (company may only be structured as a sole ownership or partnership)
  • Private Investigator Qualified Manager
  • Alarm Company Operator (company may only be structured as a sole ownership or partnership)
  • Alarm Company Operator Qualified Manager certificate
  • Alarm Agent registration

Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Firearms Permit Initial Application Application for new Firearms Permit
Live Scan form  Form for background check. Select the Live Scan form based on your qualifying license (Alarm, Private Investigator, Security Guard, or Private Patrol Operator with Firearm).   
Request to Associate BSIS Firearms Permit with Additional Qualifying License(s) and Request for Replacement Firearms Permit Form to add license type(s) (e.g. Private Investigator) to a pre-existing Firearms Permit.   
Add Caliber Form to add caliber(s) to a pre-existing Firearms Permit. Only to be used when adding caliber(s) mid-cycle (i.e. not at the time of renewal)  
Firearms Permit Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing Firearms Permit.
DOJ Firearms Qualification Applicant Form for background check. A completed form is required to renew a Firearms Permit.  
Incident Report Form to report a physical altercation, discharge of a firearm, or use of a deadly weapon while on duty by Private Patrol and Alarm Company Operator licensees, qualified managers, principals, and registered employees. Must be submitted within 7 days of incident.  
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all of your licenses.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents required to process the correction/change.
Application for Replacement of Firearms Permit Card Application to receive a new pocket card of a pre-existing Firearms Permit.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application

$100

Renewal Application $118
($80 + $38 DOJ FQA fee)
Replacement Firearms Permit $25
Add Caliber No Fee*
Add Qualifying License No Fee*
*A Firearms Permitholder is only authorized to carry an exposed (i.e. non-concealed) loaded firearm only of the caliber(s) listed on the firearms permit card and only while performing the duties of the license associated with the permit. If you add caliber(s) or qualifying license(s) to your permit, you must also request a replacement firearms permit.
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Application for Alarm Company Agent Application for a new Alarm Agent registration
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Alarm Agent Registration Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing Alarm Agent registration
Incident Report Form to report a physical altercation, discharge of a firearm, or use of a deadly weapon while on duty by Alarm Agents. Must be submitted within 7 days of incident.  
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your licenses.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents are required to process the correction/change.
Application for Replacement of Alarm Agent Registration Card Application to receive a new pocket card of a pre-existing Alarm Agent registration. 
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application $55
Biennial Renewal $40
Delinquent Renewal $65
($40 renewal fee + $25 delinquency fee)
Replacement Alarm Agent registration
(Pocket Card)
$25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Alarm Company Operator Initial Application Packet Application for a new Alarm Company Operator (ACO) license OR to reassign a pre-existing ACO license.
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Alarm Company Operator License Renewal Application  Application to renew a pre-existing ACO license.
2020 Alarm Company Operator Limited Liability Company Licensee Insurance Claim Data Reporting form  Mandatory reporting form for ACO licensees organized as a limited liability company (LLC). To be used for claims filed or paid during the 2020 calendar year.  
Personal Identification Form: Alarm Company Operator, Principals, Corporate Officers, Managing Members, and Alarm Company Qualified Manager  Form to add company principals from a pre-existing ACO license.   
Incident Report Form to report a physical altercation, discharge of a firearm, or use of a deadly weapon while on duty by an ACO, ACO Qualified Manager, or ACO company principals. Must be submitted within 7 days of incident.   
Address Change (Company)  Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.   
Application for Replacement of Alarm Company Operator License  Application to receive a new large or small wall license for a pre-existing ACO license.
Alarm Company Operator Branch Office Branch Office Certificate Application: Alarm Company Operator  Application for a new Alarm Company Operator Branch Office (ACB) certificate. 
Alarm Company Operator Branch Office Certificate Renewal Application  Application to renew a pre-existing ACB certificate.
Incident Report Form to report a physical altercation, discharge of a firearm, or use of a deadly weapon while on duty by an ACO, ACO Qualified Manager, ACO company principals, or Alarm Agents. Must be submitted within 7 days of incident.  
Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Alarm Company Operator Branch Office Certificate  Application to receive a new large or small wall certificate of a pre-existing ACB certificate.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Alarm Company Operator (ACO) Initial Application $370
Initial License $600
Total Initial Fee  $970
Company Reassignment $400
Biennial Renewal $750
Delinquent Renewal $1,125
($750 renewal fee + $375 delinquency fee)
Replacement ACO license (Large or Small Wall) $25
Replacement ACO Company Pocket Card (for Company Principals or Qualified Managers only) $25
Alarm Company Branch Office (ACB) Initial Application $250
Biennial Renewal $150
Delinquent Renewal $225
($150 renewal + $75 delinquency fee)
Replacement ACB certificate (Large or Small Wall) $25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Application for Alarm Company Operator Qualified Manager Certificate Application for a new Alarm Company Operator Qualified Manager (ACQ) certificate. 1 of 3 application/forms required for initial ACQ certificate.
Personal Identification Form: Alarm Company Operator, Principals, Corporate Officers, Managing Members, and Alarm Company Qualified Manager Form required for all ACQ applicants. Must also include one passport-quality photograph, taken in the past year.  2 of 3 required application/forms.
Alarm Company Operator Qualified Manager: Qualifying Experience Form detailing work history of applicant, certified by someone other than the applicant. 3 of 3 required application/forms.  
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Application for Qualified Manager Reexamination Application to retake the Alarm Company Licensing Exam
Alarm Company Operator Qualified Manager Certificate Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing ACQ certificate.
Incident Report Form to report a physical altercation, discharge of a firearm, or use of a deadly weapon while on duty by an ACO, ACO Qualified Manager, ACO company principals, or Alarm Agents. Must be submitted within 7 days of incident.  
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your licenses.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents are required to process the correction/change.
Application for Replacement of Alarm Company Operator Qualified Manager Certificate Application to receive a new small wall or pocket card ACQ certificate that displays the ACQ licensing information but does not show an employing Alarm Company Operator’s (ACO) information.
Application for Replacement of Alarm Company Operator License Application to receive a new pocket card that displays your relationship (e.g. ACQ) to an employing ACO and the ACO license information but will not show your ACQ information.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application and Exam $350
Qualified Manager Re-exam $60
Biennial Renewal $225
Delinquent Renewal $337.50
($225 renewal fee + $112.50 delinquency fee)
Replacement Alarm Company Operator Qualified Manager certificate (Small Wall or Pocket Card)
NOTE: Replacement will only show the ACQ information- it will not show the employing Alarm Company Operator (ACO) license information.
$25
Replacement ACO license (Large or Small Wall)
NOTE: Replacement will show your relationship (i.e. ACQ) to your employing ACO and the company’s license information but it will not show your ACQ information.
$25

A Baton Permit may only be issued by Bureau-certified Baton Training Facilities to individuals who successfully complete the required baton training course and who either possess a valid and current BSIS-issued Security Guard registration or is applying for a BSIS Security Guard registration. A Baton Permit is only valid when the individual holds a valid and current Security Guard registration. A Baton Permit is not subject to renewal.

Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your licenses.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents required to process the correction/change.
Application for Replacement of Baton Permit Card Application to receive a new pocket card of a pre-existing Baton Permit.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Baton Permit (only provided to BSIS-certified Baton Training Facilities) $60
Replacement BAT Permit (provided to permitholder) $25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Locksmith Company (LCO) Initial Application Packet Application for a new Locksmith Company (LCO) license.
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Locksmith Company License Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing LCO license.
Personal Identification Form: Locksmith Company Principals & Corporate Officers  Form to add company principals from a pre-existing LCO license.  
Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Locksmith Company License Application to receive a new large or small wall license for a pre-existing LCO license.
Locksmith Company Branch (LCB) Branch Office Registration Application Locksmith Company Operator Application for a new Locksmith Branch Office (LCB) registration
Locksmith Company Operator Branch Office Registration Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing LCB registration.
Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Locksmith Company Branch Office Certificate Application to receive a new large or small wall license for a pre-existing LCB registration.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Locksmith Company (LCO) Initial Application $250
Initial License $250
Total Initial Fee $500
Biennial Renewal $500
Delinquent Renewal $750
($500 renewal fee + $250 delinquency fee)
Replacement LCO license (Large or Small Wall) $25
Replacement LCO Company Pocket Card (for Company Principals) $25
Locksmith Company Branch Office (LCB) Initial Application $250
Biennial Renewal $150
Delinquent Renewal $225
($150 renewal fee + $75 delinquency fee)
Replacement LCB Registration
(Large or Small Wall)
$25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Application for Locksmith Employee Registration Application for a new Locksmith Employee registration
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Locksmith Employee Registration Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing Locksmith Employee registration
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your licenses.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents are required to process the correction/change.
Application for Replacement of Locksmith Employee Registration Card Application to receive a new pocket card of a pre-existing Locksmith Employee registration.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application $55
Biennial Renewal $40
Delinquent Renewal $60
($40 renewal fee + $20 delinquency fee)
Replacement Locksmith Employee registration
(Pocket Card)
$25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Private Investigator (PI) Initial Application Packet Application for a new Private Investigator (PI) license OR to reassign a pre-existing PI license.
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Private Investigator Company License Renewal Application  Application to renew a pre-existing PI license.
2020 Private Investigator Limited Liability Company Licensee Claim Reporting Form Form used by PI licensees organized as a limited liability company (LLC) to report mandatory claim data in a given reporting claim period. To be used for claims filed or paid during the 2020 calendar year.
Personal Identification Form: Private Investigator Principals, Corporate Officers, Managing Members, and Private Investigator Qualified Manager Form to add company principals from a pre-existing PI license.
Private Investigator Licensee: Request Company Name Change Form/Request Additional Fictitious Business Name Form Form to change a pre-existing PI license’s company name OR add a fictitious business name (FBN) to a pre-existing PI license.
Out-of-State Private Investigator Notification Form Form for Private Investigators licensed in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, or Oregon to notify the Bureau of private investigative duties within the State of California. Authorization by the Bureau is required prior to commencing private investigative work in California; time restrictions apply.  
 Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types. 
Application for Replacement of Private Investigator Company License  Application to receive a new large or small wall license for a pre-existing PI license.
Private Investigator Qualified Manager (PIQ) Personal Identification Form: Private Investigator Principals, Corporate Officers, Managing Members, and Private Investigator Qualified Manager Form required for all PIQ applicants. Must also include one passport-quality photograph, taken in the past year.  1 of 2 required application/forms required for PIQ approval.
Private Investigator Qualified Manager Qualifying Experience Form detailing work history of applicant, certified by someone other than the applicant. 2 of 2 required application/forms.  
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Application for Qualified Manager Reexamination Application to retake the PIQ licensing exam.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents are required to process the correction/change.
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Private Investigator Company License  Application to receive a new pocket card that displays your relationship (e.g. PIQ) to an employing PI and the PI license information.
Private Investigator Branch Office (PIB) Branch Office Certificate Application: Private Investigator Application for a new Private Investigator Branch Office (PIB) certificate
Private Investigator Company Branch Office Certificate Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing PIB certificate
Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Private Investigator Company Branch Office Certificate Application to receive a new large or small wall license for a pre-existing PI license.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Private Investigator (PI) Initial Application & Exam $340
Initial License $385
Total Initial Fee $725
Company Reassignment $400
Biennial Renewal $265
Delinquent Renewal $397.50
($265 renewal fee + $132.50 delinquency fee)
Company Name Change/Additional FBN $75
PI LLC Insurance
Reinstatement Fee
$132.50
Replacement PI License
(Large or Small Wall)
$25
Replacement PI Company Pocket Card
(for Company Principals or Qualified Managers)
$25
Private Investigator Qualified Manager (PIQ) Initial Application & Exam $340
Qualified Manager Re-exam $60
Replacement PI Company Pocket Card $25
Private Investigator Branch Office (PIB) Initial Application $90
Biennial Renewal $65
Delinquent Renewal $97.50
($65 renewal fee + $32.50 delinquency fee)
PIB LLC Insurance
Reinstatement Fee
$32.50 per branch office
Replacement PIB Certificate
(Large or Small Wall)
$25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Private Patrol Operator (PPO) Initial Application Packet Application for a new Private Patrol Operator (PPO) license
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Private Patrol Operator License Renewal Application  Application to renew a pre-existing PPO license.
Incident Report Form to report a physical altercation, discharge of a firearm, or use of a deadly weapon while on duty by a Private Patrol Operator licensee, principals, qualified manager, and security guards. Must be submitted within 7 days of incident.  
Personal Identification Form: Private Patrol Operator, Principals, Corporate Officers, and Private Patrol Operator Qualified Manager Form to add company principals from a pre-existing PPO license.
Private Patrol Operator Licensee: Request Company Name Change Form/Request Additional Fictitious Business Name Form Form to change a pre-existing PPO license’s company name OR add a fictitious business name (FBN) to a pre-existing PPO license.
 Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types. 
Application for Replacement of Private Patrol Operator Company License  Application to receive a new large or small wall license for a pre-existing PPO license.
Private Patrol Operator Qualified Manager (PPQ) Personal Identification Form: Private Patrol Operator, Principals, Corporate Officers, and Private Patrol Operator Qualified Manager Form required for all PPQ applicants. Must also include one passport-quality photograph, taken in the past year.  1 of 2 required application/forms required for PPQ approval.
Private Patrol Operator Qualified Manager Qualifying Experience Form detailing work history of applicant, certified by someone other than the applicant. 2 of 2 required application/forms.  
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Application for Qualified Manager Reexamination Application to retake the PPQ licensing exam.
Incident Report Form to report a physical altercation, discharge of a firearm, or use of a deadly weapon while on duty by a Private Patrol Operator licensee, principals, qualified manager, and security guards. Must be submitted within 7 days of incident.  
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents are required to process the correction/change.
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Private Patrol Operator Company License  Application to receive a new pocket card that displays your relationship (e.g. PPQ) to an employing PPO and the PPO license information.
Private Patrol Operator Branch Office (PPB) Branch Office Certificate Application: Private Patrol Operator Application for a new Private Patrol Operator Branch Office (PPB) certificate
Private Patrol Operator Branch Office Certificate Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing PPB certificate
Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Private Patrol Operator Company Branch Office Certificate Application to receive a new large or small wall license for a pre-existing PPB certificate.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Private Patrol Operator (PPO) Initial Application & Exam $550
Initial License $770
Total Initial Fee $1,320
Biennial Renewal $900
Delinquent Renewal $1,350
($900 renewal fee + $450 delinquency fee)
Company Name Change/Additional FBN $75
Replacement PPO License
(Large or Small Wall)
$25
Replacement PPO Company Pocket Card
(for Company Principals or Qualified Managers)
$25
Private Patrol Operator Qualified Manager (PPQ) Initial Application & Exam $550
Qualified Manager Re-exam $60
Replacement PPO Pocket Card $25
Private Patrol Operator Branch Office (PPB) Initial Application $250
Biennial Renewal $150
Delinquent Renewal $225
($150 renewal + $75 delinquency fee)
Replacement PPB Certificate
(Large or Small Wall)
$25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Initial Application Packet Application for a new Proprietary Private Security Employer (PSE) registration
Proprietary Private Security Employer Registration Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing PSE registration
Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Proprietary Private Security Employer Registration Card Application to receive a new large or small wall license of a pre-existing PSE registration.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application $350
Biennial Renewal $350
Delinquent Renewal $500
($350 renewal fee + $150 delinquency fee)
Replacement Proprietary Private Security Employer registration
(Large or Small Wall)
$25

A Proprietary Private Security Officer (PSO) is not the same as a Security Guard (G) registration. A PSO is unarmed, wears a distinct uniform, interacts with the public, works for a single employer, and cannot have their security services contracted out to another entity. If a PSO separates from their employer and is then hired by a different employer, they do not need to apply for a new PSO registration.

Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Application for Proprietary Private Security Officer Application for a new Proprietary Private Security Officer (PSO) registration
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Proprietary Private Security Officer Registration Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing PSO registration
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your licenses.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents are required to process the correction/change.
Application for Replacement of Proprietary Private Security Officer Registration Card Application to receive a new pocket card of a pre-existing PSO registration.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application $55
Biennial Renewal $40
Delinquent Renewal $65
($40 renewal fee + $25 delinquency fee)
Replacement Proprietary Private Security Officer registration
(Pocket Card)
$25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Initial Application Packet Application for a new Repossession Agency (RA) license OR to reassign a pre-existing RA license
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Repossession Agency License Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing RA license
Personal Identification Form: Repossession Agency Principals, Corporate Officers, and Repossession Agency Qualified Manager Form to add company principals from a pre-existing RA license.
Notice of Violent Act Form to report a violent act involving a RA licensee, RA Qualified Manager (RAQ), Repossession Agency Employee (RAE), or employee of the licensee during the course of their duties that results in a police report or bodily harm/injury. Must be submitted within 7 days of the incident.  
Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Repossession Agency Company License Application to receive a new large or small wall license of a pre-existing RA license.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application $970
Company Reassignment $400
Renewal * $750
Delinquent Renewal $1,125
($750 renewal fee + $375 delinquency fee)
Replacement RA license
(Large or Small Wall)
$25
Replacement RA Company Pocket Card
(for Company Principals and Qualified Managers)
$25
*The first renewal cycle is 1 year in length; all subsequent renewal cycles are 2 years in length.

A Repossession Agency Employee (RAE) registrant may only work for the licensed Repossession Agency (RA) for which the original RAE registration was issued. If the RAE changes employers, they must re-register with the Bureau within 15 working days and pay all applicable fees. Further, if the RAE is employed by more than one RA company, they must hold an accompanying RAE registration for each RA company where they work. Applications for initial registration and re-registration are available from BSIS-licensed Repossession Agencies.

Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Application for Repossessor Registration 1 Application for a new Repossession Agency Employee (RAE) registration OR a RAE re-registration    
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Repossession Agency Employee Registration Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing RAE registration
Notice of Violent Act Form to report a violent act involving a RAE during the course of their duties that results in a police report or bodily harm/injury. Must be submitted within 7 days of the incident.  
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your licenses.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents are required to process the correction/change.
Application for Replacement of Repossession Agency Employee Registration Card Application to receive a new pocket card of a pre-existing RAE registration.
1 Paper applications for an initial registration and re-registration are only available through the employing Repossession Agency licensee. 
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application $75
Re-registration $75
Renewal* $40
Delinquent Renewal $65
($40 renewal fee + $25 delinquency fee)
Replacement RAE registration
(Pocket Card)
$25
*The first renewal cycle is 1 year in length; all subsequent renewal cycles are 2 years in length.
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Application for Repossession Agency Qualified Manager Certificate Application for a new Repossession Agency Qualified Manager (RAQ) certificate. 1 of 3 application/forms required for initial RAQ certificate.
Personal Identification Form: Repossession Agency Principals, Corporate Officers, and Repossession Agency Qualified Manager Form required for all RAQ applicants. Must also include one passport-quality photograph, taken in the past year.  2 of 3 required application/forms.
Repossession Agency Qualified Manager: Qualifying Experience Form detailing work history of applicant, certified by someone other than the applicant. 3 of 3 required application/forms.  
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Application for Qualified Manager Reexamination Application to retake the Repossessor Licensing Exam
Repossession Agency Qualified Manager Certificate Renewal Application Application to renew a pre-existing RAQ certificate.
Notice of Violent Act Form to report a violent act involving a RA licensee, RAQ, Repossession Agency Employee (RAE), or employee of the licensee during the course of their duties that results in a police report or bodily harm/injury. Must be submitted within 7 days of the incident.  
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your licenses.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents are required to process the correction/change.
Application for Replacement of Repossession Agency Qualified Manager Certificate Application to receive a new small wall or pocket card RAQ certificate that displays the RAQ licensing information but does not show an employing Repossession Agency’s (RA) information.
Application for Replacement of Repossession Agency Company License Application to receive a new pocket card that displays your relationship (e.g. RAQ) to an employing RA and the RA license information but will not show your RAQ information.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application & Exam $350
Qualified Manager Re-exam $60
Renewal* $225
Delinquent Renewal $337.50
($225 renewal fee + $112.50 delinquency fee)
Replacement RAQ certificate
(Small Wall or Pocket Card)
NOTE: Replacement only shows the Qualified Manager’s certificate information- it will not show the RA company license information.
$25
Replacement RA Company Pocket Card (for Company Principals and Qualified Managers)
NOTE: Replacement shows your relationship (e.g. QM) to an employing RA and the company license information but will not show your RAQ certificate information.
$25
*The first renewal cycle is 1 year in length; all subsequent renewal cycles are 2 years in length.
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Initial Application Packet Application for a new Baton Training Facility (TFB) certificate
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Baton Training Facility Certificate Renewal/Reinstatement Application Application to renew or reinstate a pre-existing TFB certificate
Notification of Facility Instructor Association/Disassociation Form to notify the Bureau when Baton Training Instructors (TIBs) begin or end their employment with a TFB. Must be submitted within 5 working days of the change.  
Request for Baton Permits Form to request Baton Permits (BATs) from the Bureau. Payment of the associated Baton Permit fee is required to process the request.  
Report of Baton Permits Issued Roster that must be completed for each baton permit that is issued by a TFB. The form must be typed and submitted within 5 working days of issuing baton permit(s).  
Personal Identification Form Form to add a new TIB or company principal to a pre-existing TFB certificate.  
Firearms or Baton Training Facility Certificate Holder: Request Company Name Change Form/Request Additional Fictitious Business Name Form Form to change a pre-existing TFB certificate’s company name OR add a fictitious business name (FBN) to a pre-existing TFB certificate
Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Baton Training Facility Certificate Application to receive a new large or small wall certificate for a pre-existing TFB.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application $700
Biennial Renewal $550
Reinstatement $825
Baton Permit $60 each
Name Change/Additional FBN $75
Replacement TFB certificate
(Large or Small Wall)
$25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Initial Application Packet Application for a new Firearms Training Facility (TFF) certificate
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Firearms Training Facility Certificate Renewal/Reinstatement Application Application to renew or reinstate a pre-existing TFF certificate
Notification of Facility Instructor Association/Disassociation Form to notify the Bureau when Firearms Training Instructors (TIFs) begin or end their employment with a TFF. Must be submitted within 5 working days of the change.  
Personal Identification Form Form to add a new TIF or company principal to a pre-existing TFF certificate.  
Firearms or Baton Training Facility Certificate Holder: Request Company Name Change Form/Request Additional Fictitious Business Name Form Form to change a pre-existing TFF certificate’s company name OR add a fictitious business name (FBN) to a pre-existing TFF certificate
Address Change (Company) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your license types.
Application for Replacement of Firearms Training Facility Certificate Application to receive a new large or small wall certificate for a pre-existing TFF certificate.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application $800
Biennial Renewal $750
Reinstatement $1,125
Name Change/Additional FBN $75
Replacement TFF certificate
(Large or Small Wall)
$25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Application for Training Instructor Certificate Application for a new Baton Training Instructor (TIB) certificate. 1 of 2 application/forms required for initial TIB certificate.
Personal Identification Form Form required for all TIB applicants. Must also include one passport-quality photograph, taken in the past year.  2 of 2 application/forms required for initial TIB certificate.
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Baton Instructor Certificate Renewal/Reinstatement Application Application to renew or reinstate a pre-existing TIB certificate
Notification of Facility Instructor Association/Disassociation Form to notify the Bureau when Baton Training Instructors (TIBs) begin or end their employment with a TFB. Must be submitted within 5 working days of the change.  
Request for Baton Permits Form to request Baton Permits (BATs) from the Bureau. Payment of the associated Baton Permit fee is required to process the request.  
Report of Baton Permits Issued Roster that must be completed for each baton permit that is issued by a TFB. The form must be typed and submitted within 5 working days of issuing baton permit(s).  
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your licenses.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents are required to process the correction/change.
Application for Replacement of Baton Instructor Certificate Application to receive a new small wall certificate for a pre-existing TIB.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application $350
Biennial Renewal $275
Reinstatement $412.50
Baton Permit $60 each
Replacement TIB certificate
(Small Wall)
$25
Application/Form Name Application/Form Description Apply Online Download pdf copy
Application for Training Instructor Certificate Application for a new Firearms Training Instructor (TIF) certificate. 1 of 2 application/forms required for initial TIF certificate.
Personal Identification Form Form required for all TIF applicants. Must also include one passport-quality photograph, taken in the past year.  2 of 2 application/forms required for initial TIF certificate.
Live Scan form Form and instructions for background check  
Firearm Instructor Certificate Renewal/Reinstatement Application Application to renew or reinstate a pre-existing TIF certificate
Notification of Facility Instructor Association/Disassociation Form to notify the Bureau when TIFs begin or end their employment with a Firearms Training Facility (TFF). Must be submitted within 5 working days of the change.  
Address Change (Personal) Form to update your address(es) with the Bureau. List all BSIS license(s) you hold to ensure your address is updated for all your licenses.
Notification of Name Change Form to correct or change your name as it appears in the Bureau’s records. Supporting documents are required to process the correction/change.
Application for Replacement of Firearms Instructor Certificate Application to receive a new small wall certificate for a pre-existing TIF.
Fee Type Fee Amount
Initial Application $350
Biennial Renewal $300
Reinstatement $450
Replacement TIF certificate
(Small Wall)
$25