Summary of New NY Armed Security Guard Training & Licensing Requirements
In New York if you want to an armed security guard, in addition to the unarmed guard training and registration requirements you must complete a 47-hour firearms course and submit the completion certificate with your application to get an armed guard registration card. In order to take the 47-hour firearms course you must have a valid pistol license and a valid security guard registration card.
- NY Armed Security Guard License Type: Armed guard registration card
- Armed Security Guard License Length: 2 years
47-Hour Firearms Training Course for Armed NY Security Guards
You must already have a valid pistol license and a valid NYS security guard registration card. You must pass a written test and qualify with handgun to successfully complete this class.
First follow the instructions in the unarmed security guard section of this site for how to become an unarmed security guard.