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PSPLA Product Changes

Starting Wednesday 13th April, the paper PSPLA certificates and licences will be replaced with digital PDF documents. These will be attached to an email and sent directly to the email address provided in the application form.

Badges will remain physical cards. They will continue to be mailed directly to postal address provided in the application. They will arrive in a smaller envelope attached to a letter.

 

 

 

PSPLA Online Website Outage 

On Tuesday 12th April, the online PSPLA application will not be available for use between 9pm and 11pm. This is due to scheduled updates to the online application form. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Find out how to apply online for a private security licence or certificate of approval.

Before you apply online

  1. Find out whether you need a licence or certificate. Make sure you have:

    1. a suitable passport style photo
    2. details of your identification (ID)
    3. your proof of training and skills documents
    4. a MasterCard or Visa credit or debit card to pay your fee.

  2. Check if you already have a licence through the Public register of licence and certificate holders:
    1. If you licence has expired, click 'Apply Online'
    2. If your licence is active, click 'Renew Online'

Got these ready?

apply online button(external link)

Note: You can’t apply online for temporary certificates or under the trans-Tasman mutual recognition scheme. You have to apply by mail.

Fees

You can only pay with Mastercard or Visa credit or debit cards.

Important tip: Remember what your fee should be when you apply. If you’re charged a different fee, you’ve made a mistake and you should contact us.

Application for:

Fee

company licence*

$616

individual licence

$510

certificate of approval

$170

certificate of approval with temporary certificate

$187

* If you apply for a company licence online, make sure every officer of the company (director or CEO) completes a company officer form.

Company officer form [PDF, 282 KB]

You can’t give us the company officer forms online. You need to send them to us.

Email: PSPLA@justice.govt.nz

Postal address:
Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority
SX11159
Wellington

Contact us for help

If you're having trouble with your application, you should contact us.

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