How do I start my own security company?

To start a Security Company, you will be required to invest a lot of cash and time into the business. Those who do make it are normally very successful. Be sure that you are an Entrepreneur who is serious about making a success before you consider this industry.

Types of Security Companies. You are defined by what you offer:

  • Security services;
  • Security products;
  • A mix of security services and products.

To start a Security Service Company in South Africa you must setup a legitimate business, preferably with one or more business partners. Once done you have to register with the Private Security Regulatory Authority (PSIRA). This includes paying registration fees and writing an exam.

We also assist with PSIRA Grading for Individual Security Officers. To get Graded as an individual you will need to prepare for the Registration Tests at PSIRA and then follow PSIRA’s procedures. Our Partner is fully accredited with both PSIRA and SASSETA and can provide all courses for you. They can also do recruitment and criminal checks. Contact Us for more info.

Why Register with PSIRA?

We can register you with PSIRA. The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) is the Governing Body and Regulatory Authority for the private security industry. Should you wish to start a Security Company, it is mandatory that you are registered with PSIRA. We can assist you by facilitating the entire process – setting up the application; standing in the queues at PSIRA and ensuring that your Security Company is fully compliant for all Cleaning Tenders and Contracts. Once your Security Company is registered you can get listed at PSIRA and find some clients! Contact us for more info.