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Welcome to Security Guard Training Headquarters! We have everything you need to make your life easier as you begin your career as a security guard officer. State specific training requirements, a step-by-step hiring process, potential employers and interviews to help you get hired are just some of the helpful things you'll find here.

Armed Security Guard Training in Nevada

Armed security guards in Nevada must have a registration card and pass the security guard exam with a score of 100%. In addition, additional training, which includes firearms training, is required. After all requirements are met, the Private Investigating Licensing Board (PILB) will issue your registration card and firearms permit.

Basic requirements for Armed Security guards in Nevada:

  • You must be at least 21 years old
  • United States citizen or legal alien
  • Valid social security number
  • No felony convictions or any crime involving the illegal use of weapons
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check
  • Fingerprint cards (2)
  • Passport photo
  • Nevada driver’s license
  • Pass security guard exam

Security Guard Exam

This exam must be taken every five years with a passing score of 100%. Either you can take it online to submit with your application or the hiring security company will administer the exam.


You must complete all fields. If a field does not apply to you then you must put “N/A” as an indicator that you have read the field and it does not apply to you. Application is incomplete unless all required information is submitted to the office of the PILB.

Firearms Training

Upon completion of your firearms training, with a certified instructor, you will be administered a firearms certification card. Card is valid for five years as long as you pass a firing range test with a score of at least 75% every six months.


  • With fingerprint card $85
  • Without fingerprint card $95

For more information, please call 775-687-3223 or 702-486-3003.


15 Responses to “Armed Security Guard Training in Nevada”

  1. would like to get license to work in navada as uared security guard

  2. would like to get the training i need to work in the state of navada as a armed security officer can you help me

  3. I was trying to get answers for a friend. They had a misdemeanor DV, and want to know If they can obtain a firearm so they can get a better job. The law doesn’t state that they can not and we are just curious.

  4. I am an armed security officer at a casino, have been for about 5 yrs. Want to do private security on my own and possibly start my own business on the side.I have a gun permit and extensive training through the casino and reno police department, what would I need to get licensed in nevada to do private security.

  5. i would like to know,if i allready have a ccw card, do i still have to take the gun class and qualify to get my pilb armed guard card. my ccw is from the state of NEVADA, where i live! my ccw card is good through 11-05-2018! i need to know soon!

  6. Mr zellner I like to get my certification armed guard
    already I have unarmed security guard license and Concealed Firearms Permit. Can you please help me I appreciate your

  7. I’m a State Peace Officer in California and a licensed security guard card with exposed weapon card. Will be retiring soon and moving to Nevada. What will I need to acquire a guard card and exposed weapon card. I do executive protection for Rolex security. Among other details for different companies.

  8. I have my Guard Card, I am in the process of buying a Smith and Wesson 9mm semi automatic gun and would like to obtain a Gun Card for the State of Nevada. Please provide information as to where I apply and what will it cost.

  9. would like to get the training I need in order to work in the state of Nevada as an armed security officer, can you help me?

  10. I do not have a drivers license. Does that mean no possible way to get hired?

  11. Is this a place to get my arm card training? Right now I have my unarm card for a Casino. If so how much and if not. Do you know where? Thank You!

  12. I would like to chase a career in armed security. I’m 56 yrs old and retired.

  13. Can I get qualified while living in California. Will be re locating to nevada next year

  14. Is there a practice test for armed security license

  15. Im a security in California looking forward to getting a guard card in nevada ? How would i go about that ?

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