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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.


  • Application (From this link you would click “Applicants” from the top menu and then security guard exam from the new menu that will appear on the left.
  • Security Guard Exam (From this link, you would click “Work Card” from the top menu and then “Security Guard Exam” from the new menu that will appear on the left.)
  • FAQ (From this link, you would click “Work Card” from the top menu and then “Frequently Asked Questions” from the new menu that will appear on the left.)
  • Licensing Training Program (From this link, you would click “Licensee Services” from the top menu and then “Licensee Training Program” from the new menu that will appear on the left.)
  • Firearm Training Curriculum (From this link, you would click “Statues and Regulations” from the top menu and then “Regulations: Chapter 648” from the new menu that will appear on the left.)

4 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. Is there a practice test for armed security license

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