How to Get Contracts for Security Business

Starting your own security company requires enough time and effort. Before engaging in this business, you have to get contracts and permits.

This can help in ensuring that your company is legal and authorize to function.

Similar to other businesses, getting contracts for security business is quite difficult. Before you have these permits, you need to meet its requirements and other related details. If you are new to this business opportunity, it is best to seek help from experts. Professional businessmen who happen to engage in security businesses know its accurate procedures.

Things to Do

Before you get contracts for security business, you should first undergo a criminal background check. This is often done through the public agency that handles security companies. The methods of background checking depend on your states. Some states like California, Texas and Washington use live scan system in checking a person’s life history. In addition, every security business must also register a manager who gets an existing security guard license. Contracts applications for security license also need a full disclosure of a business’s ownership information.

Contracts and Licenses for Security Business

Apart from getting contracts, you also need to get several permits needed for your security company. But, before you get these licenses, you need to apply for a Federal Employer Identification Number for tax purposes. Some contracts that you may get from your state government include the municipal business license. This is needed to make your business legal and ready for daily operation. Occupancy, another business license, dictates the exact number of people who can legally be in your building at a certain period of time. Other licenses include sanitary, fire safety and sign.

Other Permits Needed for Your Security Business

Building permit is considered as the most essential permit you should not miss to get. This ensures that your building code is being followed. Therefore, you should not make any changes without any prior notice or approval. Another is the vendor permit. For you to become legit in selling any products or services, you need to ask this permit from your county government. Other permits include resellers, police and zoning permits.

Getting contracts, licenses or permits for your security business can be easily done. This is often observed if you know where and how to get them. If you are not familiar with its methods, the best thing that you need to do is to seek help from experts. You can also use your computer to get more details about your concerns. Whether you are new to security business or not, you can have the contracts at hand. It is simply a matter of finding its accurate procedures and methods.


  • RICKY NADU said on April 21, 2014
    I am living in Papua New Guinea and looking for female business associate to start a professional security business in Papua New Guinea. Male Associates are welcome. Please email me or call or sms my cellphne +675) 73410633
  • curtis said on July 20, 2015
    I am looking for contracts and workers in Harris county TX. Just starting my security guard services. Curtis
  • Dan Velasquez said on September 25, 2015
    Starting a new business, any information you can provide about obtaining contracts.
  • Sandiso Moyo said on June 3, 2016
    l have a security company and l am looking for clients
  • Sydney said on June 14, 2016
    I have started my own security company and I need help on obtaining contracts. please assist me.thanks
  • Samantha Peters said on July 1, 2016
    Am living enterprise street chaguanas and i am looking to start back up my severity business an i need professional workers with me such as contracts, an ect, u can email me at or call 7410907
  • JONATHAN R MCDONALD said on July 20, 2016
  • Jon said on August 3, 2016
    Needing security contracts here in harris county
  • Jason Sims said on August 9, 2016
    Looking for Security contracts armed and unarmed LA County - Orange County
  • kennedy said on December 9, 2016
    anyone interested in partnering with me on cctv business in Nairobi Kenya please contact me i run a company called EMERSON SURVEILANCE LTD
  • dinesh sharma said on December 17, 2016
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  • conway said on February 5, 2017
    I have a tactical security company Looking for security contracts in africa for armed/unarmed guards. Body guarding CCTV installation and maintenance
  • Hemi Riki said on February 27, 2017
    Good Afternoon @Dinesh Sharma, I am looking at starting my own security company in New Zealand. I am ex military and have worked for the U.N Security Forces. I have also worked in the security industry for 17 years. I am currently working full time in security. Thank you for any advice you have. Hemi.
  • augustus said on May 3, 2017
    i want a partner in security company but i am staying in botswana, i want someone having cctv. 267 73451901
  • Prince said on July 19, 2017
    I am looking for clients In security guard and patrol machine FSK, CCTV
  • R.Uddin said on October 26, 2017
    Can anyone help in getting any contract or subcontract to start with for my newly started company in Dallas, Texas. Commission will be given.
  • C.R.Shetty said on March 27, 2018
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  • khidir idrees said on July 25, 2019
    I have a security company and I am looking for clients
  • khidir idrees said on July 25, 2019
    I have started my own security company and I need help with obtaining contracts. please assist me. thank you
  • Elvyra Duse - Anthony said on October 3, 2019
    Hi, I am with a security company in Accra and we are in need of contracts for our contract. we are in to all aspects of security and investigations you may contact us on 233- 0540706327 or 0277714269 thanks
  • Kindall Scott said on May 31, 2020
    Hello, my company name is Scott Protection Services, LLC and we are based out of Atlanta, Georgia metro area we can be reached by visiting our website at for obtaining contracts for our services. We have Georgia POST, uniformed officers, with over 10 years of service in law enforcement and we are interested in securing three-year contracts or less if preferred by a company seeking our services. Movie production sets, Hospitals, Warehouses, Malls, Restaurants, Jewelry stores, Local Government sites, City events, Entertainment events, and Private Security. Thank you in advance. Owner/CEO, Kindall Scott
  • Ron B said on November 28, 2020
    Greetings and Salutations I have recently opened a security service agency in Indiana. I would like some advise on how to secure contracts. I would like Our agency to offer a wide spectrum of service. Everything from local stores, schools, storage facilities up to and by no means the least Government contracts. Any insight as to how to accomplish this would be appreciated. Thank you
  • RINKY said on December 31, 2020
    Hi my name is Rinky currently in south africa,i have a registerd security company named LEFA LAKA SECURITY SERVICES,the company was registerd this year 2020 just after level 5 lockdown. As a new security company i am looking for clients/contracts,if there is anyone who can assist i will be thrilled. We specialised in security guarding for malls.estates and petrol stations. Any info as to how i can obtain this will be very much appreciated. THANK YOU
  • Dina Helen said on January 15, 2021
    I have a newly created Security company. I am looking for contracts or sub-contracts from bigger companies. My team is made up of veterans. Please help if you can. Thanks
  • Andries said on February 13, 2021
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  • Saul Camargo said on April 8, 2021
    Hello my name is Saul and I own a private security company here in madison wi called Madison Special Ops I am looking for new security contracts and I'm having a hard time if you know of any please text me or email me at 608-571-4024 email- website-


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