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Firearms Private Security Instructor

When is the next Armed Instructor course?

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How do i apply to attend the Armed Instructor course?

Applicants must complete an application packet containing:

  1. PS-1 (Application for Licensure or Certification of Private Security Services Provider);
  2. A completed fingerprint packet. A fingerprint packet must include a pre-printed FBI fingerprint card and a Form PS-4 (Affidavit of Person Rolling Fingerprints) completed by the person rolling or scanning the fingerprints.  The card and form must be enclosed in a tamper-proof bag and sealed by the person who rolled the fingerprints before the packet is returned to the applicant.  The Department will supply pre-printed FBI fingerprint cards and tamper-proof bags.
  3. The original Form PS-6 (Affidavit of Instructor and Private Security Provider Testing Results) completed as prescribed by OAR 259-060-0060; documenting completion of the training required. The PS-6 must be enclosed in a tamper-proof bag by the Instructor, before being handed to the student.
  4. If currently employed, an original, completed Form PS-20 (Private Security Services Provider Temporary Work Permit).
  5. A completed Form PS-27 (Private Security Professional Code of Ethics) affirming moral fitness and professional standards.
  6. Nonrefundable certification or licensure fees

Link to forms​

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How do I add a new certification to my current certification?

Application packet for adding certification or licensure as a Private Security Provider must be completed in its entirety and must include:  

  1. A completed Form PS-1;
  2. The original Form PS-6 completed, documenting completion of the training required;
  3. If currently employed, an original, completed Form PS-20 (temporary work permits will not be issued to armed private security professionals or private security instructors);and
  4. Nonrefundable certification or licensure fee as prescribed by OAR 259-060-500.
  5. Individuals currently certified as an unarmed private security provider applying to add armed private security certification must carry a copy of the Form PS-6 and the Form PS-23 (Change of Information) while performing private security services until a new certificate is received.
  6. Include a completed PS-27​

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How do I renew my Armed Instructor certification?

All applicants for renewal of certification or licensure must complete an application packet containing: 

  1. A completed Form PS-21
  2. The original Form PS-6 completed, documenting completion of the training required;
  3. If currently employed, an original, completed Form PS-20 (temporary work permits will not be issued to armed private security professionals or private security instructors);and
  4. Nonrefundable certification or licensure fee as prescribed by OAR 259-060-500.

  5. 5. A completed Form PS-27 

Link to the Forms

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What happens if I do not renew before the expiry date?

You will be assessed a late fee.
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I received a Deficiency Notice, what do I do?!

Click here for information on Deficiency Notices.
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