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New Jersey Security Agency License Bond

Cost: $175 / 2 year term
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How much will your New Jersey security agency bond cost? 

The New Jersey security agency license bond costs $175 for the state-required 2-year term. Your $175 premium will cover the 2 years of coverage required by the state.

What do I need to get a New Jersey security agency license bond?  

You can purchase your New Jersey security agency license bond online 24/7. You'll need to provide your security agency name and address for State Police filing approval. Once your payment is processed, your official New Jersey surety bond will be emailed to you instantly.

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Bond Type
$5,000Security Agency License Bond

What is a New Jersey security agency license bond? 

New Jersey Administrative Code 13:55A-2.3 requires individuals file a $5,000 surety bond to apply for security agency licensing. This surety bond requires security agency applicants to conduct business faithfully and honestly and specifically benefits any person or association injured by the willful, malicious, or wrongful act of a licensed security agency.

Why do I need a security agency license bond? 

You must file this New Jersey surety bond to be licensed as a security agency according to the provisions outlined in N.J.A.C. Chapter 134 of the Laws of 2004. By filing this bond you agree to operate your security guard agency according to state law. If you fail to do so, your issuing surety company will pay valid claims up to your full $5,000 bond amount, which you must reimburse. 

Who regulates security agencies? 

The New Jersey State Police Private Detective Unit regulates the private security industry on behalf of the Superintendent of the State Police. If you have questions about security service licensing, you can contact the Private Detective Unit by calling 1(609)777-7672 or emailing [email protected]

How do I update or change my security agency bond? 

If the New Jersey State Police requires your surety bond documentation to be updated for any reason, contact your surety company. If you purchased your bond from, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common changes requested are updating your security agency name or address to match your current licensing or new registration application paperwork. 

How do I renew my security agency license bond in New Jersey? 

You must renew your New Jersey security agency license bond before its current 2-year term expires. Once you pay your renewal invoice, renewal instructions will be provided to keep your bond active for its next 2-year term.

How do I get a New Jersey security agent license? 

The Security Officer Registration Act (SORA) outlines licensing requirements and procedures for both officers and operators of private security companies and security officers. You can access your New Jersey State Police SORA Application Process user account online.

Additionally, all companies that work in New Jersey must register with the state

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