Effective June 1, 2010, all individuals, businesses and in-house departments providing the following services in Alberta must be licensed under the Security Services and Investigators Act (SSIA):
security services investigators
executive protection automotive lock bypass services
patrol dog services locksmith apprentices
alarm responders locksmith equipment sales
For complete definitions for each of the services above, click here
The Act, regulations and policy establish licensing and reporting requirements, uniform standards, a code of conduct, training programs and a public complaints process for the security, investigation and locksmith industries in Alberta.
For more information, click on the links below or down the left side of the page. If you do not find the information you are looking for, please contact the Licensing Department.
- Individual Licences
- Business Licences (for both contract businesses & in-house departments)
- Training Requirements and Course Providers
- Public Complaints
- SSIA Policy Manual
- Forms - application and reporting