REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION OF A PRIVATE GUARD COMPANY

With the signing into law of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Act No. 2 of 2003 and Amendment Act of 2007, the PGC Department is empowered through the Corps to Licence, Supervise and Monitor activities of Private Guard Companies. Thus, our mission statement is: To contribute towards the development of security structures that will ensure the protection and assurance of the civil public life, property and curb criminality.

Below are the requirements which must be fulfilled before a Private Guard Company can be registered and licensed.

  1. Application for private guard license addressed to the Commandant General
  2. CTC of memorandum and Article of association (2 copies)
  3. Photocopies of certificates of incorporation (2 copies)
  4. Payment of Five hundred thousand naira (500,000.00) only.

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