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Individual merchants and commercial companies are entitled to receive a special permit (licence). An individual merchant or official of the administrative (representation) of a commercial company may be a person who has not been punished for a criminal offence or who has not applied the status of the accused in criminal proceedings and who has not been diagnosed with psychological disorders, alcohol, narcotic, psychotropic or toxic substances or behavioural disturbances.

A merchant who wishes to receive a special permit (licence) for security guard activities shall submit a submission to the State Police Licensing Commission.

There are four types of security services:
1) the installation of security guard technical systems;
2) the provision of physical security services;
3) the provision of technical security services;
4) the provision of information security services.

A security guard merchant may commence security guard activities after receipt of a special permit (licence).

The special permit (licence) shall indicate the types of security guard services that are permitted to provide to the security guard merchant.

Process description

  1. Request a Service (General Terms)
    An application may be submitted in person, by post or by electronic means (by sending an e-mail signed with a secure electronic signature (eParaksta) to an institution or by using an e-address of the State Police.
    By requiring onsite services, to present a personal identification document (Passport or ID card).

    Before submitting an application, the individual merchant, partnership or capital company shall pay the State fee specified for the issuance of the licence, see information regarding it in step 7 “Performance of payment”.

  2. Request a service for the installation of security guard technical systems
    In order to receive a special permit (licence) for the installation of security guard technical systems, a merchant shall attach to the submission:
    1. a statement of a psychiatrist and a narcologist regarding the state of health of officials of an individual merchant or commercial company (representation) (except for a person who has performed a health check in a medical institution for the storage (carrying) of weapons or work with weapons, and has information regarding such in the Register of Weapons or the Register of Licences and Certificates);
    2. a statement issued by another competent authority of a European Union Member State or European Economic Area State that an individual merchant or official of the administration (representation) of a commercial company (if the referred to person is a national of another European Union Member State or European Economic Area State) has not been accused or punished for committing a criminal offence;
    3. a copy of the educational document attesting that the security guard merchant's employee who will perform the installation of technical security guard systems has obtained an education in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics, telecommunications or energy.

  3. Request a service for the provision of physical security services
    In order to receive a special permit (licence) for the provision of physical security services, a merchant shall attach to the submission:
    1. a statement of a psychiatrist and a narcologist regarding the state of health of officials of an individual merchant or commercial company (representation) (except for a person who has performed a health check in a medical institution for the storage (carrying) of weapons or work with weapons, and has information regarding such in the Register of Weapons or the Register of Licences and Certificates);
    2. a statement issued by another competent authority of a European Union Member State or European Economic Area State that an individual merchant or official of the administration (representation) of a commercial company (if the referred to person is a national of another European Union Member State or European Economic Area State) has not been accused or punished for committing a criminal offence.
    It should be noted that the application must also specify the employee who will manage the security guard activity (the security guard organizer) and the number of his or her security guard certificate and the date of issue.

  4. Request a service for the provision of technical security services
    In order to receive a special permit (licence) for the provision of technical guard services, a merchant shall submit to the State Police Licensing Commission:
    1. an application (the application shall specify the employee who will manage the security guard activity and the number of his or her security guard certificate and the date of issue);
    2. a statement of a psychiatrist and a narcologist regarding the state of health of officials of an individual merchant or commercial company (representation) (except for a person who has performed a health check in a medical institution for the storage (carrying) of weapons or work with weapons, and information regarding such in the Register of Weapons or the Register of Licences and Certificates);
    3. a statement issued by another competent authority of a European Union Member State or European Economic Area State that an individual merchant or official of the administration (representation) of a commercial company (if the referred to person is a national of another European Union Member State or European Economic Area State) has not been accused or punished for committing a criminal offence;
    4. a copy of the educational document attesting that the security guard merchant's employee who will perform the installation of technical security guard systems has obtained education in the fields of electrical engineering, electronics, telecommunications or energy.
    5. a copy of the document attesting that the security guard management centre has been installed in the premises of immovable property owned, owned or held by the merchant (shall be submitted if the rights have not been secured in the Land Register);
    6. documents regarding the installation of a security guard management centre.

  5. Request a service for the provision of Incassation Guard services
    In order to receive a special permit (licence) for the provision of information security services, a merchant shall submit to the State Police:
    1. an application (the application shall specify the employee who will manage the security guard activity and the number of his or her security guard certificate and the date of issue);
    2. a statement of a psychiatrist and a narcologist regarding the state of health of officials of an individual merchant or commercial company (representation) (except for a person who has performed a health check in a medical institution for the storage (carrying) of weapons or work with weapons, and information regarding such in the Register of Weapons or the Register of Licences and Certificates);
    3. a statement issued by another competent authority of a European Union Member State or European Economic Area State that an individual merchant or official of the administration (representation) of a commercial company (if the referred to person is a national of another European Union Member State or European Economic Area State) has not been accused or punished for committing a criminal offence;
    4. a copy of the document attesting that the security guard management centre has been installed in the premises of immovable property owned, owned or held by the merchant (shall be submitted if the rights have not been secured in the Land Register);
    5. documents regarding the installation of a security guard management centre;
    6. a document certifying that the vehicle intended for the merchant's inasure guard is equipped with a global navigation system.
    7. establish an internal control system for the prevention of money laundering and terrorism and proliferation financing in conformity with the requirements of the Law on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism and Proliferation Financing and submit a document certifying it.

  6. Process/Receive Service
    The State Police Licensing Commission shall, upon receipt of the submission and the performance of the documents appended thereto and in accordance with the procedures specified in the Administrative Procedure Law, take a decision regarding the issuance of the special permit (licence) of the type requested or the refusal to issue a special permit (licence) and inform the merchant of the decision taken.

    A licence may be obtained in person in paper form or in the form of a recorded mail item to the registered office or in the form of an electronic document to the electronic mail address or e-address indicated in the application.

    In case of a refusal, the submitter shall be informed in person, as well as an extract from the minutes of the meeting of the State Police Licensing Commission in relation to the decision taken to refuse to issue.

  7. Make a payment
    State Fee Properties:
    Consignee: Treasury
    Reg. No 90000050138
    Recipient BIC: TRELLV22
    Account No. LV96TREL1060140921900
    Purpose: State fee for obtaining a licence, name of legal person, registration number.

    If the application is submitted and the licence is issued in the form of an electronic document, the State fee shall be payable by applying the coefficient 0,9. This shall not apply to the issue of a duplicate or re-licence.

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