Please visit our website at www.txdps.state.tx.us/psb. Look for the header called “Searches” for Company “Search Company and for Individual “Search Individual”.
The most common way to get the experience is to go to work for a licensed private investigations company. They will register you with the Private Security Bureau as their employee. After you have worked for a licensed company as their registered employee, you can meet the experience requirement. Legally obtained experience could also include full-time, paid employment as a peace officer or in the case of a private investigator insurance adjuster. The only education that is acceptable instead of the experience requirement is a four-year degree in Criminal Justice from an accredited college or university.
Yes, you must be employed by a licensed private security company before you can receive your license registration.
In accordance with the Texas Administrative Code 37 TAC 35, Section 35.70 and as printed on our application submitted to the Bureau “Fees submitted to The Private Security Bureau are non-refundable or transferable”.
No. A new application must be submitted for the new registration type plus you must submit the appropriate fees.
Please complete and submit form PSB-37 (PDF) (Request for Duplicate License) along with the $10.00 statutory fee.
No. The reinstatement fee must be mailed to the appropriate address. See form PSB-24 (PDF) (Application for Reinstatement of Company License).
GSL-Lock means Government Student Loan and in order to clear up this matter, you will need to contact the Texas Government Student Loan Corporation at 1(800) 222-6297 or (512) 219-7337.
Please submit a detailed request in writing to the Open Records Coordinator and fax this information to (512) 424-7221 or mail to Texas Department of Public Safety, PO Box 4087, Austin, TX 78773.
To obtain information on electronic fingerprinting please visit our website at www.txdps.state.tx.us/rsd/psb/news/PSBWebFingerprintingInstr.htm
Please visit Criminal History Error Resolution for the procedures to challenge the criminal history record contained in a Texas Record.
Please visit Challenge of a Criminal Record for the procedures to challenge the criminal history record contained in an FBI Record.