Private Investigators and Security Guards Program

Manitoba Justice's Private Investigators and Security Guards Program regulates the private security and private investigator industries in accordance with the provisions of The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act. Manitoba Justice is committed to enhancing public safety through effective regulation of the private security industry.

NOTICE

As of February 20, 2024, we are currently processing applications received on January 17, 2024. This information is updated every Tuesday and Friday.

Businesses

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The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act requires that all businesses providing private investigator and security guard services are licensed.

The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act requires that all employers of in-house security guards are registered.

Application and Forms

Individuals

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The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act requires that all individuals conducting private Investigation and/or security guard duties are licensed.

Under The Private Investigators and Security Guards Act, individuals conducting loss prevention duties require a security guard licence, but must request a uniform exemption.

Application and Forms

Security Guard Training

All security guards are required to complete a mandatory security guard training program. Please contact an approved training provider directly to obtain more information.

Information Notes

Information Notes are prepared by the Public Safety Division to disseminate information to stakeholders on new initiatives, training, as well as legislative and other developments that may impact the private investigator and security guard industry.

To contact us:

Private Investigators and Security Guards Program
Telephone: 204-945-2825
email: pisg@gov.mb.ca

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.