To be licensed as an unarmed private security guard, you must:
A SecureAccess Washington (SAW) account to apply online.
You can apply online or by mail.
Create your SAW account to apply and pay your fees online.
Send the following:
Private Security Guard Program
Department of Licensing
PO Box 35001
Seattle, WA 98124-3401
Your military experience or training might help you meet licensing requirements. You may also be able to get a temporary license if you're moving here with a current license from another state. For more information visit military assistance.
If you're a U.S. veteran, you may be eligible for partial reimbursement of your fees. For more information, visit.