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Becoming a security guard is a detailed process. NJ Sora Professionals offers a free step by step guide to help you navigate the necessary steps to becoming a licensed security guard.

NJ SORA Professionals offers a complete package that includes completion of your NJ State Police SORA application, booking of your fingerprint appointment, and enrollment in our required 24-hour certification class.

NJ SORA Professionals also offers a Jobs package.  This all-encompassing package is designed to help you with the whole process; from application to taking the required class, building a resume, and landing a job!

There are many questions that can arise during the process of becoming a licensed security guard. Visit our FAQ section to have many of your questions answered.

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To Become a Security Guard

The breakdown

Requirements

Must be 18 years or older and a US citizen or legal resident

Application

Must apply with the New Jersey State Police and pay the fee

Fingerprinting

Must be fingerprinted with  the MorphoTrust form located at the end of the NJSP application

Training

Successfully complete 24-hour training course with a certified instructor

Time

Complete fingerprinting and training within 30 days of application

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