Can I still renew my SIA licence after it expires?
You cannot renew a licence unless you have a current licence in that sector. If your licence has already expired, you must apply for a new licence.
Do I need a first aid certificate to renew my SIA licence?
From 1 October 2021, you will also need to do this if you are renewing your licence. The qualification must be an Emergency First Aid at Work qualification or equivalent.
Who should you tell if you move address SIA?
You must tell us if you change your name or address You should log in to your SIA online account and tell us by using the form under the ‘Notify the SIA’ tab. You need to upload a scanned copy of the legal document that made the change (Decree Absolute, Deed Poll, or Marriage Certificate).
What is SIA contact number?
020 8294 1444
London Security Services (UK) Limited
|Contractor||London Security Services (UK) Limited|
|Contact Number||020 8294 1444|
|Postal Address||10 Corona Road London SE12 9NN|
|LDN Status||Authorised for each activity approved|
How long does SIA renewal take?
approximately 14 days
Once the renewal application is completed, SIA will process your renewal for security licence. This will take approximately 14 days.
How long does it take to renew SIA license?
SIA will inform you if documentation is required as part of your application. Once the renewal application is completed, SIA will process your renewal for security licence. This will take approximately 14 days.
How long does a door supervisor certificate last?
The licence is issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and is valid for 3 years.
Can I do my SIA licence with a criminal record?
The SIA carry out a standard criminal record check on any individual who applies for a licence. If you do have a criminal record, it does not necessarily mean that you will not get a licence. The SIA will make their decision according to: Whether the offences are included in the list of offences.
What documents need for SIA licence?
What documents are required for SIA License Application?
- Current and valid UK passport.
- Signed valid passport of any other nationality.
- Driving license photocard if it was issued by the DVLA in Great Britain.
- Driving license photocard and its paper counterpart issued by the DVA in Northern Ireland.
How long does SIA licence take to arrive?
A: The SIA aims to process applications within six weeks, but this time only starts from when they receive a correctly completed form. If forms contain errors or omissions, the process can take longer.
Can I work while waiting for SIA badge renewal?
Yes, but only in some cases. You could work as soon as you receive an acknowledgement letter from the SIA that your license is being processed. However, most security companies will not accept SIA reply letters acknowledging your SIA license application, and will instead require an SIA license.
Can I renew my SIA licence at the post office?
You can use the Post Office branch finder to find a Post Office near to you. Check that it handles SIA licence applications before you go. We cannot tell you exactly how long your renewal application will take.
How much does it cost to renew your SIA licence?
The SIA Renewal cost is currently £220. The SIA states that additional training is only required if you are renewing a door supervisor licence and you have not attained one of the current licence-linked qualifications. (With this the SIA are referring to the qualifications introduced in Summer 2010).
What do I do if my Sia license has expired?
If your licence has expired, you will need to apply for a new one. A licence renewal costs the same as a new application, although no additional training or qualification is required for this. How long does an SIA License last?
How do I apply for an SIA licence?
All applications for SIA licences and renewals should be completed through your personal online account. Our Licence Pay Only service and Licence Status Checker tool can be accessed free of charge through an online business account.