Contact Details

The Private Security Authority,
Davis Street,
Tipperary Town
Co. Tipperary

Contact for Individual Licence
Contact for Contractor Licence

Email Adrdresses:


Employees who are making their first application for a licence should note that a new 3 year licence and fee comes into effect from the 1st December 2015.

Payment of the new licence fee will be available online from the 1st December



The Licensing of Private Investigators came into effect from the 1st November 2015. 

Contractors who have lodged their application before the 1st November 2015 may continue to operate until they receive a determination on their application.

These Contractors will receive a letter advising them of their position and these letters may be shown to clients as evidence that the contractor has applied for a licence.


Welcome to the Private Security Authority Website

The Private Security Authority, which was established pursuant to the Private Security Services Acts 2004 and 2011, is the statutory body with responsibility for licensing and regulating the private security industry in Ireland.