The following steps are needed to obtain a PSARA license online in India-
Collecting and uploading necessary documents required for a security agency Certain documents need to be collected and uploaded for a PSARA license online. Please refer to the following section to know more.
MOU with a recognized training institute The applicant needs to enter into an MOU with a Govt. recognized training institute for providing training to its supervisors and guards. The applicant must facilitate adequate training for the security guards he engages in. The PSARA has specific qualification and disqualification criteria for the security guards. The applicant must employ qualified supervisors to oversee the work of the security guards. Usually, a person having a minimum of 3 years of experience with the Army of the Navy is given preference for the role of a supervisor.
Police verification The applicant needs to apply for police verification by filing Form-I. If the applicant is a company, firm, or group of persons, separate forms should be filed for each of the directors or partners.
Filing of application The PSARA license application form needs to be filed with the PSARA controlling authority. The same will be processed after receiving the NOC from the concerned police authorities only. After due processing, the Authority may grant the PSARA License or reject the application by citing a valid reason.
The application for a PSARA license can be made with the State Govt. for the entire State, for 5 districts, or even for a single state as well. The process of approval is different from one state to another. In general, a period of up to 60 days is required for the grant of the PSARA license.