Overview

Qualified security workers and investigators can complete new applications and renewals for their licences through registry agents.

These occupations are listed under the Security Service and Investigators Act and include:

  • security guard
  • loss prevention
  • security alarm responder
  • executive protection
  • patrol dog handler
  • private investigator
  • locksmith
  • automotive lock bypass worker

Participating registry agents can process both new applications and renewals. This includes a $9 service fee charged on top of normal licensing fees.

After you receive your temporary licence, a permanent licence will be mailed to you within 60 days.

Criteria

To get a temporary licence through a registry you must:

  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • have a clear criminal record and vulnerable sector search
  • provide your completed application or renewal forms
  • provide all required documents

If you don’t meet these criteria, applications and renewals are still accepted by mail.

Participating registry agents

Check this list regularly for updates. For hours of operation, contact the registry agent office.

Calgary

Registry Express Inc.

Phone: 403-282-3820
Fax: 403-282-1223
Email: info@registryexpressinc.ca

1841, 1632 14 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta  T2N 1M7

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Shawnessy Licence & Registry Ltd.

Phone: 403-254-4222
Fax: 403-254-8596
Email: admin@shawnessyregistry.com

124, 250 Shawville Boulevard SE
Calgary, Alberta  T2Y 2Z7

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Taradale Registry

Phone: 403-508-1105

505, 6520 Falconridge Boulevard NE
Calgary, Alberta  T3J 3W6

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Edmonton

Registrations Are Us Limited

Phone: 780-448-2233
Toll free: 1-800-563-5295
Fax: 780-453-5629

16658 109 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5P 1C2

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Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray Vehicle Licensing & Registry

Phone: 780-790-0162
Fax: 780-790-1809
Email: info@fmvl.ca

300, 10003 Biggs Avenue
Fort McMurray, Alberta  T9H 1S4

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Lethbridge

Astro Registry Services

Phone: 403-320-6700
Toll free: 1-800-465-5242
Fax: 403-320-1962
Email: astro@astro-insurance.com

100, 542 7 Street S
Lethbridge, Alberta  T1J 2H1

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Medicine Hat

AMA Agencies Ltd.
Alberta Motor Association

Phone: 403-527-8061
Toll free: 1-866-989-6370
Fax: 403-526-1097

2710 13 Avenue SE
Medicine Hat, Alberta   T1A 3PB

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The Licence Bureau on Kingsway

Phone: 403-527-2922
Fax: 403-527-2959

672 Kingsway Avenue SE
Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 2X1

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Red Deer

One Stop Licence Shop Ltd.

Phone: 403-348-5200
Email: info@teamonestop.ca

B 3440 50 Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta  T4N 3Y4

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One Stop Licence Shop Ltd.

Phone: 403-341-7867
Fax: 403-348-5212
Email: info@teamonestop.ca

7, 5105 76A Street Close
Red Deer, Alberta  T4P 3M2

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