PSiRA Registration

The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) in South Africa provides an online portal for registration. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to register with PSiRA:

  1. Visit the PSiRA Registration Portal.
  2. Click on “No – Register Now” to start the registration process.
  3. Fill in the required details, including your first name and South African ID number.
  4. Follow the instructions to complete your registration.

Please note that any natural person applying for registration may be registered as a security service provider if the applicant is a fit and proper person to render a security service.

The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) was established in terms of Section 2 of the Private Security Industry Regulation Act (56 of 2001) in 2002. The primary objectives of PSiRA are to regulate the private security industry and to exercise effective control over the practice of the occupation of security service provider in the public and national interest and in the interest of the private security industry itself.

FAQ On PSiRA Application

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) On PSiRA (Private Security Industry Regulation Act) :

1. How long does it take for PSiRA application to be approved?
12 working days
NB : Kindly advice the clients that the 12 days waiting period does not include weekends and public holidays.

2. Where can I go collect my Psira certificate?
At your nearest PSiRA branch except the head office. Please bring along your ID book for first time collection.

3. How can I obtain the PSiRA individual registration form without going to a Psira branch?
You can simply go on to the Psira website on , go to publications, scroll down to downloads, choose option for the registration form and select the one you require.

4. How would I know when my Psira application has been approved?
You can contact our customer care line on 086 133 3850 with your ID number handy to check the status of your application.
Visit our website on,on the far right of the home screen, go to online verification, enter your id number, click I’m human then click submit.