News Release – Security Guard Registration Update

Posted on Jun 28, 2013 in News Releases, PVL

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

News Advisory

NEIL ABERCROMBIE
GOVERNOR
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KEALII S. LOPEZ
DIRECTOR
Phone: (808) 586-2850
Fax: (808) 586-2856
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2013

DCCA to Open This Weekend for Applicants Facing
Security Guard Registration Deadline

Offices Open on Oahu, Kauai, Maui and Hawaii Island

HONOLULU – As a Monday deadline for security guard registration draws close, the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) will open this weekend to receive applications.

The deadline for security guard applications with the Professional and Vocational Licensing Division is July 1, 2013.

DCCA will be open at several locations around the state to help applicants process their required paperwork. The hours and locations are on the attached document.

Several trainers have also provided their time to hold the required training classes over the weekend. Applicants needing to take the courses can email and visit the websites provided on the attached training schedule.

For those attending the training at the Capitol, entrance must be made from the Miller Street lower entrance.

Fieldprint Hawaii will provide appointments this weekend to allow applicants the chance to get their required FBI criminal background checks. Applicants can go online to FieldprintHawaii.com to schedule an appointment. The office management said they suggest calling 532-3911 to see if there are any openings in case the online schedule is full.

Applicants can download an application at DCCA’s website:
http://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/private/Act_208_guard_employee

The application process for the estimated 10,000 security guards in the state began in January. The Legislature passed the law requiring the registration in 2010.

PVL is responsible for 25 professional boards and commissions and 23 licensing programs. In total, the Division licenses 48 different professions and vocations.

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