PSARA License

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In India , the private security agency license is compulsory for any businessman to commence the business of a private security agency.The PSARA act was formulated in the year 2005. The major objective of the PSARA act includes look after every part of the agency i.e operation , formation ,regulation as well as disqualification etc. of the private security agencies in India. It must be noted that the license obtained by the applicant shall be valid only in the respective state from where obtained and not in other states and one needs to apply for the PSARA license again in another state respectively.


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What Ais elegibility criteria for PSARA license ?
The following highlighted below are entitled to receive the PSARA license namely -

1] Partnership firm
2] One person Company
3] Sole proprietorship
4] Private limited company
Therefore the following businessmen can apply for the PSARA license in the state to the concerned department and authorities.
What is PSARA fees license structure ?
The fees charged by the respective state for the private security agency license is defined below -

1] Fees charged for single district - Rs. 5000
2] Fees to be charged for five districts - Rs.10000
3] Fees charged for complete state - Rs.25000
What are elegibility criteria for directors and principal officers ?
The eligibility criteria for the following named above are as follows -

1] He must be a resident of India
2] Must have not been sentenced for any crime by law
3] Should be strong financially and easily bear the cost of operations.
What are documents needed to apply for PSARA license ?
The various state require different documents and some of the most essential documents to be needed are highlighted below-

1] Service tax department registration
2] Pan card allotment
3] The registration of establishment under shops and establishment
4] The employees state Insurance registration
5] Pf registration
6] Contractual labour act registration
7] The pattern of uniform to be defined
8] The details of the armed license
9] proof of ownership where the business is located
10] Employees characteristics verification certificates
11] Security agency logo
12] Id card of the employees
What are rules and regulation which agency needs to follow after license obtained ?
There are certain rules and regulation being laid down to be followed by the agency after receiving the PSARA license which are highlighted below -

1] There should be proper hiring of supervisors who can supervise the work of security guards and provide proper guidance and supervision to them.
2] The security agency should provide proper training to its employees and generate skills and creativity in their work.
3] There should be a proper criteria to be followed for the hiring of a security guard which includes his qualifications , skill and communications etc.
4] There are various facilities to be provided to the guards such as eye sight , health insurance and uniform etc.
What are renewal and expiry time of PSARA license in India ?
The private security agency license is valid for a period of five years from the date of registration except in the state of chhattisgarh and uttaranchal where it is valid for a period of 01 year only.
It can be renewed within the period of 90 days starting from the date of expiry.Therefore it should be renewed carefully before the expiry time.

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