Renew License

Thank you for your interest in renewing your security license in the District of Columbia. The Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration is excited to introduce a brand new license management system that offers prospective licensees the opportunity to apply for initial licensure; current licensees the opportunity to renew their license; and licensees, employers, and the general public the opportunity to conduct searches of licensed professionals here.


How Do I Apply?

Security Officer
Special Police Officer
Campus Special Police Officer
Security Agency Business
Private Detective

How Do I … ?

Transfer a License
Upgrade or Downgrade a Designation
Request a Duplicate License
Change Responsible Party Name

Renew a License — Special and Campus Police Officers


What You May Need

  • A 2″x2″ passport-style photo (.jpg format). See example:
  • A current government-issued ID
  • Debit or credit card to pay application, exam, or license fees

To begin your application, click here.