Security System Technician Certification
Certification issued by the Maryland Department of State Police. Generally, a security system technician is a person who is registered to personally provide security systems services.
A security systems technician is a person who is registered to personally provide security systems services, which include providing on a person's residence or commercial property the service of three things:
1. Surveying the property for purposes of installing a security system;
2. Physically installing, maintaining, or repairing a security system; or
3. Responding to a distress call or an alarm sounding from a security system.
How to get your license?
Obtaining the License
Steps, requirements and documents
Be at least 18 years old and of good moral character.
All original and renewal applications require FBI and CJIS fingerprint submissions. Applicants must also submit two (2) passport size photos (2" x 2" square, light background, head and shoulder full face, no hat, no dark glasses), all applicable fees, live scan receipt, and the application itself.
How do I apply?
Apply or register
How do I maintain or renew my certification?
Maintaining Your Certification
Renewal after 3 Years
You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your certification
Submit the renewal application 90 days prior to expiration.