Contact Details

The Private Security Authority
Davis Street
Tipperary Town
Co. Tipperary
E34 PY91

Contact for Individual Licence
Contact for Contractor Licence

Email Addresses:

 PSMawards2017 - Private Security Authority

Statutory Functions

The PSA in accordance with the Private Security Services Acts 2004 and 2011 has the following statutory mandate:

  • Granting and renewing licences.

  • Issuing identity cards to licensees.

  • Suspending and revoking licences.

  • Establishing and maintaining a register of licensees.

  • Specifying standards to be observed in the provision of security services.

  • Specifying qualifications or requirements for the granting of licences.

  • Undertaking or commissioning research projects and activities necessary for the planning, development and provision of those services.

  • Investigating security services being provided by any person.

  • Establishing and administering a system of investigation and adjudication of complaints.

  • Monitoring the provision of private security services generally.

  • Liaising with licensees.

  • Advising the Minister for Justice on any matters relating to the above functions and keeping the Minister informed of developments that would assist in developing policy.