Private Guard Licence

Before calling at the Police Licences Office, to file a private guard application, an applicant has to produce a certificate that s/he attended a Private Guard course (minimum of 20 hours) in any of the licenced academies.
It is to be noted, that if the applicant was a member of the Police Force, Armed Forces of Malta or was employed at the Corradino Correctional Facility, s/he has to produce also a declaration from the respective Human Resources Office. If the applicant is a government or parastatal body employee s/he has to produce a declaration from the Human Resources Office.

When the certificate is issued one has to call at the Police Licences Office at the Police General Headquarters in Floriana bringing the certificate as well as the identity card.  An application form is given to the applicant, and will be instructed to call at the Civil Court office to have a sworn declaration thereat.  The applicant also has to produce, two (2) passport sized photos, a conviction sheet (conduct certificate), the private guard course certificate and a photocopy of the certificate.  When all documents are available, the applicant has to return to the Police Licences Office so that the application will be filed with the Police.

Note: The licence is valid for 1 year and will be renewed only after the applicant proves attendance to a 10-hour referesher course each year.

The Police Licences Office can be reached via email address [email protected] or telephone number
2122 4001-9.

The Police Licences Office is open as follows :

Monday to Friday (except Thursday)
07.30 hrs - 12.00 hrs and 12.15 hrs - 14.15 hrs 

Thursday - 07.30 hrs - 12.00 hrs and 12.15 hrs - 15.15 hrs 

Contact Information:

 Contact Name

St. Calcedonius Square
Floriana FRN 1530​



2122 4001​