Security Companies and Guards

Exam Information

New Qualifying Agent Exam! (Posted March 29, 2022)

April 4, 2022 brings a brand new combined qualifying agent exam for Contract Security and Armored Car Companies. The content and study materials for this exam can be found on page 3 (column 2) of the Examination Handbook linked below.

Exam Fee Changes Coming Soon! (Posted April 29, 2022)

Effective May 16, 2022, the Utah Professional Land Surveyor exam fee will be increasing by $10. For questions or comments regarding this change, please contact doplexams@utah.gov.


There are no required exams to be licensed as a security officer in Utah.

In order to be licensed as a Security Company or an Armored Car Company in Utah, companies must have a licensed qualifying agent. Qualifying agents are required to pass a state exam. For more information on this exam, please see the following link:

Utah Security Company Qualifying Agent Exam: Examination Handbook

To Schedule an Exam:

  • Create an account at https://provexam.com/scheduler/ . You have the option to take this exam at most college and university testing centers in Utah and throughout the US.
  • Out-of-State Testing: Contact Prov directly to make testing arrangements. The phone number is 877-228-3926.
  • At-Home Testing: You also have the option of using an on-line proctoring test platform known as Examroom. To verify your computer equipment will run Examroom, please use this system check tool prior to registering for your exam: On-Line Proctoring System Check
  • Electronic submission of exam results will be sent directly to DOPL from prov.

If you have any additional QUESTIONS, CONCERNS, or COMPLAINTS that you are not able to address with the Exam Administrator mentioned above, you may contact doplexams@utah.gov.