SwiftReg will facilitate your company’s application to register with PSIRA for Security accreditation. It is a complex process which takes time but we are here to guide and support you through it.
PSIRA registration for a company is R6750 and non-refundable. HOWEVER there are a multitude of expenses that you will need to fund before you can register your company with PSIRA.
We recommend a minimum of R50,000 to start a security business.

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The Process

  1. Document gathering – SwiftReg gathers all of the relevant documents from you
  2. Document preparation – we prepare and complete the various PSIRA from the documents supplied by you
  3. Document signing – required original documents are sent to you for signature/s. This is the time we usually schedule a consultation - either face to face or virtually (video call, zoom, etc)
  4. Document collation – we check and double check that all of the documents are correct and complete before submitting
  5. PSIRA payment – you make the PSIRA deposit of R6750 and send us the proof of payment
  6. Document submission to PSIRA together with proof of payment

Additional Services

SwiftReg is able to assist with a variety of registrations should you require. Please indicate if you would like us to send application forms for any of the services below by ticking the relevant box

From R490




Frequently Asked Questions
PSIRA is the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority. It is a State Owned Entity mandated to regulate all aspects of the security industry in South Africa. This includes security guards, locksmiths, installers and manufactures of security equipment.
  • Completed Application Form
  • Original Signed Suretyship
  • Infrastructure Self-Assessment Report
  • Company Registration Documents
  • Security Business Plan
  • Business Insignia
  • Uniform Design
  • 1 Year Financial Projection
  • Directors CV
  • Certified Copy of Directors ID
  • Certified copy of Directors Grade B Certificate
  • Share Certificate
  • Declaration of Shareholding
  • Authorisation Resolution
  • Operational Readiness Statement
  • Lease Agreement
  • Tax Clearance
  • Proof of Phones Numbers
  • Proof of PSIRA Deposit
All the directors of the security company must complete grade B security certification from an authorised training centre before the company can be registered.

No, only individuals with South African ID numbers can apply for PSiRA accreditation. You will also need a Police Clearance Certificate which includes fingerprints.
Individual certificates expires after 24 months
Business certificates expire after 12 months
Log on to the PSIRA website and click on Business Status verification; enter your company name and the capture code.
  1. A letter on the letterhead of the business requesting the renewal
  2. All the annual fees must be paid in full
  3. Tax clearance certificate as the company must be tax compliant
  4. If the business has employees then the company is required to be registered for COID.
Yes since the individual’s fingerprints are required to print the certificate they can only be collected in person.
Yes, absolutely. You will need to schedule an appointment either online of via the mobile app or you will be turned away at the branch.