Applying for an SIA Licence
application and ownership of your SIA licence is a legal requirement before you start work
No need to worry application is a simple process, just follow these steps;
Pass the Course
Pass your SIA course with on of our highly trained and experienced Trainers at The Academy
Go to the SIA home office website and Register for a Personal Account to start your application. Starting an application will cost a standardise £190 fee to the SIA. Typically the SIA will contact you within 20 days, but in rare cases can be six weeks
You will need to verify your identity, this can be done two ways.
Take your documents to the Post Office (Best Option)
An individual who has a British Passport and is not related to you can sign the back of your Photo
Submit your Application
The SIA will now verify your identity and perform a Criminal Record and Background commonly know as DBS check. I
FYI: If you have lived abroad for longer then six months you may need to provide additional evidence.
Receive your Licence
Who can apply
Right to work
Have the Right to Work in the UK
Hold relevant and valid documentation to prove who you are
Hold the valid qualifications to apply for the licence you wish to own
You must be over 18 to apply for your SIA Licence
Your'e now fully licensed for three years and can start your new and exciting career
In three years when it comes to renewing your licence, simply log in to your account on the SIA website and select "Renew Licence".
Tip: Ensure you leave a minimum of six weeks before your current licence expires to renew incase off any issues.