Renewal Application Timelines
Deficient applications take longer to process due to the Bureau having to create and mail a letter to the applicant to request the missing information. Click here to view Common Renewal Licensing Delays.
The total processing time for a paper application, with no deficiencies, is approximately 8 weeks from the date the Bureau receives it from the Cashiering Unit. NOTE: The cashiering process can take up to 2 weeks to complete.
As of 07/24/2017, the Bureau is processing applications received by DCA Cashiering Office during the week noted below.
|Security Guard (G)||June 30, 2017|
|Alarm Co. Employee (ACE)||June 30, 2017|
|Locksmith Co. Employee (LOC)||June 30, 2017|
|Repo. Agency Employee (RAE)||June 30, 2017|
|Proprietary Private Security Officer (PSO)||June 30, 2017|
|Firearms Permit (FQ)||May 9, 2017|
If you have not heard from the Bureau within 6 weeks from submission of a BreEZe online application or 8 weeks from submission of a paper application, email the Bureau at email@example.com.
Working with a Web Print Out
Current law authorizes the following license types to work with a hard copy print out, from the BreEZe License Search website, of the current license showing the new expiration date along with a valid picture ID while waiting to receive a hard copy renewed license in the mail.
- Security Guard
- Firearm Permit ONLY FOR a Security Guard
- Locksmith Company Employee
- Repossession Agency Qualified Manager
- Repossession Agency Employee
- Proprietary Private Security Officer
- Alarm Agent