SIA Licence Contact Number

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0843 178 4868

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0843 178 4868

Contact the SIA Licence helpline number on 0843 178 4868 where you can speak to advisors about applying for a licence, reporting a lost or stolen licence, renew your licence, change your details and more. Find the relevant department you might need below with the number to call them on.

SIA Licence contact numbers

Phone Number
Opening Times
SIA Licence helpline 0843 178 4868 Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm
 Apply for a licence 0843 178 4869 Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm
Change your details  0843 178 4870 Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm
Report lost, stolen or damaged licence  0843 178 4871 Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm
 Renew your licence  0843 178 4872 Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm
Complaints  0843 178 4873 Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm

SIA Licence helpline

Phone the SIA Licence helpline on the number 0843 178 4868 where they can assist with any queries you have regarding the security licenses. You can use this number to find out how much they cost and what discounts are available if you’re making multiple purchases. Before you apply for your licence you can use this number to find out what training you’ll need, what documents you need to provide to apply and how long it’ll typically take for your licence application to go through.

If you’ve already applied for your licence you can use this number to get an update to see what stage your licence application is at.

Apply for a licence

Call the number 0843 178 4869 to phone the SIA about applying for a licence. You can use this number to apply for a licence whether you’re applying through your employer or applying for yourself. If you are applying through your employer you must ensure that your employer is on the list of approved contractors.

Before you apply for your SIA Licence you’ll want to ensure that you meet the licensing criteria, which will save you time and money. So use the number above to find out what the licensing criterion is and ensure that you meet it before you pay for the licence which is non-refundable.

Change your details

It’s imperative that you inform the SIA if you change any details and you can do this when you phone the number 0843 178 4870. You must let them know if you have changed your address, and you must inform them if you change your name. If you have changed your name you will need to provide evidence of the legal document which shows this, such as the marriage certificate, decree absolute or deed poll document.

Report lost, stolen or damaged licence

Contact the Security Industry Authority on the number 0843 178 4871 if you have lost, stolen or your licence has been damaged. If it has been stolen you will have to report it to the police and get a crime reference number from them which you must share with the SIA. You won’t be charged for replacing your licence, and a new one will be sent to you with a new licence number.

If your licence has been damaged you must send the item to the SIA.

Renew your licence

Your SIA Licence won’t renew automatically, you must get in touch with the authority on the number 0843 178 4872 to renew your licence. The renewal costs the same as a new application too. You can apply to renew your licence four months before it expires and you’ll want to do this as soon as you can to ensure there is no period without a licence. Any time left from your old license will be added to your new one. Like applying for a SIA licence you and can renew through your employer or renew the licence yourself.


To register a complaint with the Security Industry Authority you can phone the number 0843 178 4873. When you phone this number you can make complaints about security staff as well as licensing decisions. The SIA aim to respond and resolve all complaints within 20 working days and give you a response that apologises, with an explanation of what happened and why, explain how you can take the complaint further if you’re not happy with the response, and review how they can do things differently to ensure it doesn’t happen again. If you’re not happy with the first response you can ask for it to be reviewed by a higher person, such as someone at the Deputy Director level.

SIA Head Office Location

Department Location
Head Office Security Industry Authority
PO Box 49768

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