Security Officer & Armored Car Delivery Service

Armored Car Delivery Service

"Armored car delivery service" means any person who accepts employment for hire, fee or regard to furnishing delivery service of money or other valuables from any business location or private home to any bank or other depositories within the city.

Security Officer Service

"Security officer service" means any person who accepts employment for hire, fee or reward to protect private property, to furnish protection to private property by checking doors, windows and other exits of private property located within the city or to furnish any other services incidental to and in connection with the protection of private property within the city, except those persons hired directly as security officers by individual businesses and whose full-time duties consist of keeping watch over a single store or single place of business

Surety Bond

A surety bond authorizing you to do business in the state in the amount of $5,000 is required. This bond or approved security must be taken in the name of the people of the City of Lewiston.


Due to fingerprinting, a license review takes approximately 3 to 6 weeks. Fingerprint cards are given at the time of payment and are provided by the Lewiston Police Department on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between the hours of 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Completed fingerprint cards and a valid photo ID card or driver’s license must accompany the application.

How to Apply

To apply for a Security Officer and Armored Car Delivery Service license, complete and return the following documents:

City Code

For more information about Security Officer Service and Armored Car Delivery Service, see Lewiston City Code Chapter 21, Article VII.