Is your security company legal?

Before you can answer this question, you need to do a due diligence check by using the following checklist and requesting your service provider, or potential service provider to…..

  • Provide you with current and valid certified copies of the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) certificates for their company and all Directors or owners, if a current service provider, ask for the deployment roster and select a few names of security officers from the roster and ask to see the registration certificates, counter check this on PSIRA website, below.
  • A Current and valid tax clearance certificate from the South African Revenue Services (SARS)
  • A current and valid W.A.S48 certficate/Letter of good standing from the Compensation Commissioner,
  • A current and valid letter of good standing from the administrators of the Private Security Sector Provident Fund(PSSPF) or an approved legally constituted alternative provident fund and a valid letter of exemption from the PSSPF.
  • Current and valid permits in terms of performing Animals protection Act, to operate security dogs where applicable.
  • Current and valid insurance cover for services provided
  • Alternatively employ the services of a recognised security professional, either on a full time or retainer basis and have them play a key role in evaluation of your security services.
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