The role of Private Security Authority

The Private Security Authority (PSA) is the regulatory body for the private security industry in Ireland.

The industry employs 20,000 people across a broad range of sectors and has an estimated annual turnover in excess of €350 million.

The role of the PSA is to improve and maintain standards in the provision of security services in the State by operating a standards-based licensing system.


It was established under the Private Security Services Act 2004.


Further information
The Private Security Authority Website