The fee is DKK 5,000.
Upon receiving your application, PAC will contact you in order to arrange for the payment.
If you wish to carry out commercial security activities in Denmark, you must have an authorisation issued by the Danish Police.
“Commercial security activities” is defined as:
Central and West Jutland Police, Administrative Centre (PAC), handles all applications.
The procedure depends on whether you have been authorised as security company before in a EU/EAA member state, or whether you intend to be authorised as security company for the first time.
1. If you have not been authorised as security company before:
Public limited companies, private limited companies and other limited liability companies as well as associations, foundations and other private institutions can authorised if the directors and a majority of the board members meet the first two requirements as mentioned above and if the directors and all of the board members meet the remaining requirements.
An application form in Danish can be found here.
The following document must be enclosed:
You can send your application and documents to PAC by e-mail or letter. See contact details below.
If you are not able to use the Danish application form and information document, please contact PAC. PAC will then make arrangements with you as to how you can apply in English.
2. If you have already been authorised as security company in another EU/EEA member state:
Directive No. 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications apply to cases concerning authorisation of security companies.
An applicant may be authorised if the natural/legal person in question proves to have vocational qualifications which may be recognised in accordance with the Directive, and if the person meets the remaining requirements.
Applications concerning Directive No. 2005/36/EC are also handled by PAC. You must send full documentation of your authorisation in your home country as well as a copy of your criminal record (copy of your directors’ and board members’ criminal records if you a legal entity) and a description of the uniform as mentioned above.