The following states require a locksmith to become licensed prior to operating, contact the individual state offices for more information.

 

 ALABAMA

Electronic Security Board of Licensure

334-264-9388

www.aesbl.com/Companies.asp

 

CALIFORNIA

Department of Consumer Affairs/Bureau of Security & Investigative Services

800-952-5210

http://www2.dca.ca.gov

 

CONNECTICUT

Department of Consumer Protection

800-842-2649

www.elicense.ct.gov/

 

ILLINOIS

Division of Professional Regulation

217-785-0800

http://www.idfpr.com/dpr/licenselookup/LocksmithLookup.asp

 

LOUISIANA

State Fire Marshal’s Office

800-256-5452

http://www.dps.state.la.us/sfm/doc/lic/lic_cl2.pdf

 

NEBRASKA

County Clerk’s Office

Contact local County Clerk’s office

 

NEW JERSEY

Division of Consumer Affairs

973-504-6200

https://newjersey.mylicense.com/verification/Search.aspx?facility=Y

 

NEW YORK CITY

Department of Consumer Affairs

212-639-9675

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dca/html/licenses/license_check.shtml

 

NEVADA

County Sheriff’s Office

Contact local county Sheriff’s office

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Locksmithing Licensing Board

919-838-8782

http://www.nclocksmithboard.org/currentlocksmiths.pdf

 

OKLAHOMA

State Department of Health

405-271-5779

http://www.ok.gov/health/documents/20080311_OklaLicAlarmCompanies.pdf

http://www.ok.gov/health/documents/20080307_OklaLicAlarmAndLocksmithIndustryIndiv_A-Z.pdf

 

OREGON

Department of Commerce & Insurance

503-378-4621

https://ccbed.ccb.state.or.us/ccb_frames/consumer_info/ccb_index.htm

 

TENNESSEE

Department of Commerce & Insurance

615-532-3369

http://licsrch.state.tn.us/

 

TEXAS

Department of Public Safety Security Board

512-424-2000

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/psb/company/company_search.aspx

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/psb/individual/individual_search.aspx

 

VIRGINIA

Department of Criminal Justice Services

804-786-4000

http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/ps/directory/locksmithbusinessSearch.cfm