Alarm License

Current licensed companies

The following alphabetical list indicates those companies currently licensed to do business in the city. This list will be periodically updated adding new companies and removing those no longer licensed.

  • A+ Communications & Security
  • A-1 Alarms, Inc
  • ADT Security Services
  • Alarm Relay
  • All Tech Communications
  • AT&T Digital Life, Inc.
  • AvantGuard Monitoring Centers, LLC
  • CBS Door and Hardware DBA CBS Manhattan
  • ALERT 360
  • Cox Advanced Services Kansas, LLC
  • Criticom Monitoring Services
  • Crown Security
  • D&D Security
  • DEFENDERS, Inc
  • D.H. Pace Company Inc
  • Direct Security
  • Electric Guard Dog, LLC
  • Emergency 24, Inc
  • F.E. Moran, Inc Alarm & Monitoring Services
  • Federal Protection, Inc
  • Flint Hills Security, LLC
  • Fluent Home, LLC
  • Free State Alarm Co, LLC
  • Heartland Alarms, Inc
  • Integrated Security LLC
  • Interface Security Systems, Inc
  • JC Security Systems, Inc
  • Johnson Controls Security Solutions LLC
  • JSC Systems
  • Kansas Audio Video DBA Electronic Life
  • Kansas City CCTV and Security
  • Kansas City Security Systems Inc
  • Lighthouse Security of Topeka
  • Monitronics International Inc DBA Brinks Home Security
  • OnePath Systems, LLC
  • Protect & Serve Security
  • Rapid Response Monitoring
  • Ring Protect, Inc.
  • Rueschhoff Security LLC
  • Safe Home Security, Inc
  • Safe Streets USA, LLC
  • Securitas Electric Security, Inc
  • SimpliSafe, Inc
  • Smart Home Pros, Inc
  • Stanley Convergent Security Solutions
  • TECH 911, Inc
  • Universal Atlantic Systems Inc
  • Vector Security, Inc
  • Vivint, Inc
  • Wachter, Inc.
  • WM Security Services Inc/Life Safety Control Center

Companies which operate a business of installing or monitoring alarm systems in homes and businesses within the city limits of Topeka must be licensed by the Topeka Police Department to do business in the city.  

Individuals that work in sales and as system installers for these companies must also be licensed through the police department. Companies and individuals who are licensed have met requirements and passed a background check in order to receive their license.

The City of Topeka and the Police Department do not endorse or imply in any way their approval of any individual business’ policies, practices or methods of doing business. It only means that they have met the licensing requirements and background checks needed to obtain a city license and operate a business of that type within the City of Topeka.

Follow the instructions below to submit your license application for alarm installation, monitoring or both.

At this time, we do not accept online payment.  ALL fees must be paid in person or by mail.

Apply for agent license requirements

  • Pass KBI background check
  • Certification through the ESA as a Certified Alarm Technician (Level1).  
  • Attach a copy of your driver license
  • Disclose any known felony and/or ordinance violation convictions for the company representatives identified above
  • Fill out the application and have it signed by a representative of your company

Agent license fees

  • All Fees must be brought in person or mailed to the Law Enforcement Center
  • Payable to City of Topeka via cash, check, money order or credit card
  • $30 for City License
  • Payable to the KBI via check or money order only
  • $47 for the KBI background check

Documents needs to apply for agent license

  • The application filled out and signed by a representative of the company
  • A photocopy of certification from the Electronic Security Association (ESA).
  • A photocopy of the driver’s license
  • A Certificate of Insurance, showing compliance with the insurance requirement listed in 5.90.150 of the Code of the City of Topeka.
  • * 2 sets of fingerprints or schedule fingerprint services with the Topeka Police Department.
  • * KBI Fee(s) for the background check
  • * License fee

The items indicated with * must be brought in person or sent by postal mail to the Law Enforcement Center at 320 S Kansas, Suite 100.

Submit your application

Apply online for an Alarm Agent License

or

Download the Alarm Agent License Application PDF and deliver it via postal mail or in person to the Law Enforcement Center

Renew agent license requirements

  • Disclose any arrests or tickets since last application, renewal or transfer.
  • Fill out the application and have it signed by a representative of your company

Renew/Transfer agent license fees

  • All Fees must be brought in person or mailed to the Law Enforcement Center
  • Payable to City of Topeka via cash, check, money order or credit/debit card
  • $25 for City License Renewal
  • $10 for City License Transfer

Documents needs to renew agent license

  • The application filled out and signed by a representative of the company
  • A photocopy of certification from the Electronic Security Association (ESA).
  • A photocopy of the driver’s license
  • * License fee based on License Type applying for

The items indicated with * must be brought in person or sent by postal mail to the Law Enforcement Center at 320 S Kansas, Suite 100.

Submit your application

Apply online for an Alarm Agent License

or

Download the Alarm Agent License Application PDF and deliver it via postal mail or in person to the Law Enforcement Center

Apply for company license requirements

  • Identify License Type you are applying for (installation only, installation and monitoring, monitoring only)
  • Pass KBI background check for all company officers, directors, principal stockholders, or partners
  • Attach driver license information for all  company representatives identified above
  • Disclose any known felony and/or ordinance violation convictions for the company representatives identified above
  • Fill out the application

Company license fees

  • All Fees must be brought in person or mailed to the Law Enforcement Center
  • Payable to City of Topeka via cash, check, money order or credit card
  • $300 for installation & monitoring or installation only license types
  • $25 for monitoring only license type
  • Payable to the KBI via check or money order only
  • $47 for each company representative identified above for the KBI background check

Documents needs to apply for company license

  • A description and photo of the uniform, if any, to be worn by company employees.
  • A photocopy of certification from the Electronic Security Association (ESA).
  • A photocopy of the driver’s license for each company officer, director, principal stockholder or partner listed on this application
  • A Certificate of Insurance, showing compliance with the insurance requirement listed in 5.90.150 of the Code of the City of Topeka.
  • * 2 sets of fingerprints or schedule fingerprint services with the Topeka Police Department.
  • * KBI Fee(s) for each company representative identified in the fees section above for KBI background check. KBI fees for more than one individual may be combined into one check.
  • * License fee based on License Type applying for

The items indicated with * must be brought in person or sent by postal mail to the Law Enforcement Center at 320 S Kansas, Suite 100.

Submit your application

Apply online for an Alarm Company License

or

Download the Alarm Company License Application PDF and deliver it via postal mail or in person to the Law Enforcement Center

Renew company license requirements

  • Pass KBI background check for all company officers, directors, principal stockholders, or partners
  • Attach driver license information for all  company representatives identified above
  • Disclose any known felony and/or ordinance violation convictions for the company representatives identified above
  • Fill out the application

Renew company license fees

  • All Fees must be brought in person or mailed to the Law Enforcement Center
  • Payable to City of Topeka via cash, check, money order or credit card
  • $300 for installation & monitoring or installation only license types
  • $25 for monitoring only license type
  • Payable to the KBI via check or money order only
  • $47 for each company representative identified above for the KBI background check

Documents needs to renew company license

  • A description and photo of the uniform, if any, to be worn by company employees.
  • A photocopy of certification from the Electronic Security Association (ESA).
  • A photocopy of the driver’s license for each company officer, director, principal stockholder or partner listed on this application
  • A Certificate of Insurance, showing compliance with the insurance requirement listed in 5.90.150 of the Code of the City of Topeka.
  • * 2 sets of fingerprints or schedule fingerprint services with the Topeka Police Department.
  • * KBI Fee(s) for each company representative identified in the fees section above for KBI background check. KBI fees for more than one individual may be combined into one check.
  • * License fee based on License Type applying for

The items indicated with * must be brought in person or sent by postal mail to the Law Enforcement Center at 320 S Kansas, Suite 100.

Submit your application

Renew online for an Alarm Company License

or

Download the Alarm Company License Application PDF and deliver it via postal mail or in person to the Law Enforcement Center

Once all processing have been completed you will hear back from the Topeka Police Department. Please note, licensing of the company can take up to 6 weeks.

Police contact information

Location:
320 S Kansas Ave Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66603
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Emergency Phone: 911
Phone: (785)368-9551