Illinois (Chicago) Private Alarm Contractor License

An alarm system contractor means a contractor whose business includes all types of alarm systems other than fire, for all purposes.

  • Click “Apply” below to begin the application process.
  • Fill out and print the “Initial Trade License Application Form”.
  • Submit a letter in writing requesting licensure/registration from the City of Chicago.
  • Include the following forms of identification.
    • Your personal State of Illinois license
    • Your Company’s State of Illinois licensure
  • Submit any additional proof that your company is authorized to do business in the State of Illinois.

The notarized form, and supplemental materials must be mailed to:
CTS/City of Chicago
Trade Licensing
P.O. Box 388249
Chicago, Illinois 60638-8249

Application Fees: There is NO FEE Required

Exam Contact:
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