Chartered Security Professionals must be of undisputed integrity and have a good awareness of general security principles and a high level of expertise. They must be operating at a strategic level, or the senior end of the operational level, of security practice.
In addition anyone engaged primarily in teaching of security subjects, or in public or private organisations involved in security activity, as regulated by the Registration Authority, is eligible to apply. In these cases, practical application will refer to the job role individuals undertake, rather than the direct provision of security services.
Admittance to the Register demonstrates to clients, employers, peers and the public an ability to deliver quality results and a commitment to Continual Professional Development.
The application process will confirm your competence in the following five areas:
There are two pathways to registration.
Standard path. For this, you must have
Individual path. For this, you must have:
Rather than a full application, you may opt to submit an Expression of Interest application, which provides an initial appraisal of your experience and qualfications prior to proceeding with the full application. Details of this are explained in the Application Guidance Notes.
Both pathways require attendance at an interview in the UK, which is not negotiable.
How to Apply
To apply, read the Application Guidance Notesthen download and complete the following documents:
Submit these with
email (or post) them to Manager@CSyP-register.org . All applications are acknowledged. A personal mentor is available to advise you on your application on request.
You will receive individual support and regular communications throughout the process. Further guidance will be issued if a Portfolio is required, and to help you prepare for your interview. Timescales depend on your availability to attend for interview, but typically take between 4 - 6 weeks for Standard pathway applicants, and 8 - 12 weeks for Individual pathway applicants.