Own a City Security Services Franchise Today!

Do you want to be a business owner? Do you spend time thinking and dreaming of new ways to find true independence? If so, you may want to consider a City Security Services, franchise model that has proven successful across a wide range of industries.

Css Franchising opportunities

By providing unparalleled service to our clientele consistently since our inception, we’ve earned a strong, unshakable reputation. As a community-driven company, we can structure a partnership to accommodate the needs of our diverse clientele. Our franchise fee, royalties, and initial investment range are competitively priced within the franchise marketplace! CSS is not only affordable, but our multifaceted model presents many ways to make money including recurring monthly revenue streams.

Are you ready to invest in a business that makes a positive impact on your community? Do you want to build profitability into your future? Become a City Security Services franchise partner today. Learn more about our technology.

how we support our franchisees

operational support

Benefit from ongoing operational support for the life of your franchise, including administrative support, software troubleshooting, staff hiring parameters, and more.

marketing support

We bring a thorough understanding of our industry and the needs of your target market into each and every network-wide strategy we implement. Collateral designs, marketing plans, and other materials for use at the local level are included.

research & development

We’ll continue to research methods and techniques for franchise operations (including purchasing and promotional schemes) that enhance unit-level profitability.

the franchise process

1) 1st step to ownership

Our team wants to hear from you! To get started, fill out the form or email us  and let us know your level of interest.

2) meet the css team

Our team wants to get to know you. Schedule a virtual or in-person meeting to go over additional questions and details.

3) our difference

 Observe CSS operation. Discovery Day is the time to ask questions and get a feel for how City Security Services is operated.

4) let's review

Next, CSS will send you a copy of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) for your review. You will have 14 days to review the document.

5) apply for financing

After the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) review, this is the time to apply for financing if needed! City Security Services is registered with SBA, Small Business Loans.

6) Ownership is official

Once we have all decided to move forward, you will review our FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document), sign the appropriate documents, and make your franchise ownership official. You are now a CSS franchise partner!

7) In-depth training

Our training program is simple and packed with everything you need to know to operate, launch, and sustain your CSS franchise. Once you launch, our field support team is always here to help!

Franchise Capital Requirement


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How to Franchise a Security Guard Business

How much does a Security Guard Franchise cost?

The initial franchise fee is $65,000. $250,000 is the total recommended amount of captial needed.

  • $65,000 for the franchise fee.
  • $15,000 for insurance startup policy
  • $10,000 – $20,000 for office startup cost
  • $150,000 Payroll
How much are the franchise royalties

Our royalties are 5% of total gross revenue

Do I need a security license to run a franchise?

You need a security license to run your business with TOPS. We will walk you through the application process.

Each state will have its own organization. TOPS is the organization that regulates the private security industry in Texas (Texas Online Protective Services). 

How much does Insurance cost for this Security Guard Franchise?

Insurance cost is dependent on payroll dollars.  You will be required to carry 4 different insurance policies:   

  • Workers Compensation
  • General Aggregate
  • Commercial Auto
  • Umbrella Policy.  
How many office staff employees do I need to start a security guard company with?

You should have 2 committed full time employees (including owner) to start on day 1

I have never sold Security Guard Services; how do I start?

You will first be trained in how to give a presentation.  We will on the first day provide in-person appointments for as long as possible with a goal of 2 sales appointments a day.

How do I recruit for security officers for my franchise?

We use an ATS (Applicant Tracking System) where you post all of your job openings on various job boards.  This will centralize your recruits and will provide automated scheduled appointments.

How do I train my security guards?

This happens in two phases.  The first phase is to provide the classroom curriculum and train your trainer in how to provide classroom teachings.   

The second phase is providing our franchisees with a customized LMS – Learning Management Software.  We have over 200 hours of online courses you have access to.  Click on www.securityguardschool.com for additional information about our online security courses.

Does City Security Services provide support for franchisees?

We’ll help you navigate business ownership in every aspect, from initial training to back-office procedures. Our franchise includes comprehensive dual-phase training and refresher training throughout the life of your franchise.


This is not a franchise offering. A franchise offering can be made by us only in a state if we are first registered, excluded, exempted, or otherwise qualified to offer franchises in that state, and only if we provide you with an appropriate franchise disclosure document. Follow-up or individualized responses to you that involve either effecting or attempting to effect the sale of a franchise will be made only if we are first in compliance with state registration requirements, or are covered by an applicable state exclusion or exemption.

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10050 Northwest Fwy.
Suite 130
Houston, Texas 77092

Phone: (713) 485-4425
License #C11614301