The state of New Hampshire designates the criteria needed to work in the security sector. As an armed security guard in New Hampshire, you can be hired by a company or you can work for yourself and solicit your business. Regardless of which you choose, there is specific criteria that must be met. The license to become an armed security guard is $100 and must be obtained every two years.
As an unarmed security guard, the rules change. If you are hired by a company and on a payroll, there is no set of criteria to meet. If you solicit yourself and work as a sole proprietor, there are specific guidelines you must complete.