A firearms upgrade is for individuals who already hold an unarmed security guard license and wish to be firearms certified.
Yes, you must follow the same procedures as security guard.
See links below for the Delcode and Rules and Regulations. The list of disqualifying charges can be found in Title 24, Chapter 13, § 1314 Security guard registration requirements and Rules and Regulations 6.0 Criminal Offenses and 1.0 Firearm’s Policy.
A certified letter will be sent to the address on the individual’s application. A copy of the denial will also be sent to the agency listed on the application. The letter will give you instructions for your next steps.
All individuals are required to shoot at least three times per calendar year to meet the minimum qualifications. See 1.3 under the Firearm’s Policy for additional information.