To qualify for a locksmith license, a person must qualify for a locksmith exam as established by state law. You must have worked as an apprentice for the past two years or have worked as a full-time locksmith for the past 3 years. Training is required to become a locksmith. Apply for your locksmith apprentice license online.
Once you have been approved, you can begin your internship. Training should not exceed 36 months. You can then request your general license.