Below is a brief overview for those interested in a quick glance at the laws and requirements for becoming a locksmith in Oklahoma.

If you’re interested in the details of how to actually follow through, you should look at our article “How to Become a Locksmith in Oklahoma

License Requirement

Somewhat Strict

Definition as Per State Law

“Locksmith technician” means an individual who is employed by an Oklahoma licensed locksmith company to design, install, service, inspect, repair, re-key, re-pin, sell, rebuild, record, adjust, or unlock mechanical or electronic locks on behalf of a locksmith company

Background Check

  • Applicant shouldn’t be habitual user of intoxicating liquors or illicit drugs
  • Two sets of fingerprints required

Education Requirements

  • Test to be completed online.

Misc Rules

  • $250 Fee
  • License good for 1 year

Use of Lockpicks and Similar Tools

Legal to own unless the intended use was to gain illegal entry or for theft; or used on a lock for which you didn’t obtain permission. You could also be charged with possessing burglary tools if you are in possession of lockpicks while committing a crime. Want to know if lockpicks are legal? We have a post for that.

Note: We are not lawyers. Make sure you verify this with your lawyer.