Close protection Scotland

At Dion International, we are dedicated to providing high-quality Close Protection, Executive Protection, and VIP security services throughout Scotland. Our team of highly trained and experienced professionals have a deep understanding of the challenges that our clients face in VIP, corporate, and hostile environments. We offer an intelligence-led service that ensures the safety and security of our clients and their loved ones.

Close Protection, Executive Protection, and VIP Protection services are becoming increasingly popular as people seek peace of mind and protection from a range of security threats, from opportunistic crime to targeted attacks. We conduct accurate threat and risk assessments to provide the necessary levels of protective security to our clients. We understand that every client has different requirements, and we offer customised solutions that match their personality, lifestyle, and budget.

Our Full Close Protection Team offers a comprehensive range of services that include 24/7 residential protection for your home or office, advance risk assessment of places to be visited, planning, and conducting travel movements, providing trained executive drivers and vehicles, and providing designated Close Protection officers to accompany both you and your family on business and social events. We also offer ongoing threat assessment and mitigation, as well as counter-surveillance operatives working in support of the Close Protection team.


We're committed to unmasking these fraudulent activities through a blend of rigorous investigation and state-of-the-art surveillance techniques, adhering strictly to UK law. Our services are all-encompassing, and our expertise extends to a variety of insurance claims including:


We offer bespoke protection packages that are designed to meet the unique needs of each client. Our protection services are tailored to provide executives and their families with the secure solutions needed to live a normal life in exceptional situations. We specialise in protecting vulnerable clients and we have a dedicated team of close protection officers who are experienced in working with clients who have additional needs.

All Close Protection Officers are first-response medically trained, many with remote, paediatric, and advanced medical qualifications. We take pride in offering a competitive pricing structure and a highly professional service that is both reliable and discreet. We understand the importance of maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of our clients, and we work closely with them to ensure that their security needs are met.

At Dion International, we prioritise our client relationships by building solid foundations of trust and discretion. To learn more about our Close Protection services or to request a quote, please contact us today. Our team is available 24/7 to answer your questions and provide the support you need to make informed decisions about your security requirements.


Dion International are an executive security company that provide bespoke national and international security solutions tailored to the individual needs of both existing and new clients throughout Scotland the UK and abroad. The first-class service we provide has allowed us to work with some of the most reputable clients in Scotland from around the world. We have a high number of ex British military and government agency personnel within the company who bring their individual experiences from working in some of the most challenging environments around the globe.

we understand the need for discretion and privacy for you and your family, so every security plan is tailored to suit the lifestyle and needs of our clients, by providing a complete security solutions service without being invasive and interfering in your private life. Understanding we are guests and family environments may be sensitive, we can provide a low profile or high-profile service dependent on your security needs and wishes.

Dion International’s close protection teams have extensive knowledge of Scotland and cover localities, such as Edinburgh, Dumfries, Glasgow, North Berwick, Fife, Perth, Dundee, Oban, Aberdeen, The Scottish Borders and Inverness.


After your free consultation, we will provide you with an estimate built around a number of factors such as, the task complexity, number of officers required, hours on task, location of task and any other special requirements. Typical close protection costs start at £50.00 per hour reducing in costs with daily rate packages available for contracted operations.
Thank you very much for expressing your interest in our services. It is our pleasure to provide you with exceptional and professional security services in Scotland. We prioritise the well-being and protection of our operatives, and thus, we cannot compromise our values regarding bargaining. Our aim is always to deliver the highest quality services, with a team of highly competent close protection officers who are dedicated to ensuring that we meet your needs and exceed your expectations. Thank you once again for your consideration, and we look forward to the opportunity of working with you.
Yes, our close protection officers from government agency backgrounds are qualified and have up-to date licences with the SIA, while Dion International maintains all necessary insurances and is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office.
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