Access control for local city governments

Manage your recreational, community, and municipality facilities efficiently with Kisi access control.

Enhanced security for municipalities of all sizes

Emergency services departments, local recreation centers, judicial centers, city halls, and other government buildings streamline access management for different user needs with Kisi. Ensure ROI, enhance safety, boost community engagement, and operate more efficiently through our user-friendly access control solution.

Trusted by local city governments like yours

Unlock the possibilities

Centralized access management

Manage all facilities and employees in your city remotely from a single dashboard. Grant and restrict access rights, set access schedules, and synchronize access with your event calendar to keep specific doors open during events.

Minimize operating costs

Modernize your local government with mobile access. Save time and money on purchasing, issuing, and replacing access cards. Allow 24/7 access and reduce front-desk staffing requirements. The automatic over-the-air software updates decrease maintenance costs and ensure you always stay compliant.

Flexible access

Kisi works with your current access hardware and software, including badge readers, security cameras, and management systems. Kisi offers multiple access methods to meet the needs of your community, including mobile devices or key fobs/cards.

Made for local city governments

Kisi provides a single pane of glass to manage all your local facilities. Our solution integrates with staff directories so you can easily add users from platforms like Azure to Kisi’s access permissions. Synchronize Kisi with your event calendar in Google Calendar or Microsoft Outlook to keep specific doors open during events. Enable remote scheduled holiday overrides to avoid doors unlocking during public holidays. You can easily scale Kisi as new facilities are brought online. Download our PDF for a neat overview of what you will get by managing your recreational and municipality facilities efficiently with Kisi.

Access control customized to your field

Recreation centers

Police and fire departments

Senior centers



City hall and government

All-in-one solution

Kisi's sturdy hardware and user-friendly software work in perfect harmony to enhance the security of your spaces. Remotely manage your spaces, streamline operations, and stay compliant while enjoying mobile unlocks.

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Introducing Kisi x Apple

Enable seamless mobile access with Apple Wallet

As a certified Apple partner, Kisi combines the ease-of-use and security of Apple Wallet with Kisi’s enhanced access control.

Want to keep your existing access control system? We can integrate.

Kisi enhances existing access systems without having to replace existing locks, card readers, wiring, and credentials.

Explore our ever-growing integration library that works with your industry

Get a better ROI by migrating to Kisi

Kisi allows for a cost-efficient upgrade to cloud-based security with zero downtime. Download our ROI document to learn more.

Superior access control

Read more about enhancing the security of your city facilities.

Here’s a detailed breakdown of what you get from Kisi access control.

Maximize your security

Robust access control

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    Enable in-and-out tracking and intrusion detection to monitor your spaces.

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    Incorporate 2FA (two-factor authentication) to better protect against thefts and breaches. Integrate Kisi with your contact sensors, alarms, and cameras.

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    Apply security standards to all your buildings. Manage access levels based on the security needs of different spaces.

Streamline operations

User-friendly software

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    Efficiently manage multiple buildings and security levels from one dashboard.

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    Remotely lock and unlock specific doors or entire locations. Set automatic access schedules.

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    Save time by sending temporary access links to visitors. Send a digital key to a visitor’s smartphone in a few clicks.

Sync and scale with your stack

Connect with integrations

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    Minimize security threats and keep up to date with frequent member and staff changes by connecting Kisi with your staff directory.

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    Streamline processes and improve security by integrating Kisi with enterprise software solutions like Microsoft Azure or Google Suite.

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    Integrate security cameras, data analytics tools, visitor systems, and software to enjoy more control with less manual overhead.

Future-proof your security

Built for reliability and durability

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    Kisi’s offline functionality ensures access even when your network is down.

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    Increase scalability and avoid vulnerabilities with Kisi’s over-the-air (OTA) updates.

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    Global, remote, and seamless access management at your fingertips. Upgrade your access control system at your own pace with migration options.

Make data-driven decisions

Discover insights and support

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    See access events and get intrusion alerts in real-time.

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    Perform swift security audits and investigate incidents like forced entries and unauthorized access.

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    Get up and running quickly. Kisi offers extensive product documentation, free onboarding, and support to all our clients.

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Kisi & Spot AI integration


The Kisi and Spot AI integration allows customers to seamlessly monitor access control by connecting Kisi event data with Spot AI’s video footage.


Frequently asked questions

  • The Kisi system combines hardware and software to deliver an unparalleled access control experience. The system includes:

    ◾ Hardware (Kisi Reader Pro, Kisi Controller Pro Series)

    ◾ Software (Kisi Cloud Management)

    ◾ Unlock methods (Kisi App, Kisi Access Cards, Kisi Fobs, Kisi Stickers)

  • Yes, Kisi enables you to migrate your access control at your own pace. You can install the complete all-in-one solution or keep your old readers, wiring, and credentials and gradually migrate your old system to Kisi. You can start by replacing your controllers with the Kisi Controller Pro 2 to enjoy Kisi’s cloud-based system and benefits. With this option, you can still manage all your locations from a single pane of glass, enhance your security, and minimize maintenance costs.

  • Besides the mobile app, tap to unlock, and MotionSense, Kisi offers different ways to unlock doors with physical credentials.

    ◾ Kisi cards (Kisi Passes), tags, and fobs

    ◾ Third-party NFC credentials

    ◾ Third-party RFID credentials

    To ensure your security, cards that are not NFC standards compliant and not supported by Kisi Readers.

    Kisi supports many legacy key cards, so you can keep your old credentials when migrating to Kisi. Contact our team for specific info.

  • All integrations listed on our integration page work out of the box with all plans. The only exception is the SSO provider integrations, which are limited to our Enterprise plan.

    As the access control provider with the most integrations in the market, we roll out new ones regularly to improve your experience and streamline your processes.

  • Our access control system helps you quickly and efficiently manage access rights for different groups of people. You can set up access rights for different membership levels so each member gets access to the appropriate area at the right time.

  • You can easily set up different access rights and timescales for various groups to better secure restricted areas through our access control system. Kisi also helps prevent unauthorized staff access to high-security areas through two-factor authentication. For example, people have to unlock their phone using biometrics to confirm their identity before tapping the Kisi app to unlock.

  • Kisi has an in-house support team that is always ready to help you regardless of the plan you choose. To complement our support, you can also utilize our extensive product documentation and access our support and academy resources filled with materials, how-to guides, and suggestions to get the most out of your Kisi products and execute the perfect setup.

  • Of course. Our team of security experts has helped thousands of companies worldwide choose and implement cloud-based access control. They will suggest what access control products you'll need based on the number of doors you want secured and your current access control setup (if any). After the complimentary consultation, our team can give you a quote based on your access control needs. Contact our team to schedule your free consultation.

The highest-rated access control solution on the market