Adding a Visitor Category

In this article, we will define a visitor category and go over how to add a Visitor Category.

What is a Visitor Category?

The visitor category option is a way for you to describe the type of visitor for your officer(s) to document or create a visitor badge.

Some examples of visitor categories are:

  • Vendors
  • Contractors
  • Delivery
  • Guests

How to Add a Visitor Category

To add a visitor category: 

1. Log in GuardTek portal as an Admin or Supervisor 

2. Hover over the Settings module and click Visitor Setup

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3. Click the green Add New Visitor Category button in the right-hand corner.

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4. Fill in the field and set the optional toggle settings. 

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Name the Visitor Category (1)

Type in a description of the type of visitor in the Visitor Category field.

Group of visitors (2)

Optional - The default is a single visitor. However, you can toggle the visitor category from a Group of visitors to Yes to create a group of visitors.

Example Group of visitors:

  • A school class field trip at a museum
  • An executive team on-site visit
  • A contractor's team of workers 

Advanced settings... (3)

Optional - clicking the green Advanced settings... button will open a window with optional customization options. Toggle the desired options to Yes to include the advanced setting.

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Person Visited (4) 

Toggling the Person Visited option to Yes will bring up a Required checkbox that allows you to require that a Last Name /First name checkbox be checked or unchecked, a Photo checkbox be checked or unchecked, and/or a Company checkbox be checked or unchecked. 

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5. Click the green Create (5) button at the lower right-hand corner. 

6. The new visitor category will now appear. 

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