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P.I. Licensing Requirements

Learn how to become a licensed private investigator in each state. Each state listing provides and overview of the requirements to obtain a detective license, a link to the state licensing website, links to relevant state laws, a list of state associations and recommended training resources. If you're interested in pursuing a career as a private eye, this is the place to find out how to get licensed.

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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in the United States

Learn about Detective Licensing, Training and Education, and the Services Provided by Private Eyes Following is guide that explains how to become a licensed private...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Alabama

State Licensing Authority Until recently, private investigators were not required to be licensed in the state of Alabama. In June of 2013, the Alabama legislature...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Alaska

Alaska Private Investigator Licensing Requirements A private investigator license is not required in the State of Alaska. Some individual cities in the state of Alaska...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Arizona

Arizona Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Licensing Authority The Arizona Department of Public Safety, Licensing Unit is responsible for private investigator licensing in the state of Arizona....
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Arkansas

Arkansas Private Investigator Licensing Requirements The Arkansas State Police Regulatory Services Division is is responsible for oversight and licensing of private investigators and private security...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in California

Private investigator licensing in California is handled by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. Contact the department using the...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Colorado

Licensing Authority Private investigator licensing in Colorado is governed by the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Office of Private Investigator Licensure. Licensure for Private Investigators is...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Connecticut

Licensing Authority The Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection is responsible for processing the license applications and employee registrations, as well as investigating...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Delaware

Delaware Private Investigator Licensing Requirements The Delaware State Police - State of Delaware Professional Licensing regulates private investigative and security agencies, alarm companies, constables, bail enforcement agents,...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Florida

Florida P.I. Licensing Requirements Private Investigator licenses in the State of Florida are handled by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services - Division...