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 Get a Private Investigator License

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Learn How to Get a Private Investigator Licensing in any State This article provides an explanation of how to get a private investigator license in any state in the United States of America. The article includes a...
How To Get a Private Investigator License in Idaho

How To Get a Private Investigator License in Idaho

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Idaho Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Currently, there is no private investigator licensing requirement in the state of Idaho. However, a business license may be required. In addition, other special licensing requirements such as education requirements, experience requirements,...
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How To Get a Private Investigator License in New Mexico

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Learn How to Get a Private Investigator License in New Mexico Private Investigator licensing in the state of New Mexico is handled by the New Mexico Private Investigation Advisory Board. The Private Investigations Advisory Board licenses...
How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Alabama

How To Get a Private Investigator License in Alabama

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Learn How To Get a Private Investigator License in Alabama This article explains how to get a private investigator's license in Alabama. It covers the state licensing authority, the general requirements for getting a license,...
How to become a licensed private investigator in California

How to Get a Private Investigator License in California

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Learn How to Get Licensed This article explains how to get a private investigator license in California. These resources will help learn how to get licensed, join an association, and get the training and education...
How To Get a Private Investigator License in North Carolina

How To Get a Private Investigator License in North Carolina

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Overview This article explains how to get a Private Investigator license in North Carolina. We'll provide an overview of the state licensing authority, a list of the general requirements, and recommended training. North Carolina State Licensing...
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How To Get a Private Investigator License in Nebraska

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Nebraska Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Private Investigator licensing in the state of Nebraska is handled by the Nebraska Secretary of State Licensing Division.  An application for a private detective, agency, or plainclothes investigator must be...
How to get a private investigator license in Kentucky

How To Get a Private Investigator License in Kentucky

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Kentucky Private Detective Licensing Requirements Private investigator licensing in the state of Kentucky is handled by the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Private Investigators. The Kentucky Board of Licensure for Private Investigators serves to promote, preserve,...
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How to Get a Private Investigator License in South Dakota

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South Dakota Private Investigator License To work as a private investigator, you don't need a private investigator's license in South Dakota. It is one of a handful of states that don't require private investigators to...
How To Get a Private Investigator License in Texas

How To Get a Private Investigator License in Texas

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Learn How to Get a Private Investigator License in Texas This article explains how to get a private investigator's license in Texas. Here, you'll find an overview of the state licensing authority and a list...