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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 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...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Georgia

Georgia Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Private Investigator licensing in the state of Georgia is handled by the Georgia State Board of Private Detectives and Security...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Hawaii

Hawaii Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Private Investigator licensing in the state of Hawaii is handled by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs -...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Idaho

Idaho Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Currently, there are no private investigator licensing requirements in the state of Idaho.  A business license may be required. Other special...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Illinois

Illinois Licensing Requirements Licensing Authority Private investigator licensing in the state of Illinois is handled by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Indiana

Indiana Licensing Requirements Private investigator licensing in the state of Indiana is handled by the Indiana Private Investigator & Security Guard Licensing Board. Visit the...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Iowa

Iowa Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Private investigator licensing in the state of Iowa is handled by the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Administrative Services Division....
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Kansas

Kansas Licensing Requirements If you're interested in becoming a private investigator in the state of Kansas, the following information will be quite helpful in getting...