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.

How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in South Carolina

South Carolina Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Private Investigator licensing in the state of South Carolina is handled by the South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division....
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in South Dakota

South Dakota Private Investigator Licensing Requirements To become a Private Investigator in South Dakota, no Private Investigator license is required. However, business license must be...

How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Tennessee

Tennessee Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Licensing Authority Private Investigator licensing in Tennessee is handled by the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance – Private Investigation and...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Texas

Texas Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Private Investigator licensing in Texas is handled by the Texas Department of Public Safety. The Private Security Program regulates the private...

How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Utah

Utah Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Private Investigator licensing in Utah is handled by the Utah Department of Public Safety. Visit the website to obtain the...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Virginia

Virginia Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Private Investigator licensing in Virginia is handled by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services - Private Security Section. The Virginia...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Washington

Washington Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Private Investigator licensing in Washington is handled by the Washington Department of Licensing, Business & Professional Licensing.  Visit the website for...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Licensing Authority Private Investigator licensing in Wisconsin is handled by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. Following is the...
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How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Wyoming

Wyoming Private Investigator Licensing Requirements Currently, Wyoming does not any have state-level requirements for private investigators to become licensed in the state. Some individual municipalities...
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