How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Louisiana

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Louisiana Private Investigator Licensing Requirements

Private investigator licensing in the state of Louisiana is handled by the Louisiana State Board of Private Investigators Examiners. Visit their website for information and resources related to the application process, governing laws, rules and regulations, and more.

Requirements may change, so please visit the website for the most up-to-date instructions related to the licensing application process. Other special licensing requirements such as education requirements, experience requirements, examinations, and insurance may be required. Check the state licensing website for specific details.

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Louisiana Private Investigator Associations

  • Louisiana Private Investigators Association – The LPIA was founded to promote and to maintain the highest ethical practices in the profession of private investigators.  The LPIA website provides information for existing and aspiring private detectives, member benefits, history, events and links of interest. We are a non-profit professional trade organization and not a licensing authority.

Hire a Private Detective in Louisiana

  • Hire a Private Investigator Agency in Louisiana – To hire a private investigator in Louisiana, visit our directory of private eyes and private investigation agencies. Our directory may also help you find an agency to sponsor you as a beginning P.I.

Additional Information

  • Training Resources – Improve your chances of getting licensed by completing a degree program, training course, or home study course. Learn what options are available to get the investigative knowledge necessary to get licensed.


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