How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Massachusetts

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Massachusetts Private Investigator Licensing Requirements

Private Investigator Licensing in the State of Massachusetts is handled by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security.

Other special licensing requirements such as education requirements, experience requirements, examinations, and insurance may be required.  Check with the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security licensing website for more information.

State Private Investigator Associations

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  • Hire a Private Investigator Agency – Please visit our worldwide directory of investigation agencies. Our directory may also help you find an agency to sponsor your training and certification efforts, and help you comply with state licensing requirements.

Additional Information

  • Training Resources – Improve your chances of obtaining a license by completing a degree or certification 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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