How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Montana

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Montana Private Investigator Licensing Requirements

Private Investigator licensing in the state of Montana is handled by the Montana Board of Private Security.

The Board of Private Security provides information pertaining to the licensing and regulation of Security Alarm Installers, Private Security Guards, Security Alarm Runners, Private Investigators, Private Investigator Trainee’s, Process Servers, Certified Firearm Instructors, Resident Managers and, the following related businesses; Electronic Security Company, Contract Security Company, Proprietary Security Organizations and Branch Offices in Montana.

Other special licensing requirements such as education requirements, experience requirements, examinations, and insurance may be required.  Check the Montana state licensing website for more information.

Montana Private Investigator Associations

  • At the time we created this page, we are not able to locate information on private investigator associations in Montana. If you are aware of any active associations, please email us at

Hire a Private Detective in Montana

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

Additional Private Investigator Licensing Information

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


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