How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in North Dakota

Private Investigator License
Download and complete the necessary forms from the state licensing website.

North P.I. Dakota Licensing Requirements

Private Investigator licensing in the state of North Dakota is handled by the North Dakota Private Investigative & Security Board. The North Dakota Private Investigation & Security Board is a governor appointed board that licenses and regulates the Private Investigation and Security industries. The board must consist of not less than five nor more than eleven members appointed for staggered four year terms. Appointees to the board must be knowledgeable in private investigative or private security matters. A majority of the members of the board must be actively engaged in the private investigative or security profession.

The board establishes the qualifications and procedures for classifying, qualifying, licensing, bonding, and regulating persons providing private investigative and security services, including armed security personnel.

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

Private Investigator Associations

  • At the time we prepared this page, we were not able to find any information about private detective associations in North Dakota. If you have any information on active associations, please send us an email at [email protected].

Hire a Private Detective

  • North Dakota Private Investigator Directory – To hire a private detective, 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.

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