How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Oklahoma


Oklahoma P.I. Licensing Requirements

Private Investigator licensing in the state of Oklahoma is handled by the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education & Training.  See also, the Oklahoma State Law on private investigators.

The type of Private Investigator license issued by the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education & Training is a three year, renewable license. Applicants who wish to apply for a Private Investigator license must first complete the necessary training, submit an application for a license, and undergo a finger print background check. Visit the website above for the specific requirements.

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

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Oklahoma Private Investigator Associations

  • Oklahoma State Private Investigator Association – O.P.I.A., was formed in 1984 to help increase public and industry awareness, promote the interests and raise the professional standards of the Private Investigation Profession in the state of Oklahoma. This professional association is dedicated to being an educational resources, social networking and political organization for the enhancement of its members. Since its inception, the organization has been instrumental in helping to protect the detective profession from unfair legislation and has sponsored legislation that is healthy for the investigative industry.

Hire a Private Detective

  • Private Investigator Directory –  To hire a private eye, 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 in Oklahoma 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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