How To Become a Licensed Private Investigator in Vermont

Apply for a license

Vermont Private Investigator Licensing Requirements

Private Investigator licensing in Vermont is handled by the Secretary of State Board of Private Investigative and Security Services.

The board ensures that applicants are qualified to obtain a private investigator license in Vermont, sets professional standards for the private investigative profession by proposing legal statutes and adopting administrative rules; investigates complaints of unprofessional conduct, takes any necessary disciplinary action against licensees when deemed appropriate to protect the public interests.

Visit the website above to find information on the laws which govern private investigators, and for helpful resources for applicants, licensees, consumers and employers.

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

Vermont Private Investigator Associations

Hire a Private Detective

  • Hire a Detective –  To hire a private eye in Vermont, please visit our international directory of investigation agencies. Our directory may also help you find an agency to sponsor your training and certification efforts and may help you comply with state licensing requirements.

Additional Information

  • Training Resources – Improve your chances of getting licensed 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.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here