Security Licensing Compliance Guide
Private Investigator Licensing in Indiana
Private investigation licenses are typically issued for individuals and organizations conducting investigative services. This guide contains information about private investigator licensing in Indiana. For assistance with licensing, please contact us to learn about our software and managed license services.
Indiana Security Company Licenses
Indiana Private Investigation Agency License
|Agency:||Indiana Private Investigator and Security Guard Licensing Board|
$150 if filed during the second half of the biennial renewal period, or $300 if filed during the first half.
October 1 of every fourth year.
Indiana Individual Security Licenses
Indiana Private Investigator License
Private Investigator licensure is not required on the State level in Indiana.
Indiana does not issue individual licenses for private investigators, however, individuals doing business as detectives will be required to apply for a license as a sole-proprietorship.More information: Indiana Private Investigator and Security Guard Licensing Board
Learn about security licensing in other states:
Firearm Qualification - An additional qualification attached to license applications for armed private investigators.
Private Investigator Apprentice - Apprentices are issued limited licenses and can only operate under the direction of a licensed investigator.
Qualified Representative - A licensed private investigator who is responsible for the operation and management of an investigative agency.
Reciprocity - When a private investigator is allowed to do business in a different state under the license issued by their home state.
National Association of Legal Investigators (NALI)
Industry association that sponsors education and certification efforts for members.
National Council of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS)
Private investigation and security advocacy group.
United States Association of Professional Investigators (USAPI)
Industry association focused on education and certification.