Security Licensing Compliance Guide
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Private Investigator Licensing in Oklahoma

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Private investigation licenses are typically issued for individuals and organizations conducting investigative services. This guide contains information about private investigator licensing in Oklahoma. For assistance with licensing, please contact us to learn about our software and managed license services.

Company Licenses

Oklahoma Security Company Licenses

Oklahoma Private Investigation Agency License

Agency:Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training
Bond Requirements:

$100,000

Initial Registration

Form:

Agency Application

Agency Fee:

$300 for an investigative agency license and $600 for a combined security and investigative agency license.

Fact Checked:11/8/17

Registration Renewal

Form:

Agency Renewal Application

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

Every 5 years.

Fact Checked:11/8/17

Individual Licenses

Oklahoma Individual Security Licenses

Oklahoma Private Investigator License

Agency:Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training
Bond Requirements:

$5,000

Initial Registration

Form:

Individual License Application

Agency Fee:

$91 for an unarmed private investigator license, $141 for an armed private investigator license, $141 for a combined unarmed guard and investigator license, and $191 for a combined armed guard and investigator license.

Fact Checked:11/8/17

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal Application (SG/PI)

Agency Fee:

$50 for an unarmed private investigator license, $100 for an armed private investigator license, and $150 for a combined guard and investigator license.

Due:

Triennially from the date issued.

Fact Checked:11/8/17

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.

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