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DC Private Investigator Bond (DC PI surety bond)

A DC Private Investigator Bond is required by all applying to be licensed as a private investigator in the District of Columbia.  A DC Private Investigator is required is required to obtain a DC PI Bond in the amount of $5,000, and the bond shall be kept in force throughout the duration of the PI license period.

Applications to be a Private Investigator in the District of Columbia must be approved before a license is valid. In order to qualify for a D.C. Private Investigator license, you must be at least 18 years of age, be a resident of the District of Columbia (unless you specifically appoint a resident attorney or agent to maintain your office), pay a licensing fee, and agree to provide both a fingerprint and a recent photograph. 

Any questions as to licensing qualifications should be directed to the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police. 

The DC Private Investigator Bond is a quick-issue bond and can usually be provided the same day we receive your request.

For questions regarding this bond, please call (618) 242-7800 or toll free (800) 995-0997, or you may complete our online or downloadable application.