Private investigator bond cost
The Georgia Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies requires private detective and security agencies in the state to post $25,000 surety bonds as part of the licensing requirements. Surety Bonds issues these bonds for just $250 without a credit check, so everyone can get bonded right away.
Why this bond
By posting a Georgia private detective and security agencies surety bond, principals (private investigator, detective and security agencies) pledge to comply with all laws governing the acts of private detective and security agencies established by the state of Georgia (Code Section 43-38).
Specifically, the bond ensures that any person who suffers a loss, due to the principal’s unlawful business practices while on the job, shall receive compensation up to the full amount of the bond. Get bonded instantly for just $250 when you work with the experts at Surety Bonds!
Private investigator bond details
Private detective and security agencies bonds in Georgia remain in full force and effect until canceled. To cancel the bond, the surety or the principal must provide written notice of cancellation via certified mail or statutory overnight delivery to the Board at least 30 days prior to the proposed cancellation date.
Become a private detective or private security company
Private detective businesses and private security companies in Georgia must be licensed, and the employees of the company engaged in investigative activities and armed security guards must be registered. To become licensed, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Be a citizen of the United States or a registered resident alien
- Have good moral character and demonstrate trustworthiness
- Have not previously committed acts constituting dishonesty or fraud
Applicants must provide fingerprints to the department and comply with all qualifications and requirements of the commissioner. Once the license certificate is obtained, it must be clearly visible at the licensee’s place of business at all times.
For more licensing information, check out the Additional information section of this page. To begin the licensing process to become a private detective and security agency in Georgia, purchase your surety bond instantly from Surety Bonds!
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