Private investigator bond cost
Potential private investigators are required to obtain a $50,000 surety bond in accordance with the Department of Safety. These bonds are credit-based bonds so the premium applicants will pay is determined by an underwriter’s review of their credit score. However, an applicant with exceptional credit could pay as little as 1% of the total bond amount.
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Why this bond
Private detective bonds ensure that the principal (private detective) will comply with all provisions mandated by the Secretary of State. All these provisions can be found in Section 106-F in the New Hampshire Statutes, which is in the important links at the bottom of this page. The private detective must do business in a professional manner and can’t commit, aid or abett criminal offenses. If any wrongdoing occurs, the surety will cover them up to the full bond amount. The principal would then be responsible for reimbursing the surety.
Private investigator bond details
A private investigator bond is in full effect for 2 years unless claimed against or cancelled. The bond may be cancelled by the obligee if there is written notice to the surety, at which point, one must allow 20 days after receipt of notice for the bond to be terminated.
Become a private investigator
Applicants who wish to be a private investigator, security guard employee or bail bondsman employee should read through all the regulations in Section 106-F. An applicant must also provide the following:
- An application to the New Hampshire Department of Safety, which can be found in the important links below
- A fee of at least $30
- A $50,000 surety bond
Apply for your surety bond
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