Fees: Private investigators

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Application fees Fee
Private Investigator Agency with unarmed principal $600
Private Investigator Agency with armed principal $700
Unarmed Private Investigator $200
Armed Private Investigator (in addition to Unarmed Private Investigator fee) $100
Transfer $25
Certified Trainer Examination $25
License renewal Renewal fees
Private Investigator Agency $350
(Renewals filed after the license expires will be charged the Business Licensing Service late renewal fee.)
Unarmed Private Investigator $175
(Late renewal: $200)
Armed Private Investigator $175
(Late renewal: $200)
Certified Trainer $15
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