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Fees: Private investigators

Application fees
Description 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
Association $25
Certified Trainer Examination $25
License print fee $5
License renewal fees
Description Fee
Private Investigator Agency license (includes Principal's renewal) $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
License print fee $5
Additional agency fees (Dept. of Revenue)
Description Original fee Renewal fee
Business license application/renewal processing fee Variable business license fee $10 (non-refundable)
State tax registration No fee N/A
Trade name registration $5 N/A

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