Forms: Private investigators
License applications and renewals
- Business License Application Supplemental for Private Investigator Agency/Principal License
Use this form to apply for a private investigator agency license.
- Private Investigator Association Request
Add a private investigator with an active license to your agency. You can also request their license renewal at the same time.
- Private Investigator License Application and Renewal
Use this form to apply for unarmed and armed private investigator licenses, transfers, and renewals.
- Private Investigation Agency Principal/Certified Trainer Exam/Reexam Application
Use this form to apply to take, or retake, the agency principal or certified trainer examination.
- Private Investigative Agency Surety Bond
Use this form to file a $10,000 surety bond instead of a certificate of liability insurance.
- Change of Name and/or Address
Use this form to report a change of name or address for your private investigator agency.
- Change of Principal Private Investigation Agency Application
Use this form to change the principal listed for a private investigator agency.
- License/Registration Verification for Private Investigator
Use this form to request verification of a private investigator license from a state other than Washington.
- Professional License Criminal Conviction Screening Request
Use this form to request a review of your criminal conviction history to determine if you are eligible to get a license.
- Public Protection Services
Use this form to make payment on fingerprint submissions, only if you are approved for direct fingerprint submission.
- Public Protection Services Complaint (English,
Español, Русский, and more)
Use this form to file a complaint against a private investigator or private investigator agency.