New Hampshire Private Investigators Licensing Requirements

The requirements to get a PI’s license in New Hampshire may change.  Below are a current list of the general requirements. Please visit the states website for the most up-to-date list of requirements.

Minimum requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a residents of the United States
  • Have no felony, domestic violence, or abuse convictions
  • Have no misdemeanor convictions associated with theft, honesty, fraud, or sale or use of controlled substances

Licensing Requirements:
(One of the following)

  • At least 4 years of experience in one of the following positions:
    • As a director of security or senior officer of a company or corporation or licensed security service
    • As a full-time adjuster, risk manager, or claims investigator for an insurance carrier or adjusting company
    • As a full-time law enforcement officer for a county, state, federal, college or university, or municipal police department
  • At least 2 years of employment as a full-time investigator for a private investigative agency AND one of the following:
    • An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from an accredited college or university
    • Certification from the American Society for Industrial Security as a certified professional investigator
    • Certification from the National Association of Legal Investigators as a certified legal investigator
  • At least 4 years of employment as a full-time investigator for a licensed private investigator or agency
  • At least 4 years of experience as a full-time experience as a full-time firefighter and certification by the International Association of Arson Investigator

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Licensing Authority in New Hampshire:

PI’s licensing in New Hampshire is governed by the Department of Safety

Office of  The Department of Safety
33 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH
Commissioner Robert L. Quinn
Assistant Commissioner Richard C. Bailey, Jr.
Assistant Commissioner Eddie Edwards

New Hampshire League of Investigators

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