North Carolina Private Investigators Licensing Requirements

The requirements to get a PI’s license in North Carolina 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 of age with a high school degree or equivalent.
  • Be a US citizen or a resident alien.
  • Be of good moral character with temperate habits (no criminal record, etc.).

Licensing Requirements:

  • Three years of experience in private investigative work, or three years in an investigative capacity as a member of a law enforcement agency or other governmental agency.

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Licensing Authority in North Carolina: 

PI’s licensing in North Carolina is governed by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety

NC Department of Public Safety
4201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4201
(512) 424-2000

The North Carolina Association of Private Investigators

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