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Colorado Private Investigator Bond

Colorado Private Investigator Bond

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Who Requires the Private Investigator Bond and Why Is It Needed?

Colorado private investigators are required to furnish a surety bond in order to legally conduct business pursuant to the Colorado Revised Statute. The surety bond is typically in a penal sum of $10,000 and exists for the benefit of anyone who suffers losses or damages as a result of the principal's compliance violations, negligent acts or omissions during the private investigators contractual services.

How Much Will My Surety Bond Cost?

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What Does the Bond Protect Against?

This surety bond is required for Colorado private investigators pursuant to §12-58.5-107, COLO. REV. STAT. (“C.R.S.”) to secure compliance with the requirements of Article 58.5 of Title 12, C.R.S., and 4 Code of Colorado Regulations (“C.C.R.”) 750. Furthermore, the surety bond protects anyone damaged financially as a result of acts or omissions in the private investigation services provided by the bonded principal. The surety company is liable for losses or damages caused by the acts or omissions by the bonded principal that result in a violation of the provisions of Article 58.5 of Title 12, C.R.S., or 4 C.C.R. 750 and must provide thirty days prior notice when terminating or canceling this surety bond.


What is Needed to Obtain My License or Registration?

  1. Meet education and experience requirements set out by the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) Office of Private Investigator Licensure
  2. Submit fingerprinting for the purpose of a Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and FBI background check
  3. Pay the application fee
  4. Pass the Colorado Private Investigator Jurisprudence Examination online
  5. Post a surety bond in an amount of at least $10,000
  6. Renew your license on May 31st of each year. Licenses issued within 120 days of the upcoming renewal date are not be required to be renewed until May 31st the next year.

Colorado private investigator (PI) licensing falls under the jurisdiction of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) Office of Private Investigator Licensure. The Office of Private Investigator Licensure enforces regulations, levies fines for misconduct and investigates complaints received from consumers.

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