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RENEWAL APPLICATION ONLY:

DIRECTIONS FOR ALL APPLICATIONS

IF APPLYING FOR:

  • APPRENTICE SECURITY OFFICER (12 hours classroom instruction OR 12 hours of field service)
  • SECURITY OFFICER (1000 hours field service & 32 hours classroom instruction)
  • COMMISSIONED SECURITY OFFICER (4000 hours field service & 80 hours classroom instruction)
  • REGISTERED PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR (employee of licensed investigative agency-must supply 2 passport sized photos of applicant)

Complete page 1, 2 and 3. In addition to these pages, supply the requested documentation where applicable. You must also supply 2 legible fingerprint cards. (Do not staple or fold cards) (Please note, if the prints are unreadable or you have listed improper codes, the card will be rejected and returned)

IF APPLYING FOR:

  • ARMED SECURITY OFFICER (must be at least security officer level)

Complete pages 5 and Renewal Application. Supply applicable documentation.

IF APPLYING FOR:

  • LICENSED PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR (2000 service hours)
  • LICENSED SECURITY PROVIDER (You must also be commissioned officer status before eligible)

Complete page 1, 2, 3 and 6. In addition to these pages, supply the requested documentation where applicable. You must supply 2 legible fingerprint cards. (Do not staple or fold) (Please note: if the prints are unreadable or you have listed improper codes, the card will be rejected). Additionally, supply two passport sized photos of the applicant.

IF APPLYING FOR:

  • DETECTIVE AGENCY LICENSE (must have private investigator license status prior to agency status)
  • SECURITY AGENCY LICENSE (must have security provider status prior to agency status)
  • Complete page 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6. In addition to these pages, supply the requested documentation where applicable. You must supply 2 legible fingerprint cards. This also applies to managers & owners with at least 10% ownership of the agency. (Do not staple or fold) (Please note: if the prints are unreadable or you have listed improper codes, the cards will be rejected). Documentation for the agency license must also include a Certificate of Authority from the North Dakota Secretary of State.

    FEE BREAKDOWN

    • ND BCI Criminal Search - $30.00
    • FBI Criminal Search - $22.00
    • Apprentice/Security/Commissioned Officer - $25.00
    • Armed Security Officer - $30.00
    • Security Trainer - $20.00
    • Registered Investigator - $25.00
    • Licensed Security Provider - $130.00
    • Licensed Private Investigator - $130.00
    • Licensed Detective Agency - $250.00
    • Licensed Security Agency - $250.00

    Late Fees: $10.00 charge for each Month of Non-Renewal (Applies to Registrations only)

    License Holders face possible criminal and disciplinary action for Non-Renewal.

    NEW APPLICANTS:

    Licensed security provider, security agency, licensed investigator, private detective agency: a one time application fee of $100.00 is required. This covers the processing and testing fees. Licenses and registrations expire on September 30th of each year.

    Armed certifications are renewed annually and expire on September 30th of each year.

    The same fee structure applies to all renewals and transfers with the exception of the $100.00 application fee.

    Mail applications and make checks payable to:

    North Dakota Private Investigation & Security Board
    513 East Bismarck Expressway, Suite 5
    Bismarck, North Dakota 58504
    Telephone/fax number 701-222-3063

    All the forms on this page are in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. If you don't have a copy of the free Reader, you can obtain one from Adobe Acrobat. You will need a copy in order to view the forms.

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