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Connecticut Private Detective and Security Service Bond

How much does a private detective or security service bond cost in Connecticut?

The Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection requires private detectives to post a $10,000 surety bond.

SuretyBonds.com issues these bonds instantly for $175 for the full 2-year term. Simply click “Buy Now” to purchase your bond safely and securely via our online payment portal. In just a few minutes you can be on your way to getting bonded as a private detective or security service provider in Connecticut.

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost
$10,000 Private Detective or Security Service Bond $10,000 $175

Why do I need this bond?

Connecticut private detective surety bonds ensure that the principal (private detective) will not engage in any fraudulent activities, misrepresent themselves or impersonate a law enforcement officer while on the job. Connecticut private investigator surety bonds cover damages suffered by anyone as a result of unlawful or unethical actions committed by the private investigator or private investigative agency.

What’s the fine print?

Connecticut requires all private detectives to post this specific surety bond. Connecticut private detective surety bonds expire 2 years from the effective date unless claimed against or canceled. The obligee requires 30 days notice of cancellation from the surety underwriting company.

How to become a private detective in Connecticut

You must be licensed to be a private detective in Connecticut. Licensing requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be at least 25 years old
  • Must be determined to be of good moral character
  • Provide driving record from the last 3 years
  • Pay all licensing fees

For more information about the licensing requirements and procedures, please visit the Additional Resources section below.

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Additional Resources

Private Detective Qualifications

Private Detective Surety Bond Form

Application for Private Detective License

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