How much will my Hawaii private detective bond cost?
Anyone wishing to become a private detective, security guard or private detective agency in Hawaii must post a $5,000 surety bond with the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
SuretyBonds.com issues these bonds instantly for $50 for the full one-year term. Simply click Buy Now to purchase your bond safely and securely via our online bond checkout. In just a few minutes you can be on your way to getting bonded as a Hawaii private detective agency.
|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$5,000 Private Detective, Guard or Agency Bond||$5,000||$50|
Why do I need this bond?
Private detective 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 according to Hawaii Act 208 Chapter 463.
If a private detective engages in unlawful acts the bond will cover the cost of the damages to the client. The private detective is responsible for reimbursing the surety up to the full bond amount.
What’s the fine print?
Hawaii private detective surety bonds are in full force for one year unless canceled or claimed against. The surety may cancel these bonds at any time during the term by providing the Department with 30 days’ written notice.
How to become a private detective, guard or agency in Hawaii
Along with submitting a $5,000 surety bond, private detectives, security guards, and private detective agencies must adhere to several additional rules:
- Minimum 18 years old
- Possess high school diploma or equivalent
- Complete eight hours of educational requirements
- Submit application, including payment of any applicable fees
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