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Michigan Professional Investigator or Agency Bond

How much does a professional investigator bond cost in Michigan?

The state of Michigan requires professional investigators/agencies to post a $10,000 surety bond. These bonds remain in effect for 3 years.

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Bond Type Bond Amount Cost
$10,000 Professional Investigator or Agency Bond $10,000 $250 for 3 years

Why do I need this bond?

Surety bonds for professional investigators and agencies in Michigan are put in place to ensure these professionals faithfully and honestly conduct business, including complying with all rules and regulations found in the Michigan Professional Investigator Licensure Act (Act 285 of 1965).

What’s the fine print?

Michigan professional investigator/agency surety bonds last for 3 years and are continuous until canceled. In the event of the bond’s cancellation, the surety underwriting company must provide the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs with 30 days’ written notice prior to the termination date. The surety company is liable for any breach of the surety contract up to the effective date of cancellation.

How to become a professional investigator or agency in Michigan

To become a law enforcement officer, you must submit the following materials with your application:

  • 2 recent color photos of applicant, partners, members and corporate officers (on photo paper) no larger than a passport size photograph. All photos must be labeled per individual.
  • Employment Verification Forms (make copies as needed) must be completed by employers to verify applicant’s qualifying experience. Official transcript if qualifying by degree.
  • bond or liability insurance to cover the 3-year term of licensure.
  • copy of your Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization. Out-of-state corporations and organizations must submit their Articles of Incorporation or Articles of Organization from the state where the company was formed, along with a Certificate of Good Standing.
  • copy of your Certificate of Co-Partnership from your County Clerk’s office where your business is located.
  • Assumed Name Certificate or a DBA if you are using a name other than your own or different from your corporation or organization name.
  • 5 notarized Personal Reference Forms (make copies as needed) from individuals who can attest they have known the applicant and his or her qualifications for a period of at least 5 years and believe the applicant to be honest and competent.

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Michigan Professional Investigator/Agency Surety Bond Form

Michigan Professional Investigator Licensure Act

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Professional Investigator FAQs

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Professional Investigator License Application Instructions

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