How much does a detective surety bond cost in Minnesota?
All private detectives and protective agents in Minnesota must post a surety bond in the amount of $10,000 as a licensing requirement.
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|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$10,000 Private Detective or Protective Agent Bond||$10,000||$100|
Why do I need this bond?
This bond ensures that all private detectives and investigators do their job as required by law. Minnesota private detective and investigator bonds protect citizens from any financial loss resulting from unlawful acts carried out by the principal (private detective or investigator).
This specific bond also prohibits private detectives from displaying on a badge or any other form of identification the words “public safety”, “police”, “highway patrol”, “state patrol”, “sheriff”, “trooper”, “law enforcement”, or any other reference to a government entity.
How to become a private detective or investigator in Minnesota
Other requirements to become a licensed private detective or investigator include being 18 years of age or older, having a clean criminal record, and submitting proof that you have adequate detective or investigator experience.
Individuals can request an application packet from the state by sending a $25 check or money order payable to the Board of Private Detective and Protective Agent Services. Individuals must state the license type being requested (Private Detective or Protective Agent) and level (individual, partnership, or corporate/LLC).
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