How much does a private detective bond cost in Rhode Island?
Anyone wishing to become a private detective in Rhode Island must post a $5,000 surety bond with their respective township.
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|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$5,000 Private Detective Bond - 1 Year||$5,000||$100|
Why do I need this bond?
Rhode Island private detective surety bonds ensure that the principal (private detective) will not engage in any fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation of themselves, among other laws, according to the Private Detective Act. Rhode Island private detective surety bonds cover damages suffered by anyone as a result of unlawful or unethical actions committed by the private detective.
What’s the fine print?
Each city in Rhode Island may have different licensing applications so it is important to make sure you fill out the correct application for the correct city. Rhode Island requires all private detectives to post this specific surety bond. Rhode Island private detective surety bonds expire one year from the effective date unless claimed against or canceled.
How to become a private detective in Rhode Island
In addition to submitting an application, there are a number of requirements one must meet if they wish to become a private detective in Rhode Island:
- Must be citizen in the United States
- Must be determined to be of good moral character
- Must pay $150 license fee