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Professionals (Applications & Forms)

Licensing Services

Private Investigators 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  Effective June 1, 2015,  any Private Investigator practicing in the state of Colorado must obtain a license from the Office of Private Investigator Licensure.  In order to ensure your license will be available by June 1, 2015, your complete application, including your CBI background check information and Jurisprudence Examination Passing Results Report (you must affix your handwritten signature and date on this Results Report) must be received in our office by the close of business May 1, 2015.

Application for Private Investigator Licensure is Online ONLY!

Those wishing to apply for a Private Investigator (PI) license must do so using the online system.  Please use the link below to be directed to Online Services.  Upon your first visit, you must register your own account as an individual with the division.  You will NOT be able to complete an online application for PI licensure using an account for a business.

A checklist of required items is posted below.  Please review the checklist before you begin your online application to ensure you are prepared to submit all required information and documentation to the division. 


Level I or 2 ONLINE Application Checklist for Online Application Jurisprudence Exam Information and Instructions
Fingerprint and Background Check Instructions  PI Surety Bond Form  




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