A Georgia Private Detective & Security Agencies Bond is a type of surety bond required by the Georgia Board of Private Detectives and Security Agencies (GBPDSA) for private detectives and security agencies to obtain a license. It acts as a safety net for those who may be harmed by the actions of a licensee. The bond amount is $25,000 and the cost of the surety bond is usually between 1% and 3% of the bond amount. Surety1 will shop its many markets to procure the right price at the right terms.

How to Get a Georgia Private Detective & Security Agencies Bond

At Surety1.com we make it easy to obtain this surety bond. Our simple, three step process is:

  1. Complete the easy to navigate and secure online application1
  2. Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s professional surety bond agents, usually within one business day.
  3. Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium

Once these steps have been completed, the Georgia Private Detective & Security Agencies Bond will be shipped to the bond applicant.
1 -The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal business name of applicant for the license. 

Surety1.com is a service of AssuredPartners one of the largest and fastest growing insurance agencies in the nation. Representing over a dozen surety bond companies, Surety1.com is the premier online provider of surety bonds nationwide since 2003.

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How to Get a Private Detective or Security Agency Company License In Georgia

Getting a Georgia Private Detective & Security Agencies business license involves meeting qualifications, completing paperwork, and paying fees. Here’s a breakdown of the process:

  1. Georgia Private Detective & Security Agencies BondQualification Requirements:
    • Experience or Education: You’ll need to demonstrate either:
      • At least two years of experience as a licensed private detective or in law enforcement.
      • A four-year degree in criminal justice or a related field from an accredited university.
  1. License Application:
  1. Supporting Documents: Prepare the required documents, which may include:
    • Business formation documents (LLC, etc.)
    • Fingerprints for background checks
    • Proof of experience or education
    • Business plan
    • Insurance documentation
  1. Fees:
    • Pay the application fee ($100) and license fee ($300) to the GBPDSA. There’s a combined detective and security company license option for $800.
  1. Bond Requirement: Secure a Georgia Private Detective & Security Agencies Bond of $25,000 from Surety1.com.

Additional Tips:

  • Consider contacting the GBPDSA directly at (478) 207-2440 for any clarifications or updates on the process.
  • Explore resources like the PSA Academy (https://psa-academy.org/course-programs) for additional information and potential assistance.


How to Get Your Georgia Private Detective & Security Agencies Bond

  1. Complete an online application. It’s free and no-obligation.
  2. One of our surety experts will contact you with a firm quote and an agreement to sign.
  3. Provide payment and your signed agreement, and then you will receive your Surety Bond!

If you have any questions, please call us at 877-654-2327.

How to Get Bonded

1. Apply Online
Using our Free & Secure Application
2. Get Your Free Quote
Applications are No-Obligation
3. Get Your Bond
Most Bonds are Approved in 1-2 Business Days

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