The Maine Private Investigator Bond is required by the State of Maine, Department of Public Safety. The bond amount is $10,000 for a Maine resident and $50,000 for non-resident. The bond assures the state that the bondholder shall honestly conduct the business as required of such license.
Who is a Private Investigator?
An individual who engages/solicits business, or accepts employment, to conduct private investigations. The individual may not act as a professional investigator without first obtaining a license from the Chief of the State Police.
The Private Investigator Bond is one of the requirements in becoming a Licensed Private Investigator in the State of Maine.
What are other requirements needed to become a Maine Private Investigator?
Individuals must be 21 years or older and be a Citizen or Resident Alien of the United States. In addition, they must have graduated from an accredited high school or been granted the high school equivalent. They need to demonstrate good moral character. A passing score on the Private Investigator examination as well as the required work experience is required. Lastly, the application form needs to be submitted.
The license fee for a Private Investigator is $500. $50 must be submitted with the application and $450 submitted upon issuance of the license. In addition, there is a $21 fee for a criminal history check.
Where can I get a Maine Private Investigator Bond?
At Surety1, we make things easy for you. Start the process by completing our easy-to-navigate, free online application form. After that, one of our surety agents will contact you with a no-obligation quote for the bond premium. When you’re ready to move forward with us, we’ll collect the premium payment and have you sign the agreement. Next, choose to have your Maine Private Investigator Bond mailed through USPS Priority Mail or overnight delivery.
Surety1 has been issuing surety bonds in the State of Maine since 2003. We continue to be rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau for our outstanding service.