A New Jersey Detective Agency Bond is a type of surety bond that is required by the New Jersey State Police in order to obtain a private detective license. The bond is in the amount of $3,000 for an individual and $5,000 for a corporation or firm. The purpose of the bond is to protect the public from financial losses in the event that the detective agency fails to perform its duties in accordance with the law.
How To get New Jersey Detective Agency Bond
At Surety1.com we make it easy to obtain this surety bond. Our simple, three step process is:
- Complete the easy to navigate and secure online application. 1
- Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s professional surety bond agents, usually within one business day.
- Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium
Once these steps have been completed, the New Jersey Detective Agency Bond will be shipped to the bond applicant. The cost f the bond is the minimum of $150.00. Multi-year discount may be available.
1 -The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal business name of applicant for the license.
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What are the requirements for a Detective Agency license?
In order to qualify as a private detective in New Jersey, you must be at least 25 years old and a citizen of the United States. Applicants must also possess good character and integrity. Take note that a credit check will be performed in addition to a background check. Applicants must also have at least five years of experience as an investigator or as a police officer with an organized police department of the state. Aside from the completed application form and payment of the license fee, applicants must also submit a surety bond. The amount is $3000 for individuals, while in the case of a firm or corporation, the bond amount is set at $5000.