The New York Private Investigator Bond is required by the State of New York in the amount of $10,000.  The bond ensures that the bondholder will follow Article 7 of the General Business Law rules and regulations.

Who needs the Private Investigator Bond?

Individuals applying for a private investigator license with the State of New York. The Private Investigator Bond is one of the licensing requirements. 

A private investigator is hired by any person(s) to obtain information. Information relating to the identity, habits, conduct, movements, whereabouts, affiliations, associations, transactions, reputation, or character of any person or group of persons. In addition, they investigate the credibility of witnesses, look for missing persons and locate or recover stolen property.New York Private Investigator Bond

What are other licensing requirements?

Individuals must complete the application form and sign the DMV Informed Consent section. Proof of electronic fingerprinting and the original Passed Examination slip must be submitted. The slip should not be more than two years old. Lastly, applicants must submit payment of the application fee.

Where can I get a New York Private Investigator Bond?

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





How to Get Your Private Investigator 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.

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1. Apply Online
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2. Get Your Free Quote
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3. Get Your Bond
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