The State of West Virginia Secretary of State requires a West Virginia Private Detective or Security Guard Bond in the amount of $2500. This bond is to ensure that any private investigators fulfill any services that have been previously paid for.
Payment for the license fee in the form of a check or money order. Please refer to the table below for the amount.
West Virginia Resident
Combined Pi/SG Individual
Combined PI/SG Firm
2 passport sized photos
1 set of fingerprints
Character references from 5 reputable citizens who have known the applicant for at least 5 years.
Qualifications based on employed – applicants must submit a notarized statement attesting to his competency to the time they were employed and skills acquired.
Qualifications based on coursework – applicants must submit their transcripts of degree.
How do I obtain a West Virginia Private Detective or Security Guard Bond?
Complete our easy to navigate online application. Within one business day, one of our licensed agents will contact you with a no-obligation quote for your bond (the “premium”). Once any necessary paperwork is signed and the premium payment is processed, your surety bond will be shipped to you via USPS Priority Mail (overnight shipping options also available).
The surety bond experts at Surety1 are here to help you get bonded quickly and reliably. We work with over a dozen “A” rated surety markets to ensure we find you the lowest rate for your bond. We are also licensed in all 50 states and maintain an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau.
How to Get Your West Virginia Private Detective or Security Guard 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 West Virginia Private Detective or Security Guard Bond!If you have any questions, please call us at 877-654-2327.
HOW TO GET BONDED
1. Apply OnlineUsing our Free & Secure Application2. Get Your Free QuoteApplications are No-Obligation3. Get Your BondMost Bonds are Approved in 1-2 Business Days