Colorado PI Licensing

Colorado Private Investigator License Renewal Fee Reduced

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Colorado Private Investigator License Renewal Fee   The renewal fee for a Colorado licensed private investigator has been greatly reduced due to the diligent work of the Professional Private Investigators Association of Colorado (www.pppiac.org). DORA, the regulating agency for Colorado private investigators had announced a renewal fee of $263. PPIAC immediately opened discussions with DORA as there are far more licensed private investigators in Colorado than originally anticipated. Since this is a self funded program, the more investigators in the program, the lower the fees. After numerous discussions with DORA they realized that the fees should be much lower and came out with a NEW renewal fee amount of $63. Those who renewed at the original higher cost,...

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Colorado Private Investigator Licensing

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Colorado Private Investigator Licensing Update   Colorado had been one of only a few states without a mandatory licensing program for private investigators for many years. This meant that anybody and everybody who wanted to hang up a shingle and say they were a private investigator, could do this. Often times this would allow them access to sensitive personal information, including but no limited to a clients credit card information.   This changed on June 1, 2015, when the mandatory private investigator licensing law, was implemented. This was after a time period of over three decades where Colorado had no such law. The last mandatory private investigator licensing law in Colorado was in 1977, when an investigator challenged the law by declaring there...

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16 Month Private Investigator License

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16 Month Colorado Private Investigator License For those who have waited to get their Colorado Private Investigator license, there is no better time than now. If you qualify for a private investigator license and receive one, it will not expire until February of 2014. DORA (Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies) has written in their rules that any license issued within 120 days of the next renewal period, will carry over to the subsequent renewal period (Feb of 2014). For all the information on how to apply and receive your Colorado Private Investigator license, you can use the following link: Colorado Private Investigator...

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Licensed Colorado Private Investigator or Unlicensed?

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Colorado PI Licensing Update As you might know by now, Colorado is at the beginning phase of the Colorado private investigator licensing program. In Colorado, unlike any other state in the country, this is a voluntary program. The private investigator license will go into effect on July 1, 2012. We have applied for and received our Colorado private investigator license which is license number 533. To receive this license we had to go through an FBI background check, a Colorado Bureau of Investigations background check as well as attest to our investigative experience. Being a voluntary program, every investigator makes a choice to be licensed or not. From our client’s point of view, you have to decide whether you want to hire a licensed investigator or an...

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Colorado Private Investigator Licensing

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New Licensing for Colorado PI’s The voluntary licensing program for the Colorado private investigator will be in effect on July 1, 2012. At this time, you as a client will have to decide if you want to retain a Colorado private investigator who is licensed or one that is unlicensed. When choosing a licensed investigator you will have the comfort of knowing that the investigator has been through an FBI background check as well as a Colorado Bureau of Investigations background check. Furthermore, in order to qualify for a Colorado private investigator license, the individual has to have substantial experience in the investigative field. This is a voluntary program allowing a less seasoned investigator to work toward the necessary hours needed to become...

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Colorado Private Investigator of Tomorrow

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The face of the Colorado private investigator is undergoing a major transformation. With the initiation of the voluntary Colorado licensed private investigator program, for the first time in 35 years, clients who hire a private investigator will know that the person they are hiring has undergone a background screening, which will include a Colorado Bureau of Investigations check as well as an FBI background check. The first license will be issued in July of 2012 and at that time, you as a client will decide if you want to go with a licensed private investigator or an unlicensed investigator. Insurance companies, looking to conduct an insurance fraud investigation or requesting a surveillance investigation, attorneys looking to conduct background checks and...

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