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Index of State of Delaware Business Licenses and Registrations

Private Investigators and Security Guards

For employees of licensed Private Investigative & Private Security Agencies

Anyone that is a security guard or private investigator for a licensed PI & PSA agency must have this ID card to be a valid employee.

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Department: DSHS

Division: State Police

Office: Board of Examiners of Private Investigators & Private Security Agencies Professional Licensing


All ID cards are valid for 5 years. Expiring on the individuals date of birth 5 years from date of issuance.


Fingerprinting is $69; the ID card is $20 – applies to both new applicants and renewals.

Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations


Lisa Trolinder can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302-672-5305.


This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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