SIA Licences – Private Investigation

by SIA Site Admin // February 4

This section gives all the information you need about private investigation licences.

Who needs a licence?heading_arrow-2753306
Check here to see if the job that you do means you will need a licence. This section also gives details of those working in security companies that will need a licence, even if they do not work as a private investigator.

Part of getting a licence involves a criminal record check; this section explains how this works.

Training & qualificationsheading_arrow-2753306
You will need to show the SIA that you have the right skills to be a private investigator. This means having relevant training and a qualification. This section explains the training and qualifications that you need.

Cost of a licenceheading_arrow-2753306
How much it will cost you to get a licence.

Getting a licenceheading_arrow-2753306
This section explains the process for getting a licence, and what you need to do.

At the moment local authorities and some police force issue local licences, badges and operate registration schemes. This section describes how the national SIA licence will work, including the dates that licensing will start.

It will be the law to have an SIA licence. This section explains how we will ensure that people have a licence.