State of Ohio

Ohio Private Investigator & Security Guard Licensing

Click the link below to view the Ohio Revised Code and Ohio Administrative Code regulating Ohio Private Investigator and Security Guard providers.

ORC 4749 and OAC 4501:5-1

Verify an Ohio PI/ SG License

Click the link below to verify an Ohio Private Investigator or Security Guard provider license.


Ohio Department of Public Safety Private Investigation Security Guard Section Forms

Over the years, the forms utilized by PISGS have been revised and updated. PISGS still receives many applications and supporting documents that are on old versions, which may delay processing. Please be sure you are submitting current forms.

The most current forms can be found on the PISGS website:


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