Georgia Board of Private Detectives


Security Agencies

The Official Website to apply for your license.

It is known as the Georgia Private Detective and Security Agencies Act.

This Chapter provides General Provisions for the Georgia Private Investigative Industry.

Reference material for the examination.  Rules for licensure.  Chapter 509 applies.

Link to State Website to download various forms.

Good source as study material.  Answers to many questions you might see on the examination


​Click on the Sample Test Questions link to take the on-line computer generated 10 question sample test.

Application for Private Detective License.  Includes instructions for an individual and a employer.

Reference material for the examination.  Application for Firearms Permit.

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The Georgia Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies was created for the purpose of safeguarding the citizens of the Great State of Georgia by regulation of the private detective and security businesses. The regulation of such business is declared to be in the public interest.

Current Georgia Wiretap laws

Provides information on the Computer Based Examination, including the examination blueprint. 

You are purchasing the practice examination for the Private Detective Examination and not the Private Investigator and Security agency examination.  Make sure you know which state examination you are taking before buying this exam.  

This is a link to the 2017 George Code.  This is where you will find all the codes listed in the study material.

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The GA Examination is currently being updated.  The state has added addtional study material and they have changed their test questions.  The current GA practice examination is being made available for 50% off the hard copy version until the new practice examiantion can be updated with questions addressing the new study material.  Our practice examination still covers approximately 90% of the study material, but not all and that's why it's being reduced temporarily.