Section .0200 - Licenses: Trainee Permits

Published: 2015

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(a)  Each applicant for a license or trainee permit shall

submit an original and one copy of the application to the Board. The

application shall be accompanied by:

(1)           one set of classifiable fingerprints on an

applicant fingerprint card;

(2)           one head and shoulders digital photograph

of the applicant in JPG format of acceptable quality for identification, taken

within six months prior to submission and submitted by e-mail to or by compact


(3)           a certified statement of the results of a

criminal history records search by the appropriate governmental authority

housing criminal record information or clerk of superior court in each county

where the applicant has resided within the immediately preceding 60 months;

(4)           the applicant's non-refundable application


(5)           the actual cost charged to the Private

Protective Services Board by the State Bureau of Investigation to cover the

cost of criminal record checks performed by the State Bureau of Investigation,

collected by the Private Protective Services Board; and

(6)           an Equifax credit check run within 30 days

of the license application submission date.

(b)  Applications for trainee permits shall be accompanied

by a notarized statement on a form provided by the Board and signed by the

applicant and his prospective supervisor, stating that the trainee applicant

shall at all times work with and under the direct supervision of that


(c)  Private investigator trainees applying for a license

must make available for inspection a log of experience on a form provided by

the Board.

(d)  Each applicant must provide evidence of high school

graduation either by diploma, G.E.D. certificate, or other proof.

(e)  Each applicant for a license shall meet personally with

either a Board investigator, the Screening Committee; the Director, or a Board

representative designated by the Director prior to being issued a license.  The

applicant shall discuss the provisions of G.S. 74C and the administrative rules

during the personal meeting.  The applicant shall sign a form provided by the

Board indicating that he or she has reviewed the information with the Board's

representative and that he or she has an understanding of G.S. 74C and the

administrative rules.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 74C-2; 74C-5; 74C-8;

74C-8.1; 74C-12;

Eff. June 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2012; July 1, 2011; August 1, 1998;

December 1, 1995; July 1, 1987; December 1, 1985;

Transferred and Recodified from 12 NCAC 07D .0201 Eff.

July 1, 2015.